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                                                                 

  • Recreational, educational, and exercise DVDs
  • Silverware for 40
  • Construction paper in all sizes/colors
  • Digital cameras
  • Art supplies
  • Gardening supplies
  • 20 dish towels

The Sol and Ruth Gerber Family Center

  • Art Supplies
  • Gardening supplies (soil, pots, etc.)
  • Funding for music therapy
  • Puzzles with large pieces
  • Small, hand-held musical instruments

Arc North County

Access our Wal-Mart Registry online to help us stock-up on much-needed supplies for our new kitchen! To access the registry, click here.

  • Digital cameras
  • Photo printer
  • Gardening supplies
  • 20 yoga mats
  • Van with wheelchair lift
  • Board games
  • Wii games (fitness and tennis)

North Shores Vocational Center

  • Art supplies
  • 60" Flat screen TV
  • Musical instruments (tambourines, kazoos, chimes, small reed and percussion instruments)
  • Charcoal barbeque

East County Training Center

  • Exercise DVDs
  • Portable presentation screen
  • Minivan
  • Arts & crafts supplies

Arc Enterprises

  • Window washing supplies (200 ft. garden hose, squeegees, power washer)
  • Karaoke machine
  • Pallet jack

Respite Services

  • Arts & crafts supplies
  • 20 t-shirts

Parent/Infant Program

  • Children's books
  • Diapers (ages 0-3)
  • Puzzles and developmental toys (ages 0-4, please no stuffed animals)

Personal and Leisure Services

  • Pool toys/equipment (pool noodles, water basketball set, rescue backboard, fins & goggles)
  • Passenger van
  • 10'x10' EZ Up Canopy
  • Sports equipment
  • Funding for camp scholarships

Group Homes

  • Pots & pans
  • Plates & flatware
  • Bedding (twin size comforters and mattress covers)
  • Rice cooker
  • Kitchen & bath towels
  • Electric toothbrushes
  • Microwaves 

Arc Community Employment Services

  • Grounds maintenance equipment
  • Funding for transportation to employment

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. 291 or by email.


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Wish List Supplies  

Young girl sitting on the ground wearing toy glasses playing with a stuffed animal in the Parent Infant Program.



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