In-Kind Giving ican

In-Kind Giving


In-kind contributions help meet ICAN’s daily operational needs of our programs and youth. The below wish list includes our most-pressing in-kind needs.

To donate or to learn more, contact ICAN’s Philanthropy Manager, Raven Jordan at (480) 874-7580 or by email at


In-Kind Contributions

In-Kind Contributions

Program Supplies: Dry erase markers, wipe board erasers, Expo spray, full-size paper laminating sheets, model cars, Lincoln Logs, Army figurines, puzzles

Art Supplies: Puffy paint, embroidery floss in assorted colors, buttons, ribbon (without wire), Sharpies, canvases, easels, acrylic paint, watercolor paint, paint brushes, construction paper (black only), stamps, stickers, chalk, crayons, markers, paint, glitter glue pens, colored cardstock, scissors, self-adhesive tape, tissue paper, pipe cleaners, erasers

Games: Legos, board games (e.g., Sorry, Hungry Hippos, Candyland, Twister, Apples to Apples, Trouble, Connect Four, checkers, Operation, Ants in the Pants, Headbanz, etc.), puzzles, Rubik’s Cubes, youth card games (e.g., regular playing cards, Uno, Memory, etc.)

Youth Reading Material:  K-12th grade books (all genres), comic books, sports and entertainment magazines, graphic novels, brain teaser books

General Needs: Sanitizing wipes, latex gloves, Band-Aids (non-medicated), snack size Ziploc bags, Dixie cups, 55 gallon & 10 gallon trash bags, air filters (16x16x2 & 16x25x2 & 20x20x2), liquid hand soap, Windex, toilet paper, multi-fold & regular paper towels

Gift Cards: Walmart, Grocery Stores, gas cards for ICAN vans, etc.

ICAN Me & My Family Nights: Colored construction paper, glue sticks, scissors, plastic table covers, family board games, photo frames (4×6 or 5×7) for family portraits, movie passes (to use as family prizes)

Media: Popular children’s DVD’s (e.g, Disney, Pixar, etc.)

Office Supplies: White copy paper, paperclips, staples, binder clips

Playground Equipment: Dodge balls, kick balls, footballs, basketballs, soccer balls, outdoor games

Youth Incentives:  Small bags of chips, candy, glow sticks, puzzles, bouncy balls, youth jewelry, small sports equipment, sunglasses, toy cars, dolls, $1 items from Target, Legos, bubbles, football and baseball trading cards, school supplies (pencils, notebooks, erasers, folders, etc.), $5 or $10 gift cards (e.g., Dollar Store, restaurants, music stores, etc.), concert and sporting event tickets (preferably 10-15 seats)

Teen Programs: Painting supplies (e.g., acrylic and oil paints, stretched canvases, paintbrushes, aprons, etc.), board games, card games, washi tape, face paint, nail polish and remover, mason jars, sewing machine, sewing materials, fabric, furniture/wood paint, wood glue, high density foam (for making cushions), face wash, Axe body spray, Vaseline, curling irons, flat irons, and bowties

Seasonal Items:

  • November – Thanksgiving dinner nonperishable food items to create baskets to send home with families at the event – Canned foods (low-sodium or no-salt-added vegetables, soups, fruit, etc.), dry foods (pasta, rice, beans, etc.), peanut butter, etc.

Unique Program Needs:

  • Environmental Biology – 1 pound of grass wheat seeds, 1 large bag of potting or top soil, 8 bags of compost, fertilizer, PVC for summer shade, and shade material
  • Train Club – 3 new train engines for ICAN’s train set

Urgent Need:

  • New or used shorts (e.g., basketball shorts, comfortable cotton shorts, etc.) for boys and girls K-3rd grade for when “accidents” arise


To donate or to learn more, contact ICAN’s Philanthropy Manager, Raven Jordan at (480) 874-7580 or When able to do so, please attach receipts to donations for ICAN’s tax purposes.

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