We appreciate donations of goods and services throughout the year to help us meet organizational needs and improve programming and services for our youth.  Please contact us if you would like to make an in-kind donation.  Donated items must be in gently used, clean and safe working condition.

You can visit our Amazon Wish List, or see the list below. If you would like to donate financially, please visit our donation page.

Current in-kind wish list of new items:

Educational Programming:

  • Copy paper
  • Art supplies (paint, paint brushes, construction paper, markers, glue sticks, tape, pipe cleaners, art aprons, plastic tablecloths, coloring books, etc.)
  • Art easels
  • Educational programming supplies (globes, wall maps)
  • School supplies (scissors, crayons, pens, colored pencils, calculators, backpacks, poster board, etc.)
  • Age appropriate books for children and teens
  • Age appropriate board games
  • Music equipment
  • Incentives for “Be Great” boxes (gift cards, small prizes)


  • Flat screen monitors
  • Computer speakers
  • Headphones
  • Digital cameras and memory cards
  • Batteries
  • Wii, Xbox, PS3 gaming equipment

 Sports and Recreation:

  • First aid equipment
  • Sports & recreation equipment (footballs, ball pumps, water bottles, hula hoops, jump ropes, etc.)
  • Games Room Equipment (pool sticks/balls/chalk, commercial game tables, table tennis rackets/balls, etc.)
  • Play equipment for young children (pretend kitchen toys/equipment, trucks, Legos, doll house, blocks, large indoor play equipment, etc.)

Meal Program:

  • Kitchen equipment (cups, bowls, plates, serving utensils, baking and cooking equipment, measuring cups, hot pads, towels, wash clothes, blender, etc.)
  • Commercial cooking equipment (stove, oven, etc.)

 Office Equipment:

  • Staplers
  • File folders
  • Paper cutter
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • 3-hole punch
  • Dry erase markers
  • Vacuum cleaner


Contact Kelly Jaderborg, Director of Development, at 886-6666 or jaderborgk@bgcofwatertown.com