Children & Families Wish List

Oyate Nawajin (Stand with the People) programs

This program is designed to keep American Indian families together and strong by providing the knowledge, skills and resources they need to provide a safe, stable environment for their children.

Below is a list of popular needs for our families. Thank you for partnering with us as we together provide a healing place for American Indian youth and families to thrive in safety and wholeness.

We accept items that are considered new or “gently used”, this means:
• No stained, ripped, torn, or worn thru fabrics.
• Nothing that is broken, rusted, chipped, cracked or dirty.
• Nothing that is dangerous, hazardous, or unsafe.
• Small appliances should be in good working order.

Baby Basket:

  • Diapers – sizes 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6
  • Baby hygiene items
  • Wipes
  • Diaper ointment
  • Bag (baby bag, or cloth bag)
  • Clothing
  • Baby Blanket
  • Bath Towel
  • Cotton
  • Soap
  • Baby Powder
  • Baby Shampoo
  • Starter Formula
  • Socks, underwear, bras (sport bras are best)
  • Pack of white t-shirts or muscle shirts
  • Slippers and flip flops
  • Sweatshirts
  • Sweatpants
  • T-shirts
  • Jeans
  • Shorts
  • Pajamas
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Jackets
  • Swimsuits/Trunks
  • Hats and mittens

Kitchen Basket:

  • Dinner plates
  • Salad plates
  • Soup/cereal bowls
  • Coffee cups
  • Drinking glasses
  • Forks, Spoons, and Knives
  • Teaspoons
  • Sharp Knives
  • Cooking pots
  • Large stew pots
  • Frying pans
  • Can Openers
  • Spatula
  • Serving Spoons
  • Containers w/ lid
  • Tupperware Containers
  • Pot holders
  • Table cloths
  • Dish towels
  • Dish rags
  • Dish rack
  • Colander
  • Paper towels
  • Mortar and Pestol

Cleaning Supplies Basket:

  • Broom/dust pan
  • Mop/bucket
  • Sponges
  • Scrub brushes
  • Household cleaners
  • Dish soap
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dish Towel and Rag

Household Basket:

  • Light bulbs
  • Small garbage bins/bags
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Sheets
  • Pillowcases
  • Blankets/Quilts
  • Pillows
  • Bathroom Items
  • Laundry baskets
  • Bath towels
  • Hand towels
  • Wash cloths
  • Plungers
  • Shower curtains
  • Bath mats
  • Soap dishes
  • Toothbrush holders
  • Bars of soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Blankets
  • Irons and Ironing Boards
  • Telephone
  • Standing and table lamps (new and stylish)
  • Door mat/kitchen throw rugs
  • Table and chairs

Wants:

  • Bus cards and Bus Tokens
  • Cub Foods, Rainbow Foods or Target gift cards
  • Calendar/planner (pocket size)
  • Batteries (Size AA)
  • Duffel bags, suitcases, large back packs

Donation Drop-Off
Please coordinate with Sheri Riemers, Programs & HR Director at 651.227.4184 ext. 14 or sheri.riemers@adycenter.org. Please do not leave donations at the door, try connecting with someone inside the building.

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