Wish List

The Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides critical services to children who are victims of sexual abuse and severe physical abuse, and their non-offending family members. While we gratefully accept cash, check, or credit card donations to help fund our programs, below is a wish list of in-kind items (must be new and unopened) that donors may provide. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.

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Individually wrapped, multi-packaged snacks:

  • Capri Sun, Kool-Aid, or Minute Maid Juice Boxes
  • Bottled Water
  • Cheez-Its or Goldfish Crackers
  • Fruit Snacks (Gummies)
  • Cheese & Crackers, or Peanut Butter & Crackers
  • Granola Bars
  • K-Cups (Hot Chocolate, or Coffee: Regular & Decaf)

PERSONAL HYGIENE (travel size)

  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Comb/Brush
  • Feminine hygiene products


  • New Stuffed Animals
  • Braided Fleece or Knitted Blankets


  • Washable Markers, Crayons, Pencils and Pens
  • Paper Towels and Toilet Paper
  • Paper Plates and Plastic Eating Utensils
  • Antibacterial Liquid Hand Soap in Dispenser
  • Kleenex
  • Lysol or Clorox Cleaning Wipes
  • Bathroom Multi-Purpose Spray Cleaner
  • Clear Plastic Storage Bags and Containers (All Sizes)
  • Baby Wipes (Unscented)
  • Storage Bins, Containers, Crates
  • AAA, AA and C Batteries
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Reams of 8 ½ x 11 Copy Paper (White or Bright Colors)
  • Solid Colored Folders with Pockets
  • Easel Board Paper Pads
  • Gift Cards: Restaurant, Grocery or Gasoline


  • Coloring & Activity Books
  • Barbie Dolls, Baby Dolls
  • Toy Cars or Trucks (i.e. Hot Wheels)
  • Books, Magazines (English & Spanish)
  • Board Games
  • Action Figures
  • Backpacks, Duffle Bags
  • Teen-Aged Items: Sports-Themed Items, Handheld Electronic Games, Journals, Nail Polish, Cosmetic Sets, Jewelry-Making/Bead Craft Sets, Puzzles