Wish List

You can help support Avivo and the people we serve by making a donation from our Wish List. For more information or to schedule a donation drop-off, contact giving@avivomn.org. Another option for donations is to ship items directly to Avivo via our Target Charity registry.

We are currently accepting the following items listed below for the individuals and families in our programs. Please note, all items must be new and unopened.

Wish list needs

Items for families in Avivo’s recovery programs:

  • Toilet paper
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfectant wipes and baby wipes
  • Feminine products
  • Basic hygiene items (including loofahs)
  • Diapers
  • Cotton underwear, socks, or t-shirts
  • Towels (kitchen, bath)
  • Washcloths
  • Shelf-stable food
  • Baby/toddler food (puffs, pouches)
  • Formula (unopened)
  • Reusable water bottles
  • Affirmation cards/encouragement notes
  • Children’s books that are diverse in nature, and in language
  • Adult coloring books and colored pencils
  • Children’s coloring books and crayons
  • Gift cards for basic necessities, groceries, or gas


Items for residents of Avivo Village:

  • Desk fan (similar to this model)
  • Basic Hygiene Items (shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, lotion, comb/pick, toothpaste/brush, etc.)
  • Sanitizing Wipes
  • Feminine Products
  • Water
  • Gatorade
  • Coffee
  • Sugar and sugar alternative packets
  • Creamer singles (regular and flavored)
  • Snack Items (individually packaged)
  • Underwear (sizes medium-xxxl)
  • T-shirts/Tank tops (all sizes)
  • Sweatpants/Sweatshirts (all sizes)
  • Basketball shorts/Terry cloth shorts (all sizes)
  • Shower Shoes (all sizes)
  • Laundry baskets
  • Adult coloring books, colored pencils/gel pens

Items for participants in Avivo’s housing programs:

  • Air mattress/inflatable mattress

Art supplies for Avivo’s ArtWorks program:

  • Paint (watercolor, acrylic, etc.), paintbrushes, canvas, art paper, specialized erasers, charcoal pencils


Volunteer group kit assembly

Both individuals and groups are welcome to volunteer to support individuals and families in Avivo’s programs by donating items on our Wish List, or volunteering to purchase and assemble donated items for a number of different donation kits.