CAPS Wish List

Your generosity makes a difference! When you donate any of the items below by bringing them to the Elkhart or Goshen offices, you are providing much-needed supplies to the families and children in our programs. Whether in child care, our preschool classroom, or the homes of the families we serve, these donations go a long way toward improving the lives of children in Elkhart County. Thank you, we could not do our work without you!

Baby Care

  • Diapers (sizes newborn to 5)
  • Diaper rash ointment
  • Diaper wipes
  • Baby lotion
  • Baby shampoo/soap

Play Items

  • Board and card games • Play-Doh • Balls (including exercise balls) • Tire pump • Jump ropes • Tricycle • Bubbles • Sidewalk chalk • Magna-Doodle • Nail polish for teen girls • Matchbox cars • 24-piece floor puzzles • People puppets, especially community helpers like doctor or policeman • Life-sized play food • Children’s and young adult books

Crafts

  • Crepe paper
  • Cotton balls
  • Tissue paper
  • Dry macaroni noodles
  • Dry beans
  • Dry rice
  • Table salt
  • All-purpose flour
  • Barbasol shaving cream
  • Play sand
  • Balloons (helium quality)
  • Stickers
  • Colorful duct tape
  • Packing tape

Safety

  • Cabinet locks • Electric outlet covers • Door handle covers • Baby gates • Smoke/Carbon monoxide detectors • Fire extinguishers • Gun trigger locks

Gift Cards ($10)

  • Amazon
    Wal-Mart, Meijer, Target
    Kroger, Martin’s
    Speedway
  • Dairy Queen, McDonald’s, Subway
  • Payless Shoes

School Supplies

  • Coloring books • Crayons • Colored pencils • Washable markers • Blank paper • Construction paper • Kid-friendly scissors • Glue sticks • Rubber cement • No. 2 pencils • Spiral-bound notebooks • Pencil boxes • Preschool/Kindergarten sized backpacks in solid colors (no cartoons, characters, teams, etc., please)

Household Products

  • Hand soap
  • Hand towels
  • Cleaning wipes
  • Dish soap
  • Dish cloths/sponges
  • Laundry detergent
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Bleach
  • Ant/roach traps/lures
  • Lice kits

CAPS Facility Dog Wish List

• Virbac C.E.T. Oral Hygiene Chews • Virbac C.E.T. toothpaste • Balls to play fetch • Kong Toys • Doggie wipes • Dog Ear Cleaner • Eukanuba Adult Large Breed Dog Food • Gift Certificate to Noah’s Landing Pet Care • Lint Rollers

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