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.

Recent Requests

  • New or Gently Used iPads & Tablets
  • Bilingual Board Books & Children's Books
  • New or Gently Used Men's Jeans - All Sizes
  • 8.5x11" Wipe Off Board/Markers

Youth Opportunity Center Needs (for Homeless Teens)

  • Casserole Dishes
  • Pot and Pans
  • DVDs (G and PG)
  • Books (all levels)
  • Journals
  • Gift Cards to Russ’s Market for perishable foods
  • Cases of Bottled Water
  • Plastic Forks/Spoons
  • Paper or Styrofoam Plates
  • K-Cups (coffee, tea, hot chocolate)
  • Detergent Pods
  • Dry Shampoo
  • Purell Wipes
  • Diapers
  • Full-size Hygiene Products
  • Boxed Cereal (Individual Size)
  • Canned Beef Stew or Chili
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Granola Bars
  • Boxed Pasta
  • Pasta Sauce
  • New or Gently Used Duffle Bags, Backpacks, Shaving Kits, etc.
  • Manual Can Openers
  • Gas Vouchers ($10 & $15)
  • Hand Warmers
  • Trac Phones
  • Air Time Cards
  • Twin Air Mattresses
  • Adult Socks
  • Sweat Pants and Shirts (all adult sizes)
  • Bath Towels

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

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

Baby Needs

  • Diapers—larger sizes
  • Desitin
  • New Pack N Plays
  • New Strollers
  • New High Chairs
  • New Crib Sheets & Blankets

Ongoing Needs (New Items Only Please)

  • Body Wash
  • Mesh Puff Sponges
  • Razors
  • Feminine Products
  • African American Hair Products
  • Axe Products
  • Underwear & T-Shirts (all adult sizes)
  • Boy's & Men's Gym Shorts
  • Stress Balls
  • Headphones/Ear Buds
  • MP3 Players
  • Large Sketchbooks
  • Women's Underwear Size 4
  • Men's Low Cut Socks
  • Women's Fuzzy Socks

Daycare Needs

  • Art Supplies: Construction Paper, Crayons, Paints, Colored Pencils, Markers, Glitter, Canvases, Paint Brushes
  • Diapers & Wipes
  • Dramatic Play Items - Household, Dress up, Kitchen, Baby Dolls

Misc. Needs for Clients

  • Gas and Grocery Gift Cards
  • Tummy Time Activity Mats
  • Toys for Infants

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!