For Infants   

  • New HALO SleepSacks for infants to 12 months 
  • Diapers: Size 3, 4 & 5
  • Baby wipes
  • New infant rattles and educational toys
  • New baby outfits and sleepers for boys and girls in sizes: 3-6 months, 6-12 months, and 24 months (Preferably clothing and sleepers made of cotton, or other breathable fabrics)
  • New “Pack ‘n Play” units with sheets & quilts

Early Childhood

  • New Books: Cloth and board books for toddlers
  • New Toys: Educational toddler activity toys
  • New Clothing:  Outfits and pajamas for boys and girls age 24 months and up
  • New Winter Clothing: Coats, snow boots, hats, and mittens in all children’s sizes

Children & Youth Programs    

Juice Boxes & Snacks: Individually wrapped crackers, cookies, pretzels, chips, and granola snack bars

Art Supplies: Washable paint and magic markers; crayons; glue, glitter glue and glue gun refills; craft supplies like pipe cleaners, feathers & beads; empty baby food jars (prefer labels removed); white T-shirts in all children’s sizes for art projects; construction paper; tissue paper; and fabric markers

Children’s Activity Supplies: Coloring books, activity books, card games, board games; large wooden puzzles

Children’s Play Rooms: New Playskool and Fisher-Price educational toys for children of all ages; Lincoln Logs sets; Lego kits 

4-H Program: Woodworking kits for older youth and teens; painting and drawing art kits; paint brushes; sketch pads; small canvases

Legal Days Toys: We create "Court Bags" to keep children busy during long days spent awaiting legal proceedings. Items needed for our court bags are: small hand-held puzzles; small Lego kits; small activity books; card games; Crayola "Color Wonder" kits for girls and boys that are mess-free; and electronic pocket games.

 

Client & Shelter Needs 

  • Gift Cards (grocery; superstore; fast food; craft stores; gas and auto-care cards)
  • L.E.T.S. bus tokens
  • New sweatsuits for women in all sizes
  • New pajamas & robes for women in all sizes 
  • New underwear for women in all sizes
  • New socks for women in all sizes
  • New women's slippers in all sizes
  • New twin-size bedding: sheet sets, pillows, blankets, pillow protectors, and mattress pads
  • New towels: Bath towels, hand towels, washcloths
  • Personal Care: Nail polish, nail polish remover, nail clippers; tweezers; small night-stand mirrors
  • Office Supplies: copy paper (white & color); third-tab manila file folders; blue and black ink pens; sticky notes; two-pocket binder folders
  • Bottled water – cases
  • Coffee, sugar and creamer
  • Salad dressings
  • Real Silverware – forks and spoons for shelter
  • Paper Products: Toilet tissue; Kleenex, paper towels; paper plates in large and small sizes; paper cups; plastic silverware
  • Plastic Bags Kitchen-size garbage bags; large 30-gallon trash bags; large Ziploc bags; Baggies
  • Laundry: Energy efficient liquid laundry detergent, energy efficient laundry soap packs, and boxes of dryer sheets
  • Kitchen: Liquid dishwasher detergent; dish soap; pump hand soap; dish towels; oven mitts and hot pads
  • Cleaning Supplies: Pine-Sol; disinfectant sprays and wipes for kitchens and bathrooms; Swiffer Wet Jet pad refills and liquid cleaner refills; toilet bowl cleaners

LACASA’s Safe Pet Place

  • Topical flea treatments for dogs and cats: Advantage or Frontline

General

  • Vacuum Cleaners — New & sturdy electric vacuums; hand-held dust busters; and manual carpet sweepers

Reading

  • Shelter Magazine Subscriptions – For teens and adults
  • Shelter Newspaper Subscriptions – Livingston Daily Press & Argus; Detroit News or Free Press; USA Today

Ongoing Collections

  • Donate Old Cell Phones: We receive cash for your used cell phone and smart phone donations

Thank you for your support!