Our Wishlist is displayed in the Resource Depot and is constantly being changed and updated based on our needs.

Below is a picture of Our Wish List board:


Take a look at the following list and see if you are able to donate anything!

Our Current Wishlist  (December 2018)
(An *asterisk* indicates we are in special need of an item)

  • Large sized coffee filter
  • *Semi-precious jewels
  • *Wire
  • *Shoeboxes (and other sturdy boxes with lids)
  • *Paintbrushes
  • Baby Food Jars with Lids
  • *Bulletin board borders
  • Film Canisters (35mm)
  • Wooden Clothespins
  • Coffee Cans (plastic and metal welcome!)
  • Magazines (Kids, National Geographic, New Yorkers, Maine)
  • Foam board scraps
  • Pom-poms
  • Small Animal Figurines and Toy Cars
  • Tennis, Golf, or Pingpong Balls
  • Telephone wire (copper)
  • Colorful greeting card envelopes
  • Large Craft Feathers
  • Small Styrofoam shapes: sphere, egg, cone, etc…
  • *Marbles
  • Dowels (at least 1 foot)
  • *Long Dowels in special demand!
  • Altoid tins (or similar size)
  • Velcro
  • Clear plastic tubing (1/4″- 1/2″)
  • Beads: wooden
  • Paper Tubes, only wrapping paper tubes, please! 
  • Scrap Book Paper
  • Large wooden wheels (at least 2 in)
  • Fake flowers (silk)
  • Glass jars (18oz) (specialty jars)
  • *knitting needles
  • Please contact us if you have other materials you’d like to donate. Our storage space is limited. Use the below to find other resource centers.



  • Our list of New Materials (September 2018)

Our newest donations:

Teaching and learning materials for elementary and middle school ages! All are by donation.

New Wallpaper books full of playful, interesting, and elegant designs!

Here is a list of materials that have been recently donated to the Resource Depot:

  • LOTS of 3 ring binders (multiple sizes!)
  • A Variety of Buttons
  • Expired calendars with beautiful pictures of animals, people, places, and things
  • Greeting cards for all occasions
  • Classroom and learning materials (posters, workbooks, maps, curriculum materials, and more)
  • Plastic storage bins with lids (~12″ by ~18″)
  • Paper on rolls in Pink, Red, Green, Blue, Brown, White (Various widths and thicknesses)
  • Felt (Variety of colors and patterns)
  • Variety of fabric: fleece, cotton, canvas, vinyl, and lace
  • Variety of ribbon: various sizes and colors and patterns for many seasons and holidays
  • Many wood turnings, dowels, popsicle sticks, game pieces, and blocks in various shapes and sizes
  • Finished wood samples from hardware stores
  • A variety of art supplies (including paint, crayons, chalk, markers, pipe cleaners, feathers, and pom-poms)
  • Styrofoam slabs in a variety of sizes
  • Bubble wrap, lots of it
  • Sticky back grip stop canvas (repair backpacks?)
  • Large leather pieces
  • T-shirts
  •  Colored crinkle paper
  • UMF Folders

Check back often as we are constantly getting new and exciting materials!



For $0.50 you can pick up a bag that contains all the materials you need to create a craft at home!  The craft options include Paper Tube Critter, Under The Sea Collage, Monsters, Robots and more!


Check out the Under The Sea Craft!