Wish List

Welcome to our wish list!

We welcome (and need) your in-kind donations. If you have any questions please contact Clare Rutz at clare@americanacc.org. Don’t forget: in-kind donations ARE tax deductible and we would be happy to send you a tax receipt! Thanks for your support!

Visit our Amazon Wish List for time-sensitive needs and consider adding an item to your cart next time you make a purchase through Amazon!

Below are items we regularly need for programs and participants:

Supplies for Youth Program
Backpacks
ACT/SAT Prep Books
Gift Cards (for incentive and support to our teen participants)
Early childhood puzzles
Mechanical pencils, lead
Pencils, markers, colored pencils
Binder paper and graphing paper
Flash drives
Musical instruments (ukuleles!)

Art Supplies
Poster paper, cardstock (white or assorted colors)
Construction paper
Canvases (any size)
Glue sticks, tape (masking, painter’s, duct)

Fiberworks
Sewing thread/needles
Buttons
Fabric (any size, any color)
Felt
Elastic
Durable sewing machines
Any other various sewing items

Miscellaneous
First aid kit items
Basketballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, and pumps/needles
Diapers, unscented baby wipes
Software for art, music, photo or video editing or producing
Combination locks, bike locks
Bike helmets
Drill, 50-foot extension cords, staple gun
9 Volt batteries
6-8 foot long tables
Winter coats

Garden Supplies
2 pitchforks
1 wheel for wheelbarrow
10 bags of potting soil
Organic Mulch from Earth-First
2 boxes of heavy-duty trash bags
6 bags of drainage rock
Seeds for Spring planting! (broccoli, carrots, green beans, peas, peppers, kale, onions, tomatoes, blueberries, forget-me-nots, daisies, black-eyed susans, etc.)

Items We Do NOT Need (and where you can take them)

  • Clothing (except for winter clothing, athletic shoes, or clothing in new or like-new condition)
  • Household items that are not specifically on the list above
  • Purses and other accessories
  • Used toys (except for balls)

Please take clothing to our neighbor, St. John Vianney Church at 4839 Southside Drive, for their Sitio clothing ministry.  Household items, accessories, and used toys can be taken to your local Goodwill or Salvation Army thrift store.  The Goodwill nearest to Americana is at 4840 Dixie Highway.  We appreciate your willingness to donate, and we want to make sure that your donation is able to effectively reach the people who will most benefit from it.