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Love Grows By Giving

Friday, November 16–Monday, December 10 

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We are serving as a drop-off point for the following local organizations:

Crisis Center for South Suburbia
See the wish list
Tinley Park Food Pantry
The Food Pantry will be glad to receive non-perishable and non-expired food items. No glass containers please.
See the wish list.
iCare Donation Drive for Comer Children's Hospital
New books only please. Books for ages 3 and under will be made available for children who are spending time away from home.
See the wish list.

Crisis Center for South Suburbia
Wish List

Baby – Toddler (Birth to 5 years old)

  • Pajamas and Slippers (newborn to 4T)
  • Winter Clothing (pants, long sleeve shirts, sweaters, sweatshirts)
  • Shoes and Winter Boots
  • Baby Head-to-Toe Wash & Lotion (full-size)
  • Diapers, Baby Wipes & Baby Powder
  • Baby Bottles and Sippy Cups
  • Fisher Price Toys
  • Mega-Blocks
  • Leap Frog / Laugh & Learn Sets
  • V-Tech Educational Toys
  • Baby Dolls (Multi-Cultural)
  • Cars and Trucks
  • Dr. Seuss Books & Toys
  • Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
  • Disney Princess
  • Board Games (age 3 to 6)
  • Art / Coloring / Color Wonder

Elementary Age (5 to 10 years old)

  • Pajamas and Slippers
  • Winter Clothing (pants, long sleeve shirts, sweaters, sweatshirts)
  • Shoes and Winter Boots
  • Disney Videos & Toys
  • Board Games (age 6 to 12)
  • Star Wars Sets
  • Lego Sets (All Types)
  • Minecraft items
  • Electronic Games & Batteries
  • Basketballs, Footballs, Soccer Balls
  • Baseballs & Mitts (no bats, please)
  • Action Hero Figures
  • Hot Wheels Cars & Sets
  • Barbie Dolls/Fashion Dolls & Outfits (Multi-Cultural)
  • Craft/Art Kits
  • Science Kits/Building Kits

Women & Men

  • Robes (all sizes -women & men)
  • Slippers (all sizes, especially 9+ women/men)
  • Accent Scarves / Infinity Scarves
  • Full Size Gift Bath & Body Sets (Any scent)
  • Winter Pajamas (all sizes women & men)
  • Jewelry -Necklaces/ Bracelets/ Earrings
  • One-Size-Fit-All leggings
  • Winter Hats, Gloves & Scarves
  • Gift Cards to Target, Walmart, Kohl's, etc.
  • Gift Certificates for Gas or Groceries
  • Winter Coats (all sizes - women & men)
  • Winter Boots (all sizes - women & men) 
  • Yoga Pants & T-shirts (Juniors 1 - Womens 3X)
  • Athletic Wear (women & men)
  • Perfume/Body Spray
  • Cologne/Body Sprays
  • Make-Up Sets
  • Nail Polish & Grooming Sets

'Tweens - Teenagers (10 to 18 years old)

  • Winter Clothes (sizes Youth 12 - Juniors XL)
  • Robes and Slippers
  • Pajamas & Lounge Pants (size Youth 12 - Adult M)
  • Leggings for Girls (sizes Youth 12 - Juniors XL)
  • MP3 Player / iTunes-MP3 gift cards
  • Art Supplies
  • Movie Gift cards (Marcus/ AMC/ Loews)
  • Bowling Gift cards
  • Chicago Sports Apparel / Hats (all sizes)
  • Infinity/Fashion Scarves
  • Perfume /Cologne
  • Nail polish / Nail Art
  • Axe Body Gift Sets
  • Body Spray and Lotions
  • Shoulder bags/Purses/Wallets
  • Earrings/ Necklaces/ Bracelets/ Accessories
  • Online Video Game Gift Cards
  • Gift cards - Target, Walmart, iTunes, Amazon, etc.

Unwrapped Gifts Only Please – Donations of gift wrap are accepted. 

If preferred, the Crisis Center will accept cash in lieu of gifts.
Crisis Center for South Suburbia. P.O. BOX 39, Tinley Park, IL 60477

For more information, please contact Shani Smithat 708-429-7255 x134 or email at ssmith@crisisctr.org


Tinley Park Food Pantry

Please ensure that all donated items are non-perishable, non-expired food items.

  • Dry Cereal
  • Cookies
  • Crackers
  • The following mixes:
    • cake, brownie, muffin
  • Boxed pasta (not spaghetti)
  • Boxed Potatoes
  • Canned chicken or tuna
  • Canned fruits and veggies
  • Hamburger or Tuna Helper
  • Pasta Roni
  • Peanut Butter
  • Rice-a-Roni
  • Soup
  • Any type of non-refrigerated juice drinks (no glass bottles please).

Comer Children's Hospital, iCare Donation Drive

New Board Books

For ages 3 years and younger

 Area Of High Need: Infants/Toddlers

50% of patients are under 3 years old. 

  • All plastic toys: birth-36 months
  • Musical and light up toys
  • Teethers and Rattles
  • Stacking cups
  • Chunky toddler cars
  • My first Crayola MessFree
  • 2-in-1 Doodle Board (Ages 2+)
  • One piece toys such as:
    • Infantino Activity Triangles
    • Fisher-Price Pop-up toys
  • Graco Sweet Slumber Sound Machine
  • Fisher-Price Rainforest Peek-a-Boo Soother, Waterfall