The items listed on this page have been requested to help make life a little easier for the residents and staff of HopeTree’s various ministries. In addition to the items listed below, HopeTree also has an Amazon Wish List with specific items requested by our programs.
If you would like to provide an item itself or the funds necessary to purchase the item, please contact:

Chas Colley
Church & Community Relations Coordinator

Therapeutic Group Homes

School/Craft Supplies

    • Notebooks & journals
    • Painting supplies (paint, brushes, canvas boards)
    • Miniature day planners
    • Colored pencils
    • Teen fiction, mystery, comedy books for the book shelves
    • Dry erase markers and erasers


    • iPads
    • Headphones
    • Batteries (all sizes)
    • Portable DVD players
    • Night lights
    • Waffle makers
    • Outdoor movie screens projectors

 Sports Equipment

    • Yoga mats
    • Sleds
    • Yoga balls

 Room Decor & House Supplies

    • 3 sofas for each cottage
    • Bean bag chairs
    • Twin size sheets & blankets
    • 16 Small dry erase boards for the youth’s bedrooms
    • 16 medium size corkboards for youth’s bedrooms
    • Lamps
    • Clothing hangers
    • Pillows
    • Throw pillows for living room and bedrooms
    • Alarm clocks
    • Bath rugs
    • Shower mats
    • Shower curtains
    • Area rugs
    • Pots & pans
    • Copper no-stick pans
    • Plastic hampers
    • Small trashcan for bedrooms
    • Bedroom storage trunk
    • Kitchen table and chairs that can fit up to 6-8 people
    • Kitchen supplies (aluminum foil, food storage containers, zip lock bags in sandwich and one-gallon size)
    • dish sets
    • silverware sets
    • Cookware
    • cooking utensils
    • Kitchen towels
    • Holiday decorations for the home (Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, etc).


    • New socks, underwear, boxer shorts, sweatpants
    • White t-shirts
    • Water-proof mittens
    • Winter hats
    • Snow pants / snow boots
    • Pajamas
    • Slippers

 Hygiene Supplies

    • Body soap
    • Bath & body supplies
    • Body sprays
    • Shampoo and conditioner
    • Facial cleanser and moisturizer
    • Hair ties
    • Ethnically-oriented supplies
    • Towels & washcloths
    • Quick-drying nail polish
    • Nail polish remover
    • Lotion
    • Flat Iron
    • Curling Wand

Tickets (for local events)

    • Movie theaters
    • Sporting events
    • Theatrical productions
    • Science Center
    • Paint night

 Games & Sensory Items

    • Exercise balls
    • Mindfulness puzzles
    • Mindfulness coloring books
    • Stress balls
    • Card games
    • Board games
    • Silly putty
    • Uno cards
    • Twister game
    • Giant Jenga game
    • Disney DVD’s
    • Wii games
    • Xbox games
    • Teen fiction, mystery, comedy books for the book shelves

Therapeutic Foster Care

Gift Cards

Larger Items

  • Shelving Units for Storage
  • Car Seats (5 point harness)
  • Love Seat for visitation room
  • 2 Slip covers for Love Seat
  • Folding Card Table for Visitation room
  • 2 Kid sized chairs

Books* (4 copies each)

  • Toby the Tiger Tamer
  • The Invisible String
  • Everybody Poops


 *Specific books and games can be found on HopeTree’s Amazon Wish List here)

Gift Cards are tremendously versatile forms of support that HopeTree is always happy to receive. They can provide activities and meals during community outings, purchase clothing, cover fuel expenses… the list goes on and on.

Most importantly, they give those in our care the opportunity to exert a small amount of control over their lives at a time when their entire existence seems to be a whirlwind of chaos.

That is a gift far more valuable than the cash value of the card.

While some programs specifically ask for gift cards, please know that each program at HopeTree can benefit from gift cards redeemable at restaurants, department stores, movie theaters, Amazon, Walmart, Target, and other regional or national merchants.

Developmental Disabilities Ministry

Larger Items

  • Whole house generators for each DDM home

Medium Items

  • Laptops/tablets/surfaces for staff of DDM homes
  • Video game systems and games
  • Raised gardens
  • Picnic tables
  • Basketball goals/sports equipment
  • Air hockey table
  • Outdoor movie screens projectors
  • Grills/outdoor cooking equipment
  • Canopy tents

Smaller Items

  • Board games
  • Art supplies, canvases, paint, brushes, crafts
  • Pots and pans
  • Back packs
  • Movie and Restaurant gift cards
  • Karaoke microphones/systems
  • Bluetooth speakers
  • Outdoor chairs
  • Bird feeders

HopeTree Academy

School Supplies


  • Microfiber twin/twin XL sheet sets

Help with Student Uniforms

  • Black pants
  • Cash donations or gift cards to help purchase sweatshirts, black pants, polos for students

Clinical Services

Art Supplies

  • Acrylic paints, watercolor, paint brushes, canvas (black/white/various sizes), sketch books, colored pencils, crayons, Crayola markers (scented)


  • Scrapbooking/memory books/kits
  • Memory boxes
  • Lego sets
  • Jigsaw puzzles (11+)
  • MP3 players (without wifi capabilities)
  • iTunes gift cards
  • Amazon gift cards

Many additional items for Clinical Services (which will be used in both HopeTree Academy and our Therapeutic Group Homes) can be found on our Amazon List.