Ready for School lays the foundation for school success by supplying children with the basics they need to succeed in the classroom.
Participate in Ready for School by volunteering, donating funds & supplies, or bringing your corporate group to Backpack-A-Thon to stuff 22,000 backpacks for kids in need.
Gear Up for Baby recognizes the specialized needs of the youngest children we serve – those aged 0 to 24 months. Help us help babies in need across the region by donating funds, time, and baby product.
Visit our Virtual Baby Shower to find out how you can help!
Most Needed Items are immediate needs of children's essential items in our warehouse. The most prevalent out-of-stock items are new underwear & socks, pants, winter coats, and books.
Most Needed Items - Immediate Needs
Immediate Needs: as of 07/22/14
April through August we will have noted shortages in these items:
Boys Spring/Summer Tops - sizes newborn to 14/16
Boys Spring/Summer Bottoms - sizes newborn to 14/16
**Boys Summer Bottoms - sizes 18-24 months**
Boys and Girls - Sneakers/Sandals - all sizes up to Adult size 10
Chapter books for ages 9-12 years old
Boys and Girls - New Socks - sizes 6 months to 24 months
Boys and Girls - New Underwear and Socks - sizes 2T to 14/16
Gently-used Spring/Summer PJs for Boys and Girls - sizes newborn to 24 months
New Spring/Summer PJs for Boys and Girls - 2T to 14/16
Girls - Spring/Summer Bottoms - sizes 18-24 months & 9/10 to 14/16
Girls - Spring/Summer Tops and Onesies - newborn - 3T & 9/10 to 14/16
New scissors, pencil sharpeners, coloring books, folders and glue bottles
Baby Items - diapers (size 4, 5, 6), baby carriers, crib bedding, bassinett bedding, saftey items, bibs, new rattles, new plastic bottles, wipes, wash cloths, tooth paste, toys, new shampoo and lotion
It is easy to help: