Child Advocacy

PROGRAM NEEDS

Donations may be dropped off to Child Advocacy, or mailed directly from your favorite online company. Child Advocacy is located at 515 N. State St. in Alma, MI 48801. Our hours of operation are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; summer hours Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Please note any holiday or weather-related closures by visiting our Facebook page.

BASIC NEEDS

 
Child-sized water
Children and teen pajamas (boys and girls)
Children and teen underwear and socks (boys and girls)
Drawing Paper
Fidget sensory items (spinners, cubes, sticks, tangles)
Games for young children
Gas Cards for medical travel
Gift Cards to Meijer or Walmart
Individually boxed crayons (8 or 16 count)
Individually packaged fruit snacks
Individually packaged snacks (salty or sweet)
Juice Boxes
New Children’s Books
Play-dough
Puzzles
Quilts, blankets, tie-blankets


Supply the cycle

 

Menstrual Cups
Pads
Pantiliners
Tampons (unscented)

 

 

 

 

we cannot accept

Unfortunately, we cannot accept the following items due lack of space, ability to clean, and/or are safety hazards:

Expired and/or Open Food or Formula
Medications
Baby Cribs / Pack-n-Plays
Crib Bumpers
Sleeping Wedges or Positioners
Car Seat Accessories (not original to car seat)
Docks / Nests / Pods
In-Bed Sleepers
Sleepers / Nappers
Used Breast Pumps and Accessories
Strollers / Walkers
Toys / Stuffed Animals

BABY PANTRY

Bibs
Burp cloths (handmade are great, too!)
Baby Cereals
Clothing (especially boys 2T – 6T)
Diapers (sizes 4, 5, 6, & 7)
Fruit/Veggie pouches
Gentle Formula (purple can)
Infant Formula (yellow can)
Jar baby food
Maternity clothing
Similac Sensitive (orange can)
Similac Pro-Advance (blue can)
Safety items (outlet covers, cupboard latches, baby gate)
Training Pants/Pull Ups (2T/3T, 3T/4T, & 4T/5T)
Wipes (unscented)

Check out our Amazon Wish List!



Foster Closet

 

New Adult Size Socks
New Adult Size Underwear
New Adult Size Bras
Nightlights
New Pajamas (Size 4T and up)
New Pillows
New Sheet Sets (Twin, Full, Queen)



ADDITIONAL PLACES TO DONATE ITEMS IN GRATIOT COUNTY

Women’s Resource Center 

Office of Human Services – (989) 681-4289

Seventh Day of Adventist

R.I.S.E. Advocacy, Inc. 

Salvation Army 

Pompeii Baby Pantry – (989) 838-4159