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Wish List

Inkind 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 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 children and individuals


    Craft supplies (new markers, crayons, glitter, glue, stickers, paint)

    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. 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


  3. 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

    Portfolio’s or nice binders for clients to use in interviews

    Art supplies (gift cards for Michaels or Joann Fabrics, frames, paint, brushes, and canvas)

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


  4. Art supplies for Avivo ArtWorks

    Paint (watercolor, acrylic, etc.)



    Art paper

    Specialized erasers

    Charcoal Pencils

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