In-Kind Donation Needs

Christopher House is so thankful for the generosity of our friends, neighbors and communities.

Currently, Christopher House Elementary School is in need of the following In-Kind Donations.

  •  School Uniforms (P.E and Regular Uniform)
  • Post-it Chart Paper & markers
  • Copy Paper
  • Manila Folders
  • Pencils
  • Clipboards
  • Post-in Notes (all sizes)
  • Yoga Mats
  • Board Games
  • Coloring Books
  • Hula Hoops
  • Foam Balls
  • Jump Ropes
  • Art Supplies
  • School Camera
  • School Video Camera
  • Basketballs
  • Portable Basketball Hoop
  • Soccer Balls
  • Soccer Net
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Net
  • Tag Football equipment

The following items would also be greatly appreciated, agency wide.

  • Diapers sizes 5 & 6 , Pull ups sizes 3t-4t, 4t-5t , Wipes
  • Household cleaning supplies: laundry detergent, dish liquid, Hygiene, family size shampoo, liquid hand soap, bath bar soaps
  • Gift Cards to Mariano’s, Trader Joe’s, Jewel /Osco, Target, Walmart & Walgreens
  • Full Fare bus cards
  • Art Supplies: water color paints, scented markers, pencils, pens, clay, play-doh, colored pencils, charcoals canvases
  • Dramatic Play Supplies: prom dresses, men dress shirts, pants, and ties. High heels, mens shoes
  • Legos
  • Board games (pre-school to adult)
  • Puzzles ( 100 -500 pieces)
  • Musical instruments: triangles, bells, tambourines, shakers, bongo drums

Please note that at this time, we are unable to accept donations of items not listed here. We recommend that these items be donated to other charitable organizations in the Chicago area, such as Brown Elephant.

If you have additional questions about donating items, please e-mail us at