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Our Wish List Items:

Counseling Supplies

  1. Disposable Face Masks such as: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B0872WRTVK/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o06_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  2. Journals or Composition Books– Some of our counseling groups use journals for part of the curriculum (i.e. girls’ empowerment, keeping track of feelings).  Similar styles are appreciated but not necessary.
  3. Gift Cards– Specific denomination of $5, $10, $15 or left over gift cards are always appreciated!  These can be for local fast-food restaurants (i.e. McDonalds, Burger King, Little Caesar’s, Pizza Hut, etc.) or for local area businesses (i.e. Walmart, Borders, Target, etc.).  These are used to purchase food for homeless youth, needed supplies at local stores, or for the mentoring program or as incentives for groups)
  4. Fun Pens– We use these for prizes/incentives and for group completion as well
  5. Candy– We use this as incentives and rewards for group participation.  These can be suckers, chocolate, bags of candy, mints, etc.  Options are great because it gives participants a choice.
  6. Art Supplies – Paint, canvas, colored pencils, paper, markers, scissors, glue gun, yarn, scrapbooking items, etc.
  7. Other Helpful Items: 
    • Poster boards
    • Headphones
    •  Basketballs & Footballs
    • Straws
    • Easy read books
    • Board games – guesstures
    • Card games – go fish, old maid, crazy 8’s, memory, uno
    • Fidgets
    • Individual boxes of crayons
    • Backpacks
    • Calculators
    • Daily planners

Office Supplies

  1. Cleaning supplies
    • Roomba – used is fine
    • Disinfectant wipes, cleaner, etc.
    • Air fresheners
    • A good mop
    • General cleaning supplies
  2. White computer paper
  3. Pens – blue or black ink
  4. Markers (non-skinny)
  5. Plastic pencil cases
  6. Dry erase board cleaner
  7. Dry erase markers
  8. Manila file folders
  9. Legal pads
  10. Pencils and pencil sharpeners manual
  11. Hand sanitizer
  12. Forever stamps
  13. Disposable cups, plates, utensils

Homeless Youth Supplies

YSB has a Crisis Intervention program for youth ages 11-17 within the county who either runaway, refuse to go home, or are locked out of their home.  In addition, some youth in the county come to YSB as anonymous youth in need of supplies when homeless or “couch surfing” due to home-life situations.  The following supplies are needed to help fill backpacks with essential supplies for homeless youth or those who are unable to be at home for a periods of time.

  • Tooth brushes & toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Chapstick
  • Travel sized blankets
  • Feminine hygiene products