Product Donations/Drop-off Sites
Most Needed Items
Gift Cards – Ideally in increments of $25 (please mark amount on gift card)
Retailers Wal-Mart & Target; cards allow the youth to purchase underwear, socks, personal items and other necessities.
Grocery Cards Smart & Final, Stater Bros, Ralph’s, Costco or 99 cent Store grocery cards in any denomination to purchase bulk food, to purchase other gift cards as needed and to give directly to students.
Mechanical pencils, blue/black/red pens, college ruled composition notebooks, college ruled single & 3 subject notebooks, adult size backpacks, Google Chromebooks (inexpensive laptop) with a protective sleeve, etc.
These can be purchased at Ralph’s, Vons, & Stater Bros (at Warner/Goldenwest). The Orange County Transporation Authority (OCTA) bus system is the only way most of our students can get around to jobs, housing and services. Most students need several months of bus passes.
Personal Items/Toiletries (Full size)
– Shampoo, toothpaste, bar/bottle soap, tampons/pads
– Our youth do not have reliable means of transportation especially if bus routes aren’t available. When possible, we provide them with a bike to get to and from school, work, etc.