In-Kind Donations
In-kind donations and gifts allow our residents to enjoy birthdays, celebrate holidays, and to shop on campus. Here are some of our recurring needs, as well as needs for our incentive-based “Point Store.”

Our most urgently needed items are on our Amazon Wish List and can be shipped directly to our campus. We need items for tweens and teens, and half of us are boys!

Toiletries
Hair Products – (Edge Control, hair oils: (argan or tea tree), hair gel, hair spray)
Shampoo & Conditioner (Tresseme, Shea Moisture, OGx)
Hair ties (scrunches, XL hair ties, headbands)
Make-up (eyeliner, lipstick, chapstick, eye shadow)
Nail Polish and Press-on Nails
Sunscreen (spray on is nice!)
Toothpaste
Soap (Ivory, Dial, etc.)
Stick deodorant
Ponytail holders, hair clips, hairbands
Perfume, cologne, and body spray
*Please send full size toiletries and products, no samples. Gender neutral is great!

Apparel
Sunglasses
Jewelry (hypo-allergenic earrings, necklaces, bracelets)
Watches
T-Shirts (adult sizes)
Flip flops (adult sizes)
Baseball and Snap-back Hats
Socks (Nike Socks, Crew Socks w/ patterns)
Workout Clothes (gym shorts, leggings, shirts)
Running shoes (Adidas, Nikes, Converse)

Fun Stuff
Fidget Spinners
Puzzles (300+ pieces)
Stuffed Animals
Board Games (Uno, Connect 4, Operation, Scrabble, Chess, Dominoes, playing cards)
Adult Coloring Books
Nerf footballs, basketballs
Craft Kits (no glass or sharp objects)
Small Mp3 Players (no camera or video ability)
Headphones
Books (fiction, non-fiction for young adults)

School Supplies
Markers, Colored Pencils, Crayons, Sharpies, Nice Pens
Dry erase boards, markers, and erasers
Journals/Composition Books (no wire bound)
Sketch Book (no wire bound)
Craft Paper
3-ring 1” binders
Loose leaf paper (wide and college rule)
Pencils
Pencil top erasers
Pocket folers
Index Cards
Construction paper

Individual Sized Snacks
Chips
Cookies (Oreos, Chips Ahoy)
Gum
Candy (Skittles, Airhead Bites, Jolly Ranchers, Laffy Taffy)
Canned Drinks (Sprite, Fanta)

Household Items
Bath Towels and Washcloths
Twin sheet sets
Standard Size Pillows
Decorative Pillows (especially emojis and sports teams)
Bedside Rugs
Gift Cards: Ross, T.J. Maxx, Walmart, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Visa, McDonalds, Subway, Dairy Queen, Zaxby’s (No Target, please!)

No time to shop? You can fulfill our kids needs by shopping our Amazon Wish List and shipping directly to our campus!

If you are interested in hosting a donation drive to help fulfill these needs, please contact Pamela Kramer, Director of Community Engagement at pkramer@murphyharpst.org.

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