The following is a list of items that GCC-Chins Up is always in need of to help support our programs. Our needs change frequently so if you have something you would like to donate that isn’t included please contact our Director of Development.


  • Sports balls and recreation equipment
  • Art supplies – drawing pads, art kits, sketching pencils, markers, etc…
  • Activity focused Wii, Xbox, PS3 games (used is fine), age appropriate DVD’s
  • Playing cards, board games
  • Hand Held CD Player, MP3 players (just music playing capabilities)
  • Headphones/Earbuds
  • Bath Towels
  • Watches
  • Shoes
  • White undershirts
  • Vacuums

Experiential Program

  • Wool socks, winter gloves
  • Winter Jackets, snow pants
  • Day or overnight backpacks
  • Sleeping bags (20 degrees or less)
  • Rain Gear
  • Fishing Equipment
  • Tents (1-2 person)

Foster Care

  • Toiletries – toothpaste, shampoo, toothbrushes, combs, brushes, etc…
  • Toddler toys – learning toys, small – medium size new stuffed animals
  • Playing cards, arts/crafts kits, board games, activity kits for any age group
  • Backpacks/Duffel bags

Special Education School

  • The school is always in need of coping tools for the students but every child’s need is different so Wal-mart or Target gift cards work best so that the items can be tailored to fit the specific needs of the children
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Journals

Independent Living

  • Cooking utensils, hot pads, measuring cups/spoons, pots/pans, small kitchen appliances
  • Lamps, Small tables
  • Duffel bags
  • Art Supplies
  • Gift Cards – Wal-mart, Target, Red Box, Pizza, etc…


*when the young men leave the Independent Living program they are starting households of their own so any items that would help them begin their new lives can and would be helpful*

If you have any of the above items that you would like to donate, or have a question about whether or not we are in need of something, please contact our Director of Development. You will receive a tax donation form for any and all donated items.