Wish List

Donating financially isn’t the only way to help the Edna Martin Christian Center. Many times, a donation of the right material goods is put to good use more quickly, and can save us a lot of steps.

Please click on one of the tabs below to see if there are items you can give. Thanks!

The Edna Martin Christian Center Food Pantry is open 1 PM to 3 PM, Monday through Friday. Closed only on seven holidays a year.

Donations to the Food Pantry should be nonperishable, please. If you have fresh food, please contact us before donating. Call LeNina at (317) 637-3776.

CANNED AND BOTTLED GOODS:

  • Apple sauce
  • Baby food
  • Beef stew
  • Canned baked beans
  • Canned beans
  • Canned carrots
  • Canned corn
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned green beans
  • Canned meats
  • Canned peas
  • Canned tomatoes
  • Canned tuna
  • Canned soups
  • Chicken noodle soup
  • Tomato soup
  • Chili
  • Condensed milk
  • Condiments
  • Grape jelly
  • Peanut butter
  • Juice
  • Kidney beans
  • Ravioli
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • SpaghettiOs ®

BOXED GOODS AND DRIED FOODS:

  • Boxed dinners
  • Cake mix
  • Cereal
  • Corn bread mix
  • Crackers
  • Dried beans
  • Instant potatoes
  • Jello ®
  • Macaroni
  • Pasta noodles / spaghetti
  • Pancake mix
  • Pudding
  • Raisins
  • Ramen noodles
  • Rice
  • Snacks
  • Stove-top stuffing

PERSONAL CARE AND SUNDRY ITEMS:

  • Bath soap
  • Deodorant
  • Detergent
  • Dish washing liquid
  • Feminine products
  • Hair shampoo
  • Hand sanitizer / hand soap
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Tooth paste

Need more info about our Food Pantry and its needs? Contact LeNina Parham at (317) 637-3776 or lparham@ednamartincc.org

TOP NEED: Paper products are a huge need right now!

  • paper plates
  • paper cups
  • paper napkins
  • paper towels
  • disposable plastic spoons, knives, and forks
  • brown-paper lunch bags

School Supplies

  • Tissues
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Ziploc bags
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Dry-erase markers
  • Notebooks
  • Glue sticks
  • Markers, crayons, pencils, mechanical pencils, and pencil sharpeners (handheld and electric)
  • Scissors
  • Construction paper
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Foam shapes and letters,
  • Backpacks
  • Dictionaries and books (all reading levels)
  • Fidgets (things to keep hands occupied while learning!)
    • Stressballs,
    • mini-slinkies,
    • balloons full of sand, etc.
  • Hygiene supplies
    • Deodorant, bar soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, body wash, hand soap, hand sanitizer, baby wipes
  • Uniforms and underwear
    • All sizes, khaki, black, or navy-blue pants, all color polo shirts

Breakfast Support: (during fall break – 10/2-10/20)

  • breakfast bars
  • cereal
  • fruit cups
  • oatmeal
  • Pop-Tarts
  • Kitchen sanitary wear (gloves, hair nets)
  • Powdered gatorade, water bottles, juice boxes

Classroom/Program Supplies

  • Bean bag chairs
  • Area rugs
  • Storage bins (all sizes)
  • Kid’s DVDs (rated G or PG)
  • Sports equipment
    • Basketballs
    • jump ropes
    • cones
    • footballs
    • foam dodgeballs
    • hula hoops, etc.
    • Air pumps
    • Giant games
      • Giant Jenga®
      • Giant chess
      • Giant dominos, etc.
  • Board games
  • Craft sets
  • Gardening supplies
    • Shovels, pots, gloves, potting soil, etc.
    • Vegetable garden seeds/planters
  • Themed and/or Holiday decorations
    • Streamers, tablecloths, decor for any holidays or celebrations
  • Outdoor water games
  • Mountable TV

Other programmatic supports

  • Non-perishable food items
    • Snacks, microwaveable meals, etc.
  • Gift cards for incentives
    • $10-$25 Kroger, Walmart, Target, etc.
    • $5 McDonald’s, Subway, etc.
  • Ice packs
  • First Aid Kits
    • Neosporin, peroxide, sterilizing alcohol,
  • Fans
  • Socks
  • HP Office Jet Pro X476DNMFP printer ink
  • Printer paper
  • Laminating sheets
  • Electric pencil sharpeners
  • Ziploc bags (sandwich size, quart size, and gallon size)
  • Loose-leaf paper
  • Staples

Need more info about the Youth Department and their needs? Contact Jamie Scott at (317) 916-9064 or jscott@ednamartincc.org

BIG STUFF

  • Book shelf
  • Area rugs
  • Mountable TV
  • Radio with CD player
  • Light table
  • Telescope
  • Beginner microscope
  • Bean bag chairs
  • Child-size art easel
  • Toy shopping cart
  • Four-seat stroller

SMALL STUFF

  • Baby bottles
  • Walking push toys
  • Big wooden puzzles
  • Washable markers & paint
  • Toddler-size paint smocks
  • Kidnoculars®
  • Jump ropes
  • Musical instruments for infants
  • 9-volt batteries
  • Dry-erase markers
  • Mr. Potato Head® toys
  • Toy cars and trucks
  • Straw-and-connector construction kits
  • Hand puppets
  • Toddler costumes and dress-up clothes
  • Blank CDs
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

  • Dish Soap
  • Cleaning Products
  • Paper Towels & Napkins
  • Toilet Paper
  • Kleenex Boxes
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Air Freshener
  • Trash Bags
  • Disposable Plates & Silverware
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Lotion
  • Small Throws
  • Lysol Wipes
  • Sandwich-sized zipper bags
  • Cotton Balls, Q-tips, alcohol wipes
  • Towels & Washcloths

NONPERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS

  • Ensure (Vanilla, Chocolate, Strawberry)
  • Canned Ham, Tuna, Salmon, Chicken
  • Peanut Butter
  • Saltine Crackers
  • Fruit Cups, Jell-O, Pudding
  • Whole Grain Pasta & Rice
  • Canned goods (vegetables, soups)
  • Applesauce cups
  • Mixed Nuts & Dried Fruit
  • 100% Juice
  • Condiments: Ketchup. Mayo. Mustard, Relish, Honey
  • Corn Meal
  • Jiffy Mix
  • Muffin Mix, Cake Mix, Icing
  • Pancake Mix & Syrup
  • Crystal Light Individual Drink Mix
  • Flour
  • Tomatoes in a can
  • Baked Beans

PERSONAL CARE ITEMS

  • Depends (Sizes Medium & Large)
  • Toothbrush’s & toothpaste
  • Bar Soap
  • Bath sponges
  • Band-Aids
  • Disposable moist towelettes
  • Denture adhesive, cleanser, holders
  • Hand soap & sanitizers

HOLIDAY ITEMS

  • Stationary
  • Paint by numbers
  • Puzzles
  • Calendars
  • Small picture frames
  • Mini flash lights
  • Lip balm
  • Pocket tissue
  • Dish towels
  • Nail clippers
  • Toiletry gift sets
  • Christmas ornaments
  • Winter wear: gloves/mittens/scarves/toques
  • Slippers/socks with grips on the bottom
  • Fitness bands, senior friendly exercise equipment
  • Scrap Books

OTHER

  • Gift Cards
  • Postage Stamps
  • Craft Kits
  • Bus Passes
  • Coffee, cups, sugar, creamers, sugar substitute, stirrers
  • Bottled water
  • Disposable Table Cloths
  • Senior Friendly Door-prizes / BINGO Prizes
  • “Get well” and sympathy cards

Need more info about our seniors and their needs? Contact: Senior Coordinator: Kayla Winters, kwinters@ednamartincc.org, 317-916-9064

  • Printer paper
  • Thumb drives
  • Pens
  • Paper cutter
  • Laminator

Need more info about our office supply needs? Contact LeNina Parham at (317) 637-3776 or lparham@ednamartincc.org