-glass jars, any size from baby food up to the giant pickle jars (need a LOT of these, approx. 100), washed with labels removed, keep the lid if you have it! No plastic (peanut-butter-type) jars.
-empty tin cans; ones where they have been opened with a SAFE can opener (no sharp edges). Sizes: from tomato paste to regular 'Campbell's soup' size to the giant ones. (need: approx 30 of these).
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-child-friendly magazines for collage. No fashion mags with risque photos, or violent images, please.
-metal tins (like those Christmas cookies or popcorn ones!). any design.
-those plastic cups they give your kids at Chili's, etc. with cartoon characters on them!
Misc. Household item & furniture needs:
(these can be in 'used' condition, for sure!)
outdoor 'park' bench
wall pencil sharpener
electric pencil sharpener
any books about art, or drawing, or crafting, or art history, any level
We can always use random art supplies you might have an excess of:
scissors (kids or adult)
paper (printer paper, watercolor, misc. scrapbooking or manilla or construction)
tape (scotch or painters)
elmer's school glue
Sharpies! any color
colored pencils (any type)
Friendly helpful items you could buy new to bless us:
anything on the lists above!
AA Batteries (rechargeable if possible)
giftcard for Target, IKEA, World Market, Home Depot, Michaels, Hobby Lobby, Ross, etc!
case of toilet paper
case of paper towels
antibacterial hand gel
watercooler (like the ozarka 2-3 gallon ones)
tubes of acrylic paint
lightbulbs (energy efficient, please)