WISH LIST
Your Guide to Charitable Giving

We get by with a little help from our friends – the sentiment rings especially true today. And that’s exactly what The Austin Chronicle’s annual wish list is all about: helping our friends, helping our community, and helping our city.

Though we dust off, revamp, and update the list each November with the holiday season of giving in mind, we encourage you, dear readers, to use it well into 2020 as these needs don’t get put away with the tinsel and the bows. This list, in its entirety, lives online year-round as one of the many ways we at the Chronicle hope to connect our inspiring community with the many incredible nonprofits that make Austin awesome. And please remember: In addition to the requests below, cash, computers, and volunteers are needed everywhere, so let’s get by together by giving what and where you can. It’s time to fulfill some wishes. – Sarah Marloff and Beth Sullivan


Wondering how to get your nonprofit in our database? Email wishlist@austinchronicle.com for details.

Kids/Education/Holidays
ADVOCACY OUTREACH
  • Socks
  • Coats for adults or children
  • New undergarments
  • Blankets
  • Bath towels and shower items
  • Space heaters
ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF AUSTIN
4901 Burnet Rd., 512/458-3716, president@alaustin.org, www.alaustin.org.
  • 30 small Lego sets
  • 15 - 11" Mattel Barbies or similar dolls
  • 15 - 11" Disney princess dolls
  • 30 handheld electronic games
  • 20 Dirt Devil upright vacuum cleaners
  • 30 bilingual books for pre-K and younger students
  • Miscellaneous presents for middle school kids: stuffed animals, puzzles, coloring books, markers, cosmetic kits, nail polish, notepads/pens, scarves, fun socks, costume jewelry, etc.
ATX KIDS CLUB
3005 S. Lamar, Ste D-109 #371, 512/234-5437, lauraatxkidsclub@gmail.com, https://www.atxkidsclub.org.
  • Bug spray and sunscreen
  • First aid supplies and anti-itch cream (for bug bites)
  • Paper towels & baby wipes
  • Frisbees
  • Crayons, markers, and notepads
AUSTIN BAT CAVE
PO Box 4762, Austin, TX 78765, 512/524-1489, info@austinbatcave.org, www.austinbatcave.org.
  • Children's books (third-fifth grade, in both Spanish and English)
  • Pens and markers
  • Writing journals
  • Website redesign
AUSTIN PARTNERS IN EDUCATION
PO Box 6118, Austin, TX 78762, 512/637-0900, dlewis@austinpartners.org, www.austinpartners.org.
  • Gym clothes, underwear, and shoes for students
  • Healthy snacks
  • Personal hygiene items for students
  • Gift cards and small incentive prizes for students and teachers
  • Umbrellas
AUSTIN POLICE OPERATION BLUE SANTA
PO Box 689001, Austin, TX 78768, 512/974-2583, bluesanta@austintexas.gov, www.bluesanta.org.
  • Unwrapped toys/gifts for girls and boys ages 8 to 14 (needed for the Blue Santa Breakfast, Fri., Dec. 6, Omni Southpark, 4140 Governors Row, 6-10am)
AUSTIN VOICES FOR EDUCATION & YOUTH
5221 Ledesma, 512/653-4935, gestrada@austinvoices.org, www.austinvoices.org.
  • Gift cards: H-E-B and general ($20 each)
  • New or gently used children's/youth bicycles
  • New or gently used children's books
  • Weeklong Capital Metro bus passes
AUSTIN YOUTH RIVER WATCH
PO Box 40351, Austin, TX 78704, 512/708-9115, riverwatcher@riverwatchers.org, www.riverwatchers.org.
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Costco, gas
  • 4 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Sleeping Pads
  • 15 camping blankets: Snugpak Jungle Blanket
  • Drone: MJX BUGS 2W
  • E100 42-inch 17.5 HP gas automatic lawn tractor
BEYOND THE GRADE
  • Laptops
  • Midi controllers
  • Keyboards
  • Headphones
  • Thumb drives
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF THE AUSTIN AREA
5407 N. I-35 #400, 512/444-7199, jennifer.knight@bgcaustin.org, www.bgcaustin.org.
  • Play money set
  • Dice
  • Playing cards
  • Miniclocks
  • Protractors
  • Alphabet blocks
  • Books in Spanish
  • Young adult novels in Spanish and English
CAPITOL SCHOOL OF AUSTIN
2011 W. Koenig, 512/467-7006, jyoung@capitolschool.com, www.capitolschool.com.
  • Gift cards: OfficeMax, Target
  • Playground balls and trucks (new or gently used)
  • Sand toys (shovels, buckets)
  • Art supplies
CARY (COUNCIL ON AT RISK YOUTH)
3710 Cedar, Box 23, 512/451-4592, info@cary4kids.org, www.cary4kids.org.
  • Gift cards: movies, restaurants, iFLY, aquarium, zoo, Main Event, Pinballz, Six Flags, Sea World, caverns, etc.
  • Healthy snacks: nuts, crackers, granola bars, Gatorade
  • Couches and chairs
  • Sports equipment
  • Board games: checkers, cards, Pictionary, Apples to Apples, etc.
CENTER FOR CHILD PROTECTION
  • Tote bags/reusable shopping bags
  • Blankets
  • Hoodies/long sleeve shirts (children and adult sizes)
  • Sweatpants/leggings
  • Full-size shampoo/conditioner sets
CHULA LEAGUE
PO Box 4283, Austin, TX 78765, info@chulaleague.org, www.chulaleague.org.
  • Art supplies
  • Donated accounting/Form 990 tax return assistance (March-May)
  • 8 Motorola CP200 walkie-talkies with headsets and a multicharger base
  • Grant writing specialist (donated time)
  • Large photo frames
  • Healthy snacks
  • Wall-hanging supplies for art
CON MI MADRE
4175 Freidrich #200, 512/467-4483, info@conmimadre.org, www.conmimadre.org.
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Target, Walmart
  • Lockable filing cabinet (two-drawer)
  • PA system
  • Megaphone
  • T-shirt sponsorship
  • Retractable banner
  • Vacuum
  • Cleaning supplies: disinfecting spray and wipe, dish soap, sponges, Swiffer wipes
EAST AUSTIN COLLEGE PREP ACADEMY
5800 E. MLK, 512/287-5050, donations@eaprep.org, www.eaprep.org.
  • New or gently used coats
  • New or gently used DSLR cameras
  • Gift cards: grocery stores, restaurants, stores
  • SanDisk 32GB memory cards
  • Complimentary catering for family events
FAMILIES IN NATURE
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Costco, Amazon, Home Depot, gas and similar
  • PR/marketing/communication assistance
  • Financial audit assistance
  • Walkie talkies: Midland GXT1030VP4
  • Tablet computers
FLORENCE'S COMFORT HOUSE
  • Movie tickets
  • New or gently used chapter books (Captain Underpants, Fly Guy, Captain America)
  • Teen books
  • New or gently used kids' clothes
  • New or gently used toy figures to play with (e.g., Black Panther, Paw Patrol, Avengers)
  • Diapers and Pull-Ups
  • Gift cards: Target, H-E-B, Costco
GHISALLO CYCLING INITIATIVE
1000 Brazos #100, 512/524-7440, donate@ghisallo.org, www.ghisallo.org.
  • Good condition Toyota Tacoma truck or Ford Transit van
  • Utility trailers and/or enclosed cargo trailers
  • Shipping containers (20 feet long)
  • Land/light industrial warehouse
  • Tandem bikes
GIRLFORWARD
2623-A Salado, 512/300-0694, austin@girlforward.org, www.girlforward.org.
  • Printer paper
  • Hand soap
  • Paper towels
  • Henna (tubes)
  • Nonperishable snacks
  • Lyft and Uber gift cards
  • Gift cards to local coffee shops, movie theatres, restaurants, grocery stores, etc.
GIRLS EMPOWERMENT NETWORK
PO Box 3122, Austin, TX 78764, 512/808-4044, office@girlsempowermentnetwork.org, www.genaustin.org.
  • Construction paper
  • Glue sticks
  • Markers
  • Yarn
  • Foil sheets
  • Mason jars
  • Plastic Mason jars
  • Folders with brads (for three-hole-punched papers)
  • Butcher paper/bulk poster paper
GIRLSTART STEM CENTER
1400 W. Anderson, 512/916-4775, info@girlstart.org, www.girlstart.org.
  • 5-mm LED lights (any color)
  • 3V coin cell batteries (CR2032)
  • Tongue depressors (5000 needed)
  • Pipe cleaners (6500 needed)
  • Painter's, Scotch, duct, and masking tapes
IMAGINE ART
2830 Real, 512/448-1840, info@imagineart.net, www.imagineart.net.
  • Rolls of canvas
  • Acrylic paint (primary colors; student grade or professional brands)
  • Clay (cinco blanco or cinco rojo)
  • Studio equipment (clay slab roller)
  • Cash donations for building gallery-wrap stretcher bars
  • Gift Cards to H-E-B
KIDS IN A NEW GROOVE
3737 Executive Center Dr. #154, 512/596-5441, info@kidsinanewgroove.org.
  • Instruments in good condition
  • RockJam adjustable keyboard stand
  • Yamaha adjustable padded keyboard X-style bench
  • Donner rechargeable clip-on tuner for all instrument
  • Jade L'Opera JADE Rosin for violin, viola, and cello
THE LITERACY COALITION
724 Eberhart #500, 512/326-8655, fundraising@willread.org, www.willread.org.
  • Gift cards ($25-50): H-E-B, Walmart, Amazon, Target, etc.
  • 2 projectors
  • Bilingual board books for toddlers
  • Dry-erase board markers
  • Spiral notebooks
  • Construction paper
  • Paper goods (plates, utensils, napkins)
LITERACY FIRST
3925 W. Braker #3.801, 512/232-2286, rmallernee@austin.utexas.edu, www.literacyfirst.org.
  • Gift cards ($25-50): H-E-B, Target, Walmart, Trader Joe's, Randalls, etc.
  • Gift cards ($5-$15): Epoch, Austin Java, Starbucks, etc.
  • Red and blue colored pencils
  • Stickers (fun characters preferred)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Kleenex pouches
  • Blank white 3” 3-ring binders
MAKE-A-WISH CENTRAL & SOUTH TEXAS
2224 Walsh Tarlton #200, 512/329-9474, info@cstx.wish.org, www.cstx.wish.org.
OUT YOUTH
909 E. 49th½, 512/419-1233, kathryn.gonzales@outyouth.org, www.outyouth.org.
  • Gift cards: Target, H-E-B, Sephora, haircuts
  • Sensory weighted neck pillows and lap pads (3 lbs.)
  • Plain black hoodies
  • Art portfolio 17x13 inches
  • Art drying rack
  • Guillotine paper cutter
SEEDLING FOUNDATION
8001 Centre Park #140, 512/323-6371, info@seedlingfoundation.org, www.seedlingfoundation.org.
  • Catered food
  • Gift cards
  • Tickets to SXSW, ACL, and other events
  • Airline miles
TEXAS BAPTIST CHILDREN'S HOME
1101 N. Mays, Round Rock, 512/255-3682, info@tbch.org, www.tbch.org.
  • 2 Keurig or Keurig Mini coffeemakers
  • Personal laptop computer for college student
  • Nerf toys for kids ages 9+
  • Lego sets for boys and girls
TODOS JUNTOS LEARNING CENTER (FORMERLY SÍ SE PUEDE)
PO Box 41213, Austin, TX 78704, 512/788-7255, info@todosjuntoslc.org, www.todosjuntoslc.org.
  • Whirlpool 19.3 cu. ft. top-freezer refrigerator (Monochromatic stainless steel)
  • KidKraft laundry playset
  • Melissa & Doug wooden fresh mart grocery store (the original)
  • DEWALT DCBL720P1 20V MAX 5.0 Ah lithium ion XR brushless blower
  • Kinetic sand (three-pound bag)
UT SPARK PROGRAM
1823 Red River, Office 1.202, 512/475-7892, shannon.mann@austin.utexas.edu, spark.socialwork.utexas.edu/.
  • Gift cards ($25-50): Target or Walmart, H-E-B, Wheatsville
  • Gift cards for restaurants around UT: In-N-Out Burger, Whataburger, Torchy's, Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, Bennu)
  • Miscellaneous gift cards ($25-50): Bed Bath & Beyond, Old Navy, gas cards
  • Coats or hoodies in adult sizes (small-XXL) in dark & neutral colors
VICTORY TUTORIAL PROGRAM
Carver Library, 1161 Angelina, 512/974-1009, cristela.gonzalez@austinisd.org, www.austinisd.org/victory.
  • Dry-erase markers (assorted colors)
  • Word search puzzle books
  • Chess and checkers board games
  • Gift cards ($5): H-E-B, Walmart, Dairy Queen
WALNUT CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
401 W. Braker Ln., 512/414-4499, walnutcreek.austinschools.org.
  • Microwave
  • Electric stapler (heavy-duty)
  • Sensory boards
  • Cardstock
  • Colored paper
  • Scented markers
  • Colored sharpies
  • Colorful Post-Its
  • Lysol wipes
  • Baby wipes
  • Clear tape
WONDERS & WORRIES
9101 Burnet Rd. #107, 512/329-5757, penney@wondersandworries.org, www.wondersandworries.org.
  • Sharpie markers
  • Aromatherapy oils (lavender, lemon, peppermint)
  • Bottled water, 8 oz. and 12 oz.
  • Individual serving snack packs (no chips, please)
  • Poster board
YOUTH RISE TEXAS
  • 4 Summer field trip experiences within Austin for 15 people (e.g. paddle boarding, ropes courses, etc.)
  • Large cooler with wheels
  • 7-15 passenger van (in good working order)
  • 10 Post-It Super Sticky easel pads
  • Flip Chart easel
  • Items/services we can auction at fundraising events
  • Gift cards: $20 H-E-B (20), lunch restaurants (10)
Arts
ALIVE IN TRUTH: THE NEW ORLEANS DISASTER ORAL HISTORY & MEMORY PROJECT
1109½ Fiesta St., 512/653-6539, windandsun@gmail.com, www.aliveintruth.com.
  • Framed art and home decor for evacuee residences
  • Phone cards
  • Mini-disc recorders
  • Microphones
  • Reams of paper
  • Postage
ANTHROPOS ART
PO Box 685000, Austin, TX 78768, info@anthroposarts.org, www.anthroposarts.org.
  • Portable A/C unit, 15,000 BTU or higher (110 or 220V)
  • Tuba/baritone/euphonium, any size/condition
  • XLR mic cables, 20'
  • Recording interface: Apogee Duet or equivalent
  • 4 powered monitor speakers (JBL EON612 1000W 12 or equivalent)
  • Working instrument cables (1/4' guitar cables), any length
  • FX pedals for guitar/bass/vx, etc.
  • Chromatic tuners
  • Drum sticks, new
  • Latin percussion instruments (congas, guiros, timbales, claves)
AUSTIN CREATIVE ALLIANCE
81 San Marcos St. Ste. C-1, 512/247-2531, info@austincreativealliance.org, www.austincreativealliance.org.
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Whole Foods, Amazon
  • External hard drive (10)
  • Pro bono website redesign, graphic design, and printing services
  • Free advertising and promotion for upcoming event
  • iPad
  • iPad Mini
BIG MEDIUM
916 Springdale #101, 512/939-6665, info@bigmedium.org, www.bigmedium.org.
  • New or used iPads
  • A-frame with changeable letters
  • Gift cards: H-E-B
  • Husky mobile workbench
  • Large Ikea Kallax shelf in white (size 71 5/8 x 71 5/8)
FORKLIFT DANCEWORKS
2023 E. Cesar Chavez, 512/222-5287, info@forkliftdanceworks.org, www.forkliftdanceworks.org.
  • Portable PA with microphone, JBL EON208P
  • Projector, Epson VS250
  • Portable projection screen, Epson Duet Ultra 80" Widescreen – EPSELPSC80
  • Paper cutter, Rotatrim
  • DipJar
TAPESTRY DANCE COMPANY
2015 E. Riverside Ste. 7-BD, 512/474-9846, dance@tapestry.org, www.tapestry.org.
  • Carpeted deck panel truck 27x30"
  • 10 StoreYourBoard chair storage racks
  • 5 portable Bluetooth speakers
TEATRO VIVO
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Wheatsville
TILT PERFORMANCE GROUP
  • Storage unit
  • High-lumen short-throw projectors
  • Rear-projection screens
  • Rolling clothes racks
  • Printing sponsor
Environmental/Animals
AUSTIN CREATIVE REUSE
6406 N. I-35 #1801, 512/375-3041, info@austincreativereuse.org, www.austincreativereuse.org.
  • Gift cards: Lowe's, Home Depot, Target, and similar
  • 8-foot ladder
  • Large monitor for workshops
  • Natural cleaning products, dish soap, hand soap/sanitizer, laundry soap
  • Tape - clear, duct, blue
AUSTIN GERMAN SHEPHERD RESCUE
PO Box 339, Manor, TX 78653, 281/659-6295, agsdr2016@gmail.com, www.austingermanshepherdrescue.org/.
  • Safstar 8-panel pet playpen with door (contact for specific size)
  • MidWest 48" XL dog crate
AUSTIN HUMANE SOCIETY
  • Wet cat food (paté style)
  • Fleece blankets (no stuffing)
  • Dog toys (no tennis balls)
  • Cat toys
  • Bite-sized dog treats
AUSTIN YOUTH RIVER WATCH
PO Box 40351, Austin, TX 78704, 512/708-9115, riverwatcher@riverwatchers.org, www.riverwatchers.org.
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Costco, gas
  • 4 Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Sleeping Pads
  • 15 camping blankets: Snugpak Jungle Blanket
  • Drone: MJX BUGS 2W
  • E100 42-inch 17.5 HP gas automatic lawn tractor
AUSTIN ZOO
10808 Rawhide Trl., 512/288-1490, info@austinzoo.org, www.austinzoo.org.
  • Raw, unsalted nuts, shelled or unshelled, any type
  • Heavy-duty garden hoses
  • Extension cords
  • Red heat lamp bulbs
  • K&H Pet Products small animal outdoor heated pads
CENTRAL TEXAS FELINE RESCUE
  • Rolling, steel animal cages
CENTRAL TEXAS SPCA
  • Liquid laundry detergent
  • Bleach
  • Hard chew toys (Nylabone, Kong, no-hide rawhide)
  • Paper towels
  • Clorox wipes
  • Canned food (both dog and cat)
CLIMATE CHANGE NOW INITIATIVE
  • $9,500: Rocstor 32TB RT38 Thunderbolt 3 Rackmount 2U SSD RAID Array
  • $5,000: Upgrade from HD to 4K film production workstation, w/ monitors
  • $4,500: Annual website maintenance
  • $750: Website hosting and URLs for one year
ECOLOGY ACTION OF TEXAS
  • Metal tool chest with lock
  • Batteries and inverter for 3200-watt solar array
  • Trail cameras
  • Cedar posts
  • Trash grabbers
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Gravity light
  • Water troughs
  • Native plant seed
FINAL FRONTIER RESCUE PROJECT
  • Slow feeders
  • Puzzle toys
  • Baskerville muzzles, sizes 3,4,5,6
  • Kong squeaky tennis balls
  • Snuffle mats
  • Long-lines (10-50 ft. nylon training leashes)
  • Bully sticks and other non-rawhide chews
  • Peanut butter (no artificial sweetener)
  • Costco dog beds
GREEN CORN PROJECT
PO Box 49468, Austin, TX 78765, greencornproject@usa.net, www.greencornproject.org.
  • Garden tools: gloves, hand trowels, water wands, garden forks
  • Gift cards: Natural Gardener, Great Outdoors, Barton Springs Nursery, GeoGrowers, Bright Ideas, Breed & Co., McCoy's, Home Depot
  • Space: Unlimited access to up to 5,000 square feet of centrally located land
GREEN IS THE NEW BLACK
Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon, 512/505-3000, gitnb@htu.edu, https://www.facebook.com/gitnbhtu.
  • Booth materials for events: posters, banners, brochures, general signage
  • Scholarship donations: Fund a Green Is the New Black scholar
  • Donations for travel to events and conferences
  • Organic, black pocket T-shirts for group shirts
  • Seeds and plants for the restoration of historic Bluebonnet Hill native habitat
HILL COUNTRY CONSERVANCY
PO Box 163125, Austin, TX 78716, 512/328-2481, kylie@hillcountryconservancy.org, www.hillcountryconservancy.org.
  • 5 iPads to use for event check-in
  • Unopened packages of native wildflower and grass seed (Native American Seed brand wildflowers: Texas Bluebonnets, Indian Blankets, Antelope Horns, etc.; and grasses: Big Bluestem, Little Bluestem, Indiangrass, Buffalograss, etc.)
  • Unopened, new sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher Coppertone, Banana Boat, Equate, etc.)
  • Bug spray (Off, Cutter, Repel, etc.)
  • Gift cards: grocery, supply stores, restaurants
HOUSE RABBIT RESOURCE NETWORK
PO Box 2381, Pflugerville, TX 78691, 512/444-3277, hrrn@rabbitresource.org, www.rabbitresource.org.
  • Gift cards: Home Depot, Lowe's, Target, Costco
  • Towels
  • Gutter installation
  • Landscape paver installation
  • Minor landscaping
STREET CAT RESCUE
PO Box 2524, Round Rock, TX 78681, 512/762-3597, streetcatrescue@earthlink.net, www.streetcatrescue.com.
  • Bravecto flea meds (no Rx required) for cats
  • Gift cards: Hollywood Feed (formerly Bark 'n Purr), Petco
  • Merrick dry cat food: chicken or beef and duck formula
  • Wellness, Merrick, or Fancy Feast Gravy Lovers wet canned food
  • Gift certificates to Georgetown Farm Supply
  • Greenies cat treats (any flavor)
SUSTAINABLE FOOD CENTER
  • 10 cutting boards
  • 4 blenders
  • 2 induction burners
  • 2 dollies
URBAN ROOTS
4900 Gonzales, 512/750-8019, emily@urbanrootsatx.org, www.urbanrootsatx.org.
  • Laptops (used is OK)
  • Healthy snacks (breakfast bars, granola, etc.)
  • Gift cards (groceries): H-E-B, Wheatsville, Whole Foods, etc.
  • Gift cards (farm supply): Johnny’s Seeds, Home Depot, Callahan's
WILDLIFE RESCUE
  • Bounty paper towels
  • Bleach
  • Wild bird seed
  • Gain laundry detergent
  • Nuts (pecans, walnuts, acorns)
Health/Medical
AIDS SERVICES OF AUSTIN
7215 Cameron, 512/458-2437, asa.mail@asaustin.org, www.asaustin.org.
  • Hot plates
  • Reusable sporks
  • Multifunctional can openers
  • Reusable grocery bags and insulated bags
  • Bedding: blankets, pillows, pillowcases
  • Bath mats, towels
  • Jackets
  • Gloves, socks, hand warmers
  • Prepaid cell phones
  • 10 coolers/ice chests
  • Gift cards: Walmart, Target, H-E-B
ASHWELL
8101 Cameron #105, 512/467-0088, ben@ashwellatx.org, www.ashwellatx.org.
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Travel-sized soap, shampoo, mouthwash
  • Deodorant
  • Blankets
  • Space heaters
  • Backpacks
  • Nonperishable foods
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Walmart, Target
AUSTIN HARM REDUCTION COALITION
PO Box 13482, Austin, TX 78711, 512/553-3708, austinharmreduction@gmail.com, www.austinharmreduction.org.
  • Razors
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Socks
  • Scarves
  • Blankets
  • Sleeping bags
  • Menstrual hygiene products
  • Rain ponchos
  • Protein bars
AUSTIN SPEECH LABS
7800 Shoal Creek Blvd. Ste. 136-S, 512/992-0575, staff@austinspeechlabs.org, www.austinspeechlabs.org.
  • Amazon gift cards
  • Expo Markers, black
  • Copy paper
  • Spiral notebook, 1 subject, wide-ruled
  • Pencils
AUSTIN STATE HOSPITAL
4110 Guadalupe, 512/419-2333, cindy.reed@hhsc.state.tx.us, www.ashvolunteers.org.
  • Men's pants (sizes 32-38)
  • Word-find and crossword puzzle books
  • Book Bound journals - no spiral
  • Book Bound Art Sketch Books - no spiral
  • Brand-new stuffed animals
THE CAPITAL AREA DENTAL FOUNDATION
  • Volunteer dentists and related specialists
  • Videography and photography services
  • T-shirt screenprinting
  • Graphic design services
  • Digital camera
CAPITAL AREA PARKINSON'S SOCIETY
PO Box 27565, Austin, TX 78755, 512/371-3373, info@capitalareaparkinsons.org, www.capitalareaparkinsons.org.
  • 2-3 floor lamps
  • 2 sturdy tall bookshelves
  • 2 2.5-liter coffee airpots
FRIENDS OF AUSTIN STATE SUPPORTED LIVING CENTER
2203 W. 35th, 512/374-6048, friends@ausslcfriends.org, www.ausslcfriends.org.
  • Card games: Uno, Old Maid, Apples to Apples, etc.
  • Throw and sensory blankets
  • Backpacks, bags
  • Men and women's bath products
  • Nonbreakable room decor for men and women
HEALTH ALLIANCE FOR AUSTIN MUSICIANS
3010 S. Lamar #200, 512/541-4226, info@myhaam.org, www.myhaam.org.
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Peoples Rx ($25, $50)
  • Artwork
  • Office supplies: copy paper, pens, highlighters, clipboards, sticky notes, Kleenex, K-Cup refills
  • Sponsorship per HAAM member: $1,200/yr.
  • Hearing services: $300/yr. per member
  • Dental services: $600/yr. per member
HOSPICE AUSTIN
4107 Spicewood Springs Rd., 512/342-4700, mmarble@hospiceaustin.org, www.hospiceaustin.org.
  • Board games, cards, simple art supplies, 100- to 500-piece puzzles
  • Family-friendly DVDs
  • Soothing music CDs
  • Gift cards: H-E-B
  • Food pantry items: Ensure, Carnation Instant Breakfast, peanut butter, canned soups, canned meats, dried beans, etc.
  • Lock-boxes for doors
THE KIND CLINIC
1101 W. 40th #102, 512/853-9547, marcus@texashealthaction.org, www.kindclinic.org.
  • Artwork for office walls
  • Storage bins
  • Bookshelves
  • Paper and miscellaneous office supplies
  • Cleaning supplies
LILITH FUND
PO Box 684949, Austin, TX 78768, 877/355-1463, info@lilithfund.org, www.lilithfund.org.
  • $6,000: Office rent for one year
  • $3,000: Registration fees for new staff to attend conferences, leadership trainings, etc.
  • $600: PA system for events and rallies
  • $500: Wacom board
  • $150: Over-ear wireless headphones
MAMA SANA VIBRANT WOMAN
PO Box 301018, Austin, TX 78703, 512/710-5729, info@msvwatx.org, msvwatx.org.
  • Office space (accommodating 7-10 people)
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Walmart, restaurants, etc.
  • Yoga equipment: new yoga blankets, new yoga blocks, 20 yoga bolsters
  • Baby carriers
  • Infant formula
MOTHERS' MILK BANK AT AUSTIN
5925 Dillard Cir., 512/494-0800, info@milkbank.org, www.milkbank.org.
  • Wantek corded telephone headset w/ noise-canceling mic
  • Space heaters for shipping dock
  • 42" flatscreen television + wall mount
  • Canon Imageclass LBP226dw – wireless, mobile-ready, duplex laser printer, with expandable paper capacity up to 900 sheets
  • Become a milk donor (easy screening process for healthy lactating women with babies under 1 year of age)
  • Sponsor a milk donor's screening blood work ($100)
  • Provide a day's worth of lifesaving donor milk for a fragile baby ($25)
ONCOLOGY MASSAGE ALLIANCE
  • Donations for postage and shipping of educational materials
  • $50: oncology massage for four cancer patients during chemo treatments in infusion/radiation rooms
  • $500: helps defray costs of continuing education to ensure OMA can recruit licensed therapists to become oncology trained
PEOPLE'S COMMUNITY CLINIC
1101 Camino La Costa, 512/478-4939, info@austinpcc.org, www.austinpcc.org.
  • Gently used or new children’s books, ages 2-10
  • Baby diapers
  • Period supplies (pads, tampons, etc.)
  • Continuous glucose monitor
  • Insulin syringes, new in box
PLANNED PARENTHOOD
201 E. Ben White, 512/275-0171, Sarah.Wheat@ppgt.org, www.ppgreatertx.org.
  • ECR4Kids Stowaway Table - solid wood round kids table with built-in storage (natural)
  • Tot Tutors Kids book rack bookshelf with deep sleeves, universal (natural/white)
  • FDP SoftScape Butterfly Stool Modular Seating Set for toddlers and kids, colorful flexible seating for classrooms and daycares (6-piece set, earthtone/contemporary)
  • 2 Well Woven Lincoln Modern Scandinavian Triangles geometric grey & gold area rugs (5'3" x 7'3")
  • KidKraft 26166 Round Table and Chair Set (white/gray)
  • Tot Tutors Kids Book Rack Storage Bookshelf (grey/white)
  • Manhattan Toy Tree Top Adventure Activity Center
PROJECT TRANSITIONS
  • Electric bedbug heater box
  • Waterproof pillow cover protectors
  • New mattresses for hospital twin beds
  • Small refrigerators (1.7 cubic feet)
  • Microwaves
  • Wireless headphones
  • Chromecast
  • Anodized aluminum pans
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF CENTRAL TEXAS
1315 Barbara Jordan Blvd., 512/472-9844, rcarlin@rmhc-ctx.org, www.rmhc-ctx.org.
  • Babies: onesies, baby hair accessories, hats, gloves, jackets, blankets, pacifiers and teething rings, baby wipes, baby laundry soap, rattles and soft toys, diapers, diaper cream, diaper bags, lullaby music
  • Toddlers: building blocks, flashing toys, learning toys, board books, coloring and activity books, sippy cups, soft spoons, clothes, push toys, stackable toys
  • Teens: iTunes gift cards, headphones, hats, gloves, lip gloss, hair accessories, travel games, craft projects, books, Lego sets
  • Parents: gift cards (iTunes, restaurants), specialty shampoo and conditioner, nail polish, hand cream, books, scarves, gloves, DVDs
  • General needs: bed pillows, throw pillows, rugs
  • Gift cards: HomeGoods, Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, Walmart, H-E-B
SIMS FOUNDATION
P.O. Box 2152, Austin, TX 78768, 512/472-1008, info@simsfoundation.org, www.simsfoundation.org.
  • Panasonic LUMIX G7 4K digital camera
  • Allen & Heath ZED-10
  • Pair 10" powered speakers/speaker stands
TOP DRAWER
  • Toiletries
  • First-aid supplies (unopened/not expired)
  • Adult male Pull-Ups, underwear, wipes
  • Double-door mini fridges (18.5 x 19.4 x 33 inches)
  • Mattresses, box springs, frames, sheets, and bedbug proof covers (twin, full, queen)
  • Cleaning supplies: mop/bucket, Clorox wipes, sponges, soap, etc.
  • Set of pots/pans
WE ARE BLOOD
4300 N. Lamar, 512/206-1266, wrbinfo@weareblood.org, www.weareblood.org.
  • Host a 2020 mobile blood drive
  • Platelet donations
  • Whole blood donations
WITHOUT REGRETS FOUNDATION
PO Box 992, Austin, TX 78767, 540/710-3588, rebecca@withoutregrets.org, www.withoutregrets.org.
  • Gift cards: Visa, Mastercard, Amazon, Target, H-E-B, Central Market, Walmart, gas cards
  • Southwest Airlines gift cards and airline miles/vouchers for family trips
  • Airbnb, vacation rentals by owners, and timeshares for families to stay
  • Hotel vouchers for families to stay
  • Photographer/videographer to help capture family memories
  • Assistance with marketing & social media
  • Translator to help translate information into Spanish
Quality of Life
ART FROM THE STREETS
  • Acrylic paints - all colors/metallics
  • Watercolor paints
  • Prisma pencils
  • Kneaded erasers
  • Black Sharpies
  • Charcoal pencils
  • Shop Rags
AUSTIN BAPTIST CHAPEL – ANGEL HOUSE SOUP KITCHEN
  • Men’s gently used clothing (no suit coats, please)
  • Our weekly grocery list items found on our website
  • Mac computer
  • Mac laptop for administration
AUSTIN FREE-NET
2209 Rosewood, 512/974-1463, skye.downing@austinfree.net, www.austinfree.net.
  • Printer/copier toner cartridges: HP 55A (CE255A), TN223BK, HP 950XL
  • Reams of paper: 8.5" x 11" premium multipurpose copy paper
  • 1GB thumb drives (brand can vary, used is okay)
  • Individually wrapped earbuds
  • Pens, pencils, and manila folders
AUSTIN HUMANISTS AT WORK
  • 4 new tires for our travel trailer
  • Decal/ paint job with our org logo for trailer
  • 1000 hats and gloves
  • 1000 sleeping bags
  • 1000 backpacks
BLACK FRET
PO Box 29628, Austin, TX 78755, sustain@blackfret.org, www.blackfret.org.
  • 10 child small weighted blanket from Sensory Goods
  • Play silk sets from Sarah Silks
  • Mud kitchen from Hearthsong.com
  • A3 laminator machine with trimmer (support 3 mil, 5 mil, 12.5" max width)
CENTRO CULTURAL HISPANO DE SAN MARCOS
211 Lee St., San Marcos, 512/878-0640, centro@sanmarcoscentro.org, www.sanmarcoscentro.org.
  • Outdoor weather-resistant display case (wall mount, locking doors, break-resistant acrylic, cork bulletin board, size 48)
  • Portable AC/heaters (Honeywell MM14CHCS)
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Amazon, Target, Walmart
  • Canon PowerShot SX60HS
COMMUNITY FIRST! VILLAGE
9301 Hog Eye, 512/328-7299, donna@mlf.org, www.mlf.org/community-first.
  • Electric heaters (Lasko 5572 Tower Heater)
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Walmart
  • 5,000 pairs of new socks, blankets, gloves, and hats
  • New artist canvases and art supplies
  • Gardening tools, gloves, and supplies
  • $25,000 sponsorship to provide a home at Community First! Village
DRESS FOR SUCCESS AUSTIN
701 Tillery Ste. A-5, 512/389-3723, austin@dressforsuccess.org, austin.dressforsuccess.org.
  • 50 stacked chairs
  • Black professional handbags
  • Professional work shoes (sizes 9+ preferred)
  • Mascara
FOUNDATION FOR THE HOMELESS
8505 Cross Park Dr. #120, 512/453-6570, info@foundationhomeless.org, www.foundationhomeless.org.
  • Bedding
  • Toiletry kits (soap, shampoo/conditioner, razors, toothbrush/toothpaste)
  • Seasonal clothing items for clients such as coats, gloves, hats, umbrellas, and ponchos
  • Gift cards ($25): Gas, Walmart, H-E-B, Target, etc.
  • Clock radio
HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR MUSICIANS AND ENTERTAINERS
  • Free advertising and promotion for annual sale
  • Free advertising and promotion for music fundraiser
INSIDE BOOKS PROJECT
  • Gift cards to Half Price Books
  • Copy paper (standard, 8.5"x11")
  • Comic books & graphic novels
  • Adult coloring books
KAZI 88.7FM
8906 Wall St. #203, 512/836-9544, steve@kazifm.org, www.kazifm.org.
  • New transmitter
  • New broadcast board
  • New computers
  • New furniture
  • New building
KOOP 91.7FM
3823-B Airport, 512/472-1369, info@koop.org, www.koop.org.
  • Studio headphones (Behringer HPM1000)
  • Expandable meeting/conference table (Eagle Office Products)
  • HP950 ink cartridges
LIFEWORKS
  • Gift cards ($25): Walmart, Target, H-E-B
  • Adult-sized backpacks in dark colors
  • Adult-sized sleeping bags in dark colors
  • Dish sets: plates, bowls, cups, glassware, flatware
  • Sets of pots and pans
LIVING HISTORY FOUNDATION
  • Grant writer
  • Website designer
  • Books (African American, Native American, Asian American, Latin American, and Middle Eastern American history)
  • Vintage tools that look like they are from the 19th & 20th centuries (carpentry, masonry, blacksmith, farrier, general labor, sewing & knitting, etc.)
  • Van or small box truck
MAC MISSION INCORPORATED
P.O. Box 151233, 512/939-6116, info@macpacks.org, www.macpacks.org.
  • Men's white cotton socks
  • Fleece travel blankets
  • Knit winter gloves & hats
  • New TrailMaker backpacks
MEALS ON WHEELS CENTRAL TEXAS
  • New blankets and towels
  • Toiletries (shampoo, deodorant, soap, toothpaste)
  • Socks
  • $20 Gift cards: Target, Walmart, H-E-B
PEACE THROUGH PIE
7421 Burnet Rd #280, 512/585-8132, contact@peacethroughpie.org, www.peacethroughpie.org.
  • Co-working space with fixed desk space (Impact Hub, N. Lamar)
  • 15" MacBook Pro w/ touch bar: 28GHz quad-core i7, 256 GB-Space Grey
  • 27" iMac Retina 5K/3.5GHz quad‑core Intel-Core i5/8GB/1TB FD
  • $10,000 for a mobile educational, pop-up space
TEXAS FOLKLIFE RESOURCES OFFICE
1708 Houston St., 512/441-9255, info@texasfolklife.org, www.texasfolklife.org.
  • Pilot G2 Premium refillable & retractable rolling ball gel Pens: fine point, black ink, 4-pack of 12 count (48 total)
  • Legal pads
  • iPad Mini
  • 1M lighting cable
  • Printer paper
TREASURE CITY THRIFT
  • Flat, square dollies for large bins
  • Regular dolly
  • New or used jewelry display case
  • Our own building
UNDER THE UMBRELLA
  • Size Small-XL men’s and women's underwear and socks
  • Rolling clothes racks
  • Tote bags with our name on them
WITHOUT REGRETS FOUNDATION
PO Box 992, Austin, TX 78767, 540/710-3588, rebecca@withoutregrets.org, www.withoutregrets.org.
  • Gift cards: Visa, Mastercard, Amazon, Target, H-E-B, Central Market, Walmart, gas cards
  • Southwest Airlines gift cards and airline miles/vouchers for family trips
  • Airbnb, vacation rentals by owners, and timeshares for families to stay
  • Hotel vouchers for families to stay
  • Photographer/videographer to help capture family memories
  • Assistance with marketing & social media
  • Translator to help translate information into Spanish
YELLOW BIKE PROJECT
1216 Webberville Rd., 512/524-5299, austinyellowbike@gmail.com, www.austinyellowbike.org.
  • Shipping container
  • Kids' bikes (new or used)
  • Laser printer/scanner
  • Angle grinder
  • Stop texting while driving
  • Space heaters
Rights/Advocacy
ACCESSIBLE HOUSING AUSTIN!
1100 S. I-35, 512/640-7781, jolene.keene@ahaustin.org, www.ahaustin.org.
  • New MacBook or laptop computer
  • Gift cards: Home Depot, Office Depot, Lowe's, Visa
  • Professional flooring services
  • Printer paper, letter size
  • Two divider classification folders, letter size
  • Air filters (contact us for sizes)
ALLGO
701 Tillery Ste. A-1, 512/472-2001, priscilla@allgo.org, www.allgo.org.
  • Boss poly stackable chrome chairs, black/silver
  • 25 12-by-12-foot new area rugs (solid color)
  • HP 952 & 952XL, black and color
  • Gift cards: H-E-B
AUSTIN HABITAT FOR HUMANITY
500 W. Ben White, 512/472-8788, jhatton@ahfh.org, www.austinhabitat.org.
  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Home decor
  • Lighting
AUSTIN JUSTICE COALITION
1603 E. 38½, 512/921-4933, info@austinjustice.org, www.austinjustice.org.
  • Wireless printer
  • Printer supplies
  • Office phones
  • Passenger van (seats 9-12)
AUSTIN TAN CERCA DE LA FRONTERA
3707 E. MLK, 512/474-2399, leona@atcf.org, www.atcf.org.
  • 25 Office Star resin multipurpose rectangle table, 6-feet, center folding
  • 40 Costco resin folding chair with molded seat and balck white speckle
  • Epson - VS250 SVGA 3LCD Projector - black/white
  • 2 Square contactless and chip reader
  • VIVO 100" Portable Indoor Outdoor Projector Screen, 100-inch diagonal projection HD 4:3 projection pull-up foldable stand tripod (PS-T-100)
BASTROP COUNTY LONG TERM RECOVERY TEAM
150 Settlement Dr. Ste. B-2, Bastrop, 512/521-3001, ed@bcltrt.org, www.bcltrt.org.
  • 2 laptops
  • 2 file cabinets
  • 2 office desks (good condition)
  • 2 office desk chairs
  • Storage cabinet for office supplies
BLACK LIVES MATTER LOCAL CHAPTER
  • Yamaha 600i PA system, microphone, and speakers
  • Projector with screen
  • Forever stamps
  • Gift cards: grocery stores, food service
  • FedEx Office copy cards
  • Airline miles
  • Website designer
CARITAS OF AUSTIN
  • Gift cards: H-E-B
  • Pantry items: cereal, pasta, spaghetti sauce, canned salmon, salt, sugar, cooking oil
  • Welcome-home basket: laundry basket, trash can, detergent, dish soap, cleaning supplies, bath towels, sponges, trash bags
CASA MARIANELLA
  • Gently used clothes for men, women and children
  • Sheets, towels, blankets
  • Twin mattresses
  • New men's socks and underwear
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Goodwill
  • Gently used kitchen items (plates, cups, pans, spatulas, frying pans, etc.)
CENTRAL TEXAS FOOD BANK
6500 Metropolis, 512/282-2111, www.centraltexasfoodbank.org.
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned chili, soups, and stews
  • Canned protein, like chicken breast or tuna
  • Canned low-sodium vegetables, and fruit in its own juice
  • Dry beans
  • Rice, pasta, and pasta sauce
  • 100% whole-grain cereals
EL BUEN SAMARITANO EPISCOPAL CENTER
7000 Woodhue, 512/439-0700, hello@elbuen.org, www.elbuen.org.
  • Bilingual dictionaries, children's books
  • Bus passes
  • Gift cards ($25+): H-E-B, Wal-Mart, Target, fuel
  • Toiletries
  • Stress balls
  • Art supplies, board games, toys for young children
  • Spanish language self-help, clinical, parenting books and DSM-5
  • Essential oils and sprays/aromatherapy items
  • 2 label makers
  • Lockable lateral black filing cabinet
  • White board, dry erase markers
  • Fujitsu document scanners
  • Black plastic bins with lids (30 qt.)
EMPTY BOWL PROJECT
  • Storage facility (minimum 5-by-10 feet)
  • Wine glasses and tablecloth rental
  • Table and chair rental
  • Directors and officers insurance, plus event insurance
  • Membership to www.signup.com to sign up volunteers online
EQUAL JUSTICE CENTER
  • Dinette set for break room
  • Rolling whiteboards
  • Standing desks
EQUALITY TEXAS
  • Gift cards: Lyft, Uber
  • Gift cards: Southwest and American Airlines
  • Pro bono graphic design and printing services
FOUNDATION FOR THE HOMELESS
8505 Cross Park Dr. #120, 512/453-6570, info@foundationhomeless.org, www.foundationhomeless.org.
  • Bedding
  • Toiletry kits (soap, shampoo/conditioner, razors, toothbrush/toothpaste)
  • Seasonal clothing items for clients such as coats, gloves, hats, umbrellas, and ponchos
  • Gift cards ($25): Gas, Walmart, H-E-B, Target, etc.
  • Clock radio
FRAMEWORKS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
701 Tillery Ste. A-7B, Box 15, 512/385-1500, info@frameworkscdc.org, www.frameworkscdc.org.
  • 3 Lenovo Thinkpads (T480s)
  • 7 black ergonomic chairs
  • 6 black, new leather or leather-like conference chairs (Table is 6'x 3')
  • 23 Kidde AC/DC carbon monoxide alarms with battery backup & tamper-resist feature
FRONT STEPS ARCH
500 E. Seventh, 512/305-4153, nfreeburg@frontsteps.org, www.frontsteps.org.
  • New underwear for men and women: L, XL, XXL
  • Winter hats and large gloves
  • Sweatshirts, jackets, coats (new or very gently used): L, XL, XXL
  • Full-sized toiletries: lotion, conditioner, toothpaste
  • New blankets, twin size or larger: no moving blankets or lap throws
KEEP AUSTIN FED
  • Full-size foil deep steam table pans and lids
  • ServIt heavy-duty insulated red nylon soft-sided food delivery bag / pan carrier
  • Scales: WeighMax W-4830
MANOS DE CRISTO
4911 Harmon, 512/628-4203, driehs@manosdecristo.org, www.manosdecristo.org.
  • Art supplies (ages 2-13)
  • Children's coloring books
  • Digital camera
  • Color copier
  • Folding chairs
  • X-ray sensors
  • New or gently used winter clothing
QUEERBOMB
  • 100 Bella+Canvas black blank unisex T-shirts (all sizes)
  • 25 black one-size-fits-all trucker caps
  • Arts & crafts material, paint sets
  • 3 packs of Office Depot brand 100% recycled material kraft corrugated sheets of 24x30 cardboard
  • Mix of canned/bottled drinks: beer, kombucha, sparkling water
REFUGEE SERVICES OF TEXAS
500 E. St. Johns #1.280, 512/472-9472, mroberts@rstx.org, www.rstx.org/austin.
  • Gift cards ($25, $50, $100): H-E-B
  • Blankets (all sizes)
  • Bicycles and new helmets (adults and children)
  • Bus passes (weekly, monthly)
  • Baby wipes and diapers (all sizes)
SAFE ALLIANCE
1401 Grove Blvd., 512/267-7233, inkind@safeaustin.org, www.safeaustin.org.
  • Baby wipes, diapers (sizes 4-6), and pull-ups
  • Hygiene needs: Conditioner, hairbrushes, women's shaving supplies, body wash, lotion
  • Over-the-counter medicines: gummy vitamins, Tylenol, cough drops, allergy medications
  • Pantry needs: Similac blue can formula, toddler food
  • Gift cards: Target, Walmart, H-E-B, clothing stores
TEXAS ADVOCACY PROJECT
  • Gift cards: H-E-B, Amazon, Walmart, Target (needed for Hope for the Holidays)
  • Light blue pressboard classification folders with 2 dividers and fasteners (letter size)
  • Administrative volunteers
TEXAS HOMELESS NETWORK
1713 Fortview, 512/482-8270, info@thn.org, www.thn.org.
  • Gift cards ($10-20): Starbucks, H-E-B, Home Depot, Visa
  • Gift cards ($5-10): Whataburger
  • Monetary donations ($15): To compensate a person with lived experience for one hour of their time to educate policymakers on homelessness
TRANSGENDER EDUCATION NETWORK OF TEXAS
  • Trans, nonbinary, and intersex people who want to get involved with education, outreach, and training initiatives and efforts on a volunteer basis.
  • Attorneys to assist with specific projects.
  • Gas and/or Southwest gift cards to help us defray the costs of travel, grocery gift cards, and clothing/makeup (transition related products).
  • Graphic design/web designers to maintain website updates.
MLK Community March & Festival
Starting location: University of Texas MLK statue, 305 E. 23rd; festival: Huston-Tillotson University, 900 Chicon
Sad Girls Only
at Sahara Lounge
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre at Alamo Drafthouse Mueller
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