In-Kind Donation Wish List

The Arc of San Diego is always grateful for every donation, including new or gently used in-kind gifts. We are especially in need of consumer electronics, musical instruments, and arts & crafts supplies.

The Arc of San Diego is recognized by the IRS and State Franchise Tax Board as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our Federal ID number is 95-1863913. As such, your contribution is tax deductible to the extent provided by law. Valuation of in-kind gifts is the privilege and responsibility of the donor.

Please see below for items The Arc can currently put to good use:

Sulpizio Family Center

  • Art Supplies
  • Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer
  • Juicer
  • 30 Matching Plates and Bowls
  • 20 New Dish Towels
  • 8 Sets of Handweights
  • 8 Sets pf Exercise Stretch Bands
  • Gallons of Non-Toxic Sempra Student Paint (Red, Yellow, Blue, White, Black)
  • Essential Oils
  • Yoga Blankets
  • Thick Yoga Mats
  • 10 Table Top Easels
  • 10 Floor Easels
  • Paint and Brushes of All Sizes and Construction Paper of All Sizes and Colors
  • 20 Pairs of Scissors and 20 Boxes of Colored Pencils
  • Theraputic and Nature Sounds CDs

Interested in Making an In-Kind Donation?

Please fill out this form and return it with your in-kind donation

Feel free to make a cash donation here for a designated item if you would rather we purchase it. 

Please contact Jennifer Bates Navarra, Vice President of  Marketing & Development at (619) 685-1175 ext. 1291 or by email.

The Sol and Ruth Gerber Family Center

  • Art Supplies
  • 2 Table Top Easels
  • 4 Floor Easels 6 3-Drawer MDF Single Bin Mobile Cart for ADC Department
  • Beading Supplies
  • Decorations for Movie Theater Room
  • Storage Bins and Cabinets
  • Sensory Room Supplies- Waterfall, LED Light Tube, Tactile Items
  • DVDs, G/PG Movies- Exercise and Recreational
  • Personal and Beauty Supplies
  • Balcony Area Creation
  • Adaptive Touch Screen for Computer
  • Gardening Items- Soil, Pots, Tools, etc.
  • 4 Raised Planter Beds with Succulents to plant

Personal and Leisure Services

  • Arts and Crafts Supplies
  • Adult Wheelchair in Good Condition
  • Wii System
  • Money or Donated Tickets for Day-Time ILS Activities (Sea World, Padres, etc.)

Arc North County

  • Beads and Yarns
  • Scrapbooking Supplies- Cardstock and Stamps
  • Senior Room- New Balls, Fiberoptic Light Ball, Smelling Bingo Game
  • Art Supplies- Paints, Paper, Tiles, Brushes, Chalk, Pencils, Canvas, Clay, Art Aprons, Ceramic Paints (Varied Colors)
  • Exercising Upright Stationary Bike, Thera Grip Hand Exerciser, Expanding Sphere, Curves ABD Wave Table
  • Sewing Mahcine, Scissors, Materail, Threads, Pins, Needles
  • Furniture for Arc entrance Lobby- Small End Tables, Book Shelves, Cabinets with Doors
  • Small Plant Aquariums, House Plants, Potting Suplies (Mix, Gravel, etc)
  • Gardening Items- Rakes, Shovels, Hand Shovels
  • Wii Game for AC Department
  • End Tables for the Cozy Corner for AC Department
  • Yoga Mats and Blocks
  • Magnetic Boards, Weighted Lap Pads, Reflexology, Gyrobix Explorer, Light Up Ball, New Balls of Varied Sizes

Residential Homes

  • Home Decor (Home Goods,etc...)
  • Outdoor Swings
  • Funds for Recreational Outings (Camping, Disneyland, 6 Flags, etc.)
  • Sensory/Tactile Items for Visual/Auditory Stimulation
  • Activity Games, Sport Equipment for Activities
  • Sensory/Daily Living Skills Wall- Attach Shoe, Fabric/Button, etc.
  • Bedding (Full and Twin-size Comforters, Mattress Covers, Linens)
  • New Full and Twin Bedframes
  • Dressors and Storage Cubes/Chests
  • New Blinds for Windows
  • Storage Cabinets
  • Electric Toothbrushes
  • Kitchen and Bath Towels
  • Gift Cards (Home Goods, Marchalls, etc. for Home Decor)

East County Training Center

  • Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer
  • Juicer
  • Exercise DVD's 8 Sets of Exercise Stretch Bands
  • Recreational and Eduational DVD's
  • 10 table Top Easels
  • 10 Floor Easels
  • Glue Sticks and School Glue
  • Theraputic Rocking Chair
  • Construction Paper of All Sizes
  • 2 Eliptical Exercise Machines
  • 20 Canvas Boards
  • Meditation Cushions
  • Essential Oils
  • Yoga Blankets

Arc Enterprises

  • Vocational DVD's
  • Software
  • Cash Register
  • Pallet Jacket
  • 10 Lockers
  • Swap Cooler (Machine Room)
  • AC for the Workshop Consumers
  • New Flooring in Consumer Lunch Room (John Towers)


Respite Services

  • Wii Games
  • New Curtains, Bedding, Towels, Sheets
  • New Vacuum Cleaner
  • Cleaning Supplies


Early Intervention Services

  • Children's Books in English and Spanish
  • Art Supplies- Clay, Play Dough, Paint, Paper, etc.
  • 10 Emergency Preparedness Backpacks from Red Cross
  • Puzzles and Developmental Toys (Ages 0-4; Please NO Stuffed Animals)