Wish List

Thank you for your interest in donating items to CHS! We currently have the following donation needs for our various programs. Please call 804-353-0191, ext 180 and speak with Marny Hackley prior to donating any items.

For The Possibilities Project

Laundry detergent
Toilet paper
Gift cards for automobile oil changes and tune-ups
Gift cards for drug stores for toiletries
Gift cards for bookstores
Gift cards for movie theater tickets
Gift cards to Target, Walmart, Burlington Coat Factory, Old Navy, TJMaxx for clothing
Gift cards to gas stations

Granola bars
Pasta sauce
Peanut butter
Canned vegetables (especially “Glory Season” collared greens)
Pancake mix
Hamburger Helper or other boxed meals
Boxed/bagged mashed potatoes
Baked beans
Pork & beans
Chicken noodle soup
Bags of rice
Fruit cups
Gift cards to Food Lion

To learn more about The Possibilities Project, please click here.

For Children and Teens in Foster Care

Below are some suggested items to make life more comfortable and fun for our young people who are waiting to be adopted from foster care. You can read more about our waiting teens by clicking here.

Fidgets (ex: spinners, cubes)
Weighted blankets or lap pads
Essential oils and diffuser
Beats headphones/earbuds
Posters for room (video game related, popular music artists)
Starbucks or Chick-Fil-A gift cards
iTunes gift card
Google play gift card (android version of iTunes)
Bookstore gift card
Shoes (gift card to Dicks, Foot Locker, Journey’s, etc.)
Spa, nails, or massage gift cards
Card games
Photo album
Photo frames/collages
Adult coloring books with coloring pencils
Football, basketball, soccer ball, tennis racquet, etc.
Teen book series
Pillow pet toys
Fireman, policeman, or Paw Patrol toys

For Adoptive Families

During the adoption process, parents and children spend time visiting and bonding with one another. We would appreciate donations of gift cards/certificates for family friendly outings such as movie theaters, bowling alleys, SkateNation, Jumpology, Sky Zone, Chuck E Cheese, Science Museum of Virginia, Metro Richmond Zoo, or local restaurants. You can learn more about how CHS supports our adoptive families by clicking here.


THANK YOU for your generosity. If you are interested in learning more about donating items to CHS, please contact Marny Hackley, 804-353-0191, ext. 180, marny@chsva.org. If you are interested in volunteer opportunities with CHS, please click here.