“There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.”

–Walt Streightiff

Items currently in need:

Boy’s needs:

T-shirts – All Sizes
Pants – All Sizes
Long-Sleeve Shirts – All Sizes
Hoodies – All Sizes
Socks – All Sizes (new)
Underwear – All Sizes (new)
Tennis Shoes – All Sizes (new)
Dress shoes – All Sizes (new)

Girl’s needs:

T-shirts – All Sizes
Pants – All Sizes
Long-Sleeve Shirts – All Sizes
Hoodies – All Sizes
Socks – All Sizes (new)
Underwear – All Sizes (new)
Tennis Shoes – All Sizes (new)
Dresses – All Sizes
Dress shoes – All Sizes (new)

Back-to-school Supplies:

  • Markers
  • Thin dry erase markers – as many as possible!
  • Kleenex
  • Sanitizing wipes
  • Small hand sanitizer
  • Jumbo glue sticks
  • Small glue sticks
  • Gallon Ziploc bags
  • Quart Ziploc bags
  • 2 pocket folders
  • Elmer’s glue bottles
  • Fiskar child scissors
  • Highlighters
  • Headphones
  • Earbuds
  • Spiral notebooks (wide and college ruled)
  • Pink pearl erasers
  • Composition books
  • Personal pencil sharpeners
  • 1″ 3-ring binders
  • Water color paints
  • Play-Doh
  • Flash Drives
  • Pencil bags/boxes
  • Ticonderoga brand pencils

Additional items always in need:

Ziploc bags (Sandwich, Gallon, Quart and Snack)
Unscented baby wipes
Hair Detangler

Hairbrushes and picks
Chapstick
Pull-ups – Sizes 2T, 3T, 4T and 5T

Diapers – Sizes 4; 5
Non-perishable snack foods for 24 kids (Fruit snacks, Little Debbie snacks)
2 in 1 shampoo and conditioner
Dove unscented soap
Unscented body lotion w/ pump
2 ply dinner napkins

29oz cans of fruit – Mandarin oranges; fruit cocktail; pineapple chunks
Paper Towels “Select-a-Size” and C-Fold

Child-friendly twin comforters
Twin zippered plastic mattress covers
Twin bed skirts solid colors
Paper Towels
Kitchen Wash Cloths
Dawn Dish Soap
Egg Noodles (Medium)
Dixie Cups (3oz and 5oz)
Toilet Paper
8.5″ Paper Plates

Gift Card to Flying Squirrel Missoula
Quick Cook Oatmeal
Book Exchange Used Book Credit
1 full size Picnic Table

Activity Passes

We appreciate your help to give the children wonderful experiences through gift passes for activities throughout the year, such as movies, Flying Squirrel, the HUB, Children’s Museum Missoula, SpectrUM, Currents, Montana Grizzly Football and Basketball games, Missoula Children’s Theater productions, and other cultural experiences.

Gift Certificates
Gift certificates from Target, Shopko, Wal-Mart and Old Navy are an excellent way to ensure that we can provide appropriate clothing for every child who comes to the Shelter.

You can also shop our Amazon Wish list. Shopping the Amazon wish list is simple, quick and incredibly helpful! 

PLEASE NOTE: Contributions are now being accepted at 4978 Buckhouse Lane, Missoula, MT 59804 (behind Fred’s Appliance and next to the PEAK Racquet Club off Blue Mountain Road) Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 4:00 PM. We have specific needs and cannot accept large truckloads. If you have any questions, please feel free to call before you come at 406-549-0058.