AYS Wish List

missionThe donation of new and gently used items allows AYS to devote our monetary resources to direct service operations. Our Wish List is a compilation of items needed at our program sites and in our administrative office.

For questions regarding our Wish List, please contact Leslie Hankins at (317) 283-3817 x123 or lhankins@ayskids.org

AYS’ Everyday Wishes

  • Games (board, card, educational computer, etc.)
  • Puzzles
  • Craft supplies (glue, scissors, beads, sequins, paint, etc.)
  • Markers, crayons, colored and lead pencils
  • Paper (construction, drawing, copy)
  • Blank journals
  • Bean bag chairs, large pillows, children’s chairs
  • Books (EC-middle school)
  • Educational videos
  • Disposable cameras (for a photography club)
  • Blocks, cars, plastic animals, Lincoln Logs, dolls, and other toys
  • Water coolers
  • Tents for outdoor shade
  • Recreational equipment (gator balls, hula hoops, basketballs, parachute, jump ropes, etc.)
  • Creative play props (hats, coats, plastic tools and cooking sets, etc.)
  • Kites
  • Science and nature props (microscope, globes, magnifying glass, bug collections, seeds, books)
  • InstaPulse Monitors (measures heart rate) available at www.schoolspecialtyonline.net
  • KwikPulse-2™ watches (measures heart rate) available at www.schoolspecialtyonline.net
  • Carpet squares, new or gently used rugs
  • Gift cards for programs and fundraisers

Big Wishes

  • Die-cut machine
  • Projector and screen
  • Sewing machine
  • Video camera
  • Digital camera
  • Lockable cabinet
  • Dry-erase and bulletin boards
  • Furniture (desk, shelves, chairs, filing cabinets)
  • Photo printer and ink
  • Color printer and ink
  • Laminator
  • Refrigerator
  • Paper Shredder (heavy duty)
  • Modular classroom
  • Carts/dolly/with strap
  • Television
  • DVD/Blu-Ray players
  • Nintendo WII and games
  • Storage space
  • Walkie-talkies
  • iPads, iPods, other tablets and mp3 players
  • Vacuum and carpet cleaners

Very Big Wishes

  • Van or Bus
  • Land or buildings for breaks, summer camp or early childhood programs