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Wish List

In-kind donations are meaningful ways to meet several immediate needs our families have when they enter treatment, attend groups, or participate in job-search activities. Individuals come to Avivo with very little or no resources and many need help with basic needs.

For more information or other item ideas, call 612-752-8030 or email volunteers@avivomn.org

  1. Personal items for young children and individuals

    • Diapers
    • New, unopened, socks or undergarments
    • Basic Needs Kits /Hygiene supplies for participants (soap, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, hand sanitizer, toothbrush and toothpaste)
    • First aid kits
    • Metro Transit bus cards or gas cards
  2. Items for kids

    • Bicycles for kids
    • Craft supplies (new markers, crayons, glitter, glue, stickers, paint)
  3. Household items

    • Cleaning supplies (bleach, household cleaners, dish detergent, sponges, brooms, mops, buckets, vacuums)
    • Storage shelves
    • Bed Linens (twin and full)
    • Dish sets, bake ware, pots and pans, utensils, kitchen towels
    • Towels, bath sets – rugs, shower curtains, bath mat
    • AA batteries
    • Fans
  4. Training and job-seeking supports

    • Job search kits (flash drives, note pads, pens, annual calendar/daily planner)
    • Transportation assistance (bus or gas cards)
    • Flash drives for distribution to students
    • Portfolios or nice binders for clients to use in interviews

    For more information or other item ideas, call 612-752-8023 or email volunteers@avivomn.org


  5. Art supplies for ArtWorks

    • Paint (watercolor, acrylic, etc.)
    • Paintbrushes
    • Canvas
    • Art paper
    • Specialized erasers
    • Charcoal Pencils

    Find the full list of art-related items needed by Avivo ArtWorks.