Items We Need Donated

The Children’s Cabinet has paused in-kind donations at this time. If you want to support The Children’s Cabinet please consider donating to the Client Emergency Needs Fund. We will share details in the spring when we are accepting material donations again.

For shopping ease, please visit our Amazon wish list by clicking on the specific list below:

Food Pantry Wish List

General Wish List for Homeless and Street Outreach

We regularly assemble hygiene kits and distribute necessities along with information on services and resources. See list below for suggested items (please, new and unopened items only):

For New Moms & Babies:

  • Diapers and diaper wipes (any size)

For Children’s Cabinet Food Pantries:

Any canned goods or non-perishable foods are much appreciated! Items that always seem to be in shortest supply are:

  • Tuna Fish
  • Canned Chicken
  • Peanut Butter — and any other high-protein foods
  • Beans
  • Cereal and Oatmeal
  • Boxed meals Hamburger Helper
  • Granola and Protein Bars
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Household Cleaning Products

Families and Youth in Need or in Transition

  • New bedding and/or towels
  • Books for Young Readers (especially ages 0-5)

Street Outreach to Runaway & Homeless Youth

  • toothpaste/toothbrush
  • comb/brush
  • deodorant
  • shampoo
  • lotion
  • razor
  • warm socks (adult size tall athletic socks)
  • wet-wipes

If you are interested in hosting a donation drive to help us collect needed/seasonal items for specific programs or client groups, please contact Jennifer Zimmerman

For more information, or questions, call 775-856-0356.

Address for item drop-off is:

1090 S. Rock Boulevard, Reno, NV  89502

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

**Please note, due to storage space and/or liability issues, we cannot accept the following items: carseats, cribs, large toys, stuffed animals, furniture (of any type or size), any VHS or cassette tapes, electronics or appliances, telephones, televisions, adult clothing or items in poor and unusable condition.**



Our Impact This Year

  • 1,277

    Parents helped with classes and training
  • 334

    Families helped with no-cost counseling services
  • 16,577

    Youth assisted through School and Street Outreach
  • 12,000

    Families helped through The Children's Cabinet Programs