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Buy items The Arc of East Central Iowa needs to allow our participants, their friends and family members, our visitors, and our staff and volunteers to do their best. Purchase items from our lists and drop them off at our office.

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Kitchen Needs

  • Aluminum foil
  • Can opener – heavy duty
  • Dish soap
  • Paper plates
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic spoons and forks
  • Pitchers with lids
  • Sponges
  • Scrub brushes
  • Ziploc bags (gallon, quart, sandwich size)
  • Ziploc FREEZER bags (gallon)

Snack & Cooking Activity Items

  • 100% juice
  • Cake mixes
  • Canned fruit
  • Canned vegetables
  • Disposable cake pans (9×13 foil pans with lids)
  • Dried fruit
  • Flavored frosting for cakes
  • Fruit snacks
  • Granola bars
  • Pan non-stick spray
  • Pretzels
  • Re-usable cake pans (9 x 13)
  • Rice cakes – plain
  • Salsa
  • Snack crackers (Ritz, Graham, Club, Oyster, Saltine)
  • Tortilla chips

General Supplies

  • Baby wipes (unscented/sensitive)
  • Chapstick (unscented)
  • Disinfectant wipes & spray
  • Hand sanitizer & refills
  • Hand soap & refills
  • Kleenex/Tissues (cube boxes)
  • Lint rollers
  • Lotion (travel size & unscented)

Office Supplies

  • Batteries (AAA, AA, C & D)
  • Double-sided tape
  • Dry erase markers
  • Duct tape
  • Glue – bottles and sticks
  • Hot glue gun refills
  • Ink pens (blue and black ink)
  • Markers (washable)
  • Masking tape
  • Pocket folders (durable)
  • Sharpies
  • Sticky tack

Program Needs

  • Adult coloring books
  • Bean bag chairs or bean refills
  • Board games for teens/adults (Scattegories, Pay Day, Life, Clue, Heads Up, Family Charades, etc.)
  • Books on CD for kids & teens
  • Bubbles
  • Coloring/activity books (super hero/contemporary)
  • Computer speakers
  • Construction paper (8.5 x 11 – various colors)
  • Digital kitchen timers
  • DVDs (newer G/PG)
  • Kinex
  • Padlocks with keys
  • Sensory items (water tubes, soft plastic gel-filled shapes)
  • Scratch art
  • TVs – Flat screen at least 32 inches
  • Weaving & jewelry making kits

Clothing & Textiles

  • Teenage-sized shorts and jogging pants and swimsuits (boys and girls – draw strings or elastic)