In-Kind Items

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Among other needs, art and craft items are needed for children’s activities. Among other needs, art and craft items are needed for children’s activities.

In-kind donations reduce expenses at The Sharing Place and we make new friends too! Below is a list of items we use regularly, however we also accept unique donations not appearing on our list and we have a secret dream wish list to share upon request. Prior to dropping off a donation, we encourage you to call us at 801-466-6730 to confirm our current needs as the list changes constantly. We acknowledge each donation in writing for tax purposes as well as to express our appreciation.

Gift Cards

Gift cards in any denomination from your favorite home improvement, craft, office supply or super center store. *Home Depot or Lowes for paint.


Quality hand clippers for gardening

Paper Products

  • Kleenex
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Large ziplock bags


  • Individual size snack food (pretzels, chips, crackers, cookies, candy, nuts, string cheese, fruit)
  • Granola bars
  • Coffee, herbal tea
  • Hot chocolate and hot cider (individual packets)
  • Fruit juices (individual size)

Office and Cleaning Supplies

  • Cleaning products and disinfectants (Finish Dishwasher tablets, Lysol Toilet Bowl Cleaner, Windex & Softsoap)
  • Furniture polish
  • WD 40
  • 20x20 furnace filters
  • Copy paper, white or colored
  • Postage stamps
  • Manila envelopes (9 x 12")
  • Large, blank, nametag labels
  • Bubble wrap (big bubble)
  • Case of 1/2 inch 3 ring binders

Arts and Crafts Items

  • Plaster gauze
  • Air dry clay
  • Mr. Sketch "Smelly" markers
  • Glass jar candles (unscented)
  • Small smooth rocks and rough rocks (thumbnail size)

Toys and Games

  • 6 hula hoops
  • Fun dress-up items - scarves, jewelry, purses
  • Medical supplies and office supplies for role playing
  • Water Balloons, Silly String, Bubbles
  • Children's books and adult novels (new or gently used)