Updated Americana Wish List

As we start the new school year, here are a few things that we are in most immediate need of:

School Supplies for Children  

  • Backpacks
  • Calculators (especially scientific and graphing)
  • Pencils (mechanical & regular)
  • Markers, colored pencils, & crayons
  • White board markers
  • Three-ring binders and folders
  • Binder paper and graphing paper
  • Flash drives
  • Recently-published teen books
  • Software for art, music, photo or video editing/producing
Art Supplies
  • Poster paper
  • Cardstock (white or assorted colors)
  • Construction paper
  • Drawing paper (all sizes)
  • Paper cutter (guillotine-style, 24 – 36 inches)
  • Drying rack
  • Easels
  • Glue sticks
  • Tape (masking, painter’s, duct)
  • NEW plain t-shirts
  • Pottery wheels, clay (plasticine or air dry)
  • 10 point & shoot digital cameras and other photographic supplies
  • Fabric, yarn, knitting needles, patterns
  • Functional sewing machines
  • Loom and accessories (threading tools, warping board, bobbin winder, shuttles, bobbins)
  • Musical instruments
  • CD player / stereo
  • Recently-published art or craft books
  • Fiber fill for pillows
  • Elastic
  • Velcro
  • White rope
  • Hooks for knitting wheels
  • Glue guns
  • Basket-making reeds
  • Binding tape
  • Interfacing for sewing


In addition to these items we are always looking for the items on our wishlist, which can be found by going to Donate -> Wishlist, or by clicking on this link: http://americanacc.org/donate/wish-list/