Needs List

To find out more about specific Gifts in Kind that our children’s homes, equine program or foster families may need, call our office: (573) 874-0179.

Food Items

  • Cereal
  • Dairy Products (yogurt, shredded and sliced cheese, milk and non-dairy alternatives…we use 20+ gallons/week!)
  • Peanut Butter
  • Protein snacks (Slim Jims, pepperoni sticks, jerky, etc.)
  • Drink mix flavor-enhancer packets for water
  • Healthy, Individual Snacks (Annie’s brand fruit snacks, Clif or Kind brand bars, etc.)
  • Boxed Side Dishes (rice, potatoes, etc.)
  • Canned, fresh or frozen fruit and vegetables
  • Pasta (Spaghetti, Alfredo, Penne)
  • Fruit Juices
  • Chewing Gum
  • Ranch or Italian Dressing
  • Seasonings (taco, Italian, cinnamon, garlic, etc.)
  • Whole Wheat Bread
  • Eggs
  • Frozen meals to serve 12 (Frozen or refrigerated items can be picked up.)

Household Items

  • Liquid Laundry Detergent and Dryer Sheets
  • Liquid Dishwasher Detergent
  • Paper goods (toilet paper, paper towels, napkins, microwave-safe paper plates)
  • Hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, etc.)
  • Bug Spray and Sunscreen
  • Aluminum foil, plastic wrap and Ziploc bags (gallon or sandwich)
  • First Aid Supplies (band-aids, gauze, tape, etc.)
  • Cleaning Supplies (Lysol Wipes, Pledge Wipes, 13 gallon trash bags etc.)

Miscellaneous Items

  • Luggage (rolling suitcases or duffel bags)
  • Activity Passes – ARC, movies, Sky Zone, Going Bonkers, Midway Golf & Games, Washington Park Ice Arena, etc. (30 total or 10 for one home)
  • Family Restaurant gift cards (Olive Garden, Applebee’s, Pizza Hut, etc.)
  • MFA Break Time gift cards
  • Amazon gift cards
  • Walmart gift cards

Equine Program Needs

If you have questions or want to provide a need for our Equine Program, contact Rebecca.

  • Quick Release Snaps
  • Large/field size trace mineral blocks (equine appropriate)
  • Hay Nets
  • Hoof Sealent
  • Purina Equine Senior
  • Hoof Conditioner
  • Mane/Tail Detangler
  • Heated Water Buckets
  • Buckeye Ultimate Finish 100
  • Bute-less Solution or Pellets

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