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.
Thank you to our sponsors:
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 09/23/14
September through March we will have noted shortages in these items:
Boys Fall/Winter Tops - sizes newborn to 14/16
Boys Fall/Winter Bottoms - sizes newborn to 14/16
**Boys Fall/Winter Bottoms - sizes 18-24 months**
Boys and Girls - Sneakers, Winter Boots - all sizes up to Adult size 9
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 Fall/Winter PJs for Boys and Girls - sizes newborn to 24 months
New Fall/Winter PJs for Boys and Girls - 2T to 14/16
Girls - Fall/Winter Bottoms - sizes 18-24 months & 9/10 to 14/16
Girls - Fall/Winter 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, burp cloths, tooth paste, toys, changing pads, new shampoo and lotion
It's easy to help!