Wish List

Making a Daily Difference in Kids’ Lives

The children in CEDARS care, like all kids, need a warm bed, good food, and clothes on their backs. But they need even more. CEDARS gratefully accepts donations of new, sealed personal care products and other items as we have need.

Immediate Needs

  • New 5-Point Car Seats
  • New Booster Car Seats

Summertime Needs

  • Sunscreen & Bug Spray
  • New Bikes (or bikes purchased through Mad Dads)
  • Balls (football, basketball, soccer)
  • Modest Swimsuits (infant–adult) One-piece or tankinis.
  • Swim Trunks (infant–adult)
  • Swim Diapers
  • Goggles
  • Sidewalk Chalk
  • Bubbles & Accessories
  • Passes to Champions, Skate Zone, Adventure Golf, Movies

School-time Needs (needed by July 31)

New items only, please.

  • College Ruled Spiral Notebooks
  • 1" 3-Ring Binders
  • 1.5" Binders
  • Blue & Black Pens
  • Mechanical Pencils
  • College Composition Notebooks
  • 3-Hole Punched Pocket Folders
  • Highlighters
  • Graph Paper
  • Erasers
  • Pencil Sharpeners
  • 3x3 Sticky Notes
  • Small Dry Erase Boards

Outreach Needs (for Homeless Teens)

  • Cases of Bottled Water
  • Sunscreen & Bugspray
  • Chapstick
  • Travel-size Hygiene Products
  • Full-size Hygiene Products
  • New or Gently Used Duffle Bags, Backpacks, Shaving Kits, etc.

Transitional Program Needs (teens who age out but need help)

  • Laundry Detergent
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • New Pillows
  • New Bedding
  • New Crockpots, Silverware, Dishes, Glasses, Pots & Pans
  • New Oscillating Fans
  • New Small Appliances (Toasters, Crockpots, George Foreman Grills, Coffee Makers, etc.)

Baby Needs

  • Diapers—all sizes
  • Desitin
  • Baby Wipes
  • Baby Wash & Lotion
  • New Pack N Plays
  • New Strollers
  • New High Chairs
  • New Crib Sheets & Blankets

Ongoing Needs (Emergency Shelter & Girl's Home)

  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Stick Deodorant
  • Razors
  • Shaving Cream
  • Mesh Puff Sponges
  • Feminine Products
  • African American Hair Products
  • Axe Products
  • Socks (all sizes)
  • Underwear & T-Shirts (all sizes)
  • Boy's & Men's Gym Shorts
  • Tops (toddler–adult)
  • Modest Shorts (toddler–adult)

Download a printable Wish List to take shopping with you.

For more information please contact Tracy at (402) 437-8820 or via email. We guarantee your gifts will be used—and appreciated!