Wish List

Thank you for considering a donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomington. We are very appreciative to source the community for items the Clubs need to keep running.

Needed by all clubs:

  • Printing Paper (white and bright colors)
  • Art supplies (paper, paint, washable markers, dry erase markers, water colors, acrylic paints)
  • Club buck store prizes (rewards for kids) – These can be dollar store gifts ($1-5)
  • Xbox 360 games (Minecraft, Just Dance, Lego Movie, Lego Marvel Heroes, Kinect Sports, Kinect Rush: Disney Pixar Adventure)
  • Wii video game bundle
  • Canvasses (different sizes)
  • Masking tape, packing tape, scotch tape
  • $25 Kroger gift cards (for cooking club supplies)
  • $50 Gift Cards(Kroger, Gas Card, Best Buy, Walmart, Barnes & Noble, Michaels, VISA, Office supply stores)
  • Special occasion greeting cards
  • 6 foot folding tables and chairs
  • File cabinets

Ellettsville:

  • Poster board, lined paper, construction paper
  • Electric pencil sharpeners
  • Ink pens
  • Post it notes
  • Bean bag chairs
  • Cork board/bulletin boards
  • Easel
  • Cleaning supplies
  • A van or minibus

Crestmont:

  • DVD Player
  • Stress balls
  • Play dough
  • Tissue Paper
  • Child size coats for members
  • Educational Games
  • Basketballs
  • Footballs
  • Gas Cards
  • Walkie-talkies
  • $300 for educational incentives including end of year skating party for Indiana’s Kids Homework Program

Lincoln Street:

  • DVD movies for kids,
  • K-6 Books:
    • The Snow Day – by Ezra Jack Keats
    • Those Shoes – by Maribeth Boelts
    • The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes – by Mark Pelt
    • The Family Book – by Todd Parr
    • Elena’s Serenade – by Campbell Geeslin
    • Igraine the Brave – by Cornelia Funke
    • Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon – by Patty Lovell
    • I Like Myself! – by Karen Beaumont
    • The Recess Queen – by Alexis O’Neil
    • The Manatu – by Eric Walters
    • Last Stop on Market Street – by Matt de la Pena
    • My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia (Bilingual): The Life of Celia Cruz/la vida de Celia Cruz – by Monica Brown
    • Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress – Christine Baldacchino
    • This is Our House – by Michael Rosen
    • What if everyone did that? – Ellen Javernick
    • My Mouth is a Volcano – by Julia Coko
    • A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue – by Julia Cook
    • Decibella and Her 6-Inch Voice – by Julia Cook
    • But It’s Not My Fault! (Responsible Me!) – by Julia Cook
    • 10,000 Dresses – Marcus Ewert
    • A is for Activist – by Innosanto Nagara
    • Rules – by Cynthia Lord
    • Bobbie the Brave – by Lisa Yee
    • The Zapato Power Series – Jacqueline Jules
    • The Name Jar – Yangsook Choi
  • Teen Books:
    • The Dreamer – by Pam Munoz Ryan
    • Orange: The Complete Collection 1 – Ichigo Takano
    • Fullmetal Alchemist – by Hiromu Arakawa
    • Fruits Basket – Natsuki Takaya

Contacts:

Jeigh Hockersmith
Director of Operations
(812) 332-5311 Ext. 223
jhockersmith@bgcbloomington.org

Lincoln Street:
Neil Smith
Unit Director
(812) 332-5311 Ext. 221
nsmith@bgcbloomington.org

Crestmont:
Israel Shasanmi
Unit Director
(812) 336-6501 Ext. 231
ishasanm@bgcbloomington.org

Ellettsville:
Oscar Gonzalez
Unit Director
(812) 935 – 6970 Option # 2
ogonzalez@bgcbloomington.org