In-Kind Donations

Child & Family Service appreciates gifts-in-kind, donations of items and services, which help various programs. Due to storage issues, please call 808.543.8413 if you are interested in donating. Walk-in donations will not be accepted.


CHILD & FAMILY SERVICE TOP WISH LIST

We welcome donations of new items listed or gifts of cash/checks in any amount which can be used to help purchase these items and other pressing needs.

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES:
Our programs help build strong families ties that honor children, fathers, mothers, and kūpuna; programs that help families heal from trauma and develop tools that help throughout their lives.

  • Board Games to encourage family dynamics
  • Gift Cards to create Family Experiences (i.e.: trip to the water park; zoo tickets; movies; other creative experiences)
  • Items to help build a family picnic (Bentos; beach grill, gift card for food items; paper products)
  • Family Traditions: share a holiday tradition and provide the items to help a family to start it in their own family.
  • Provide funding for a parent to shop for his or her own child’s holiday gift (our family counselor will help the parent to budget and take her/him/them to shop).

CARING FOR KEIKI PROGRAMS:
Childhood education programs and programs focusing on the prevention of child abuse and neglect through parent education and family counseling.

  • Gift Cards to purchase items daily items needed for newborns and babies (such as baby wipes, diapers, formula Educational toys & books for newborns & toddlers)
  • First time mother’s “kit” (thermometer; first aid; etc.)
  • Gift Certificate for Infant car seats & strollers (due to safety regulations, these items must be new)
  • Baby proof items (door guards; outlet covers; corner guards, etc.)

HEALING FROM TRAUMA PROGRAMS:
Programs designed to aid individuals and families in crisis, helping them to heal and rebuild their lives through counseling and therapeutic support services.

  • Educational toys, school supplies, and books for children & teens of all ages
  • Toiletries: soft bristle toothbrushes (adults & children), toothpaste, baby shampoo, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, etc.
  • Women & Children’s slippers – all sizes
  • Twin size bedding, pillows, bath towels, and facecloths
  • Personal undergarments for women and children (all sizes)

EMPOWERING YOUTH PROGRAMS:
Programs that help teens through personal crisis in school and in life, providing tools to become confident, independent, and successful and to earn a high school diploma.

  • Pens, pencils, markers, electronic pencil sharpeners, art supplies
  • Journals (personal journaling and classroom use)
  • Gift cards to Ross for apparel or bedding needs (any denomination)
  • Chess sets, educational games for young adults/teens
  • $5 gift cards for incentives (Starbucks; Subway; MacDonald’s; etc.)

HONORING KŪPUNA PROGRAMS:
Caregiver programs offering respite, resources, and support to families caring for elderly loved ones with other health issues.  Wellness and case management programs help keep kūpuna safe and living independently.

  • Gift Cards to purchase incontinence supplies (such as Depends) ~ due to lack of storage space, the gift cards will be used to purchase items as needed.
  • Bus vouchers (weekly or monthly denominations @ 7-11 or Foodland)
  • CVS/Long’s gift cards in any denomination (to ensure the cards purchase items of need, CFS staff will help make the purchases for the client)
  • Fragrance-free lotions, shampoo, and soap
  • Jitterbug Plus (medical alert system & cell phone in one)

TO MAKE DELIVERY ARRANGEMENTS OF ABOVE ITEMS:

808.543.8413 or development@cfs-hawaii.org

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