Wish List

To keep Virginia Home for Boys and Girls running smoothly, we rely on wish list item donations.  Below you will find a list of items that we are always grateful to accept from donors. Be creative in involving your school, neighborhood, business, or civic group in donating these much needed items.

School Supplies

  • Spiral Bound Sketch Pads
  • Gift cards
  • Notebooks
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Headphones
  • Nail polish
  • Nail polish remover
  • Cotton balls
  • Chapstick
  • Fun science labs
  • GED prep books (5)
  • iTunes gift cards for Apps for iPads (no more than $150)
  • Non-perishable snacks (water bottles, goldfish, pretzels, crackers, nutri-grain bars, cheez-its, nabs, etc)

Athletic/Fitness Equipment

  • Tennis Ball Machine (adult size)
  • Tennis Rackets
  • Working bicycles
  • 10 Mountain Bikes with helmets
  • Bike locks
  • Yoga Mats
  • 2 Portable Disc Golf Baskets
  • Disc Golf discs – Only Innova or Discraft Company Discs
  • 3 Portable Badminton nets w/ racquets/birdies
  • Volleyball net
  • 1 Tchoukball Set with two Rebounders or Nets, an official ball and a soft sided ball
  • 2 Portable indoor soccer/hockey goals
  • 5 full sized, soft sided soccer balls
  • 10 indoor PLASTIC Hockey sticks
  • Bocce Set
  • 4 corn hole boards and 16 bean bags to go with it
  • Cricket Set
  • 10 Lacrosse Sticks
  • A sound system for the gym
  • New Basketball uniforms and warm up suits

Home Furnishings

  • Twin Sheets Sets
  • Bed Pillows
  • Bedding sets
  • Bedspreads/Blankets
  • Large Dining Tables and Chairs – to seat 10-12
  • Home décor (framed art, throw pillows, etc)
  • Lamps
  • New or gently used furniture
  • Bar Stools
  • Plants
  • Holiday decorations (Christmas, Halloween, Easter, etc.)
  • Christmas Trees (artificial)
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Waste baskets
  • Towels (large and hand)
  • Iron
  • Ironing Board
  • Grill
  • Sofas
  • Picture frames
  • Mattresses (Twin)
  • Dirty Clothes Hampers
  • Clothes Hangers

Kitchen and Bath

  • Shower Curtains
  • Bath Mats
  • Pots and Pans (non stick)
  • Tupperware
  • Griddle
  • Crock-pot
  • Waffle Iron
  • Wok
  • Cooking/Eating Utensils
  • Toaster

Personal Items

  • Gift Cards for clothing and shoes
  • Hats, gloves and scarves
  • Hair Supplies
  • Flat Irons
  • male and female deodorant
  • Blow Dryers
  • Make-up and other “Beauty” supplies
  • Luggage/duffle bags for transitioning residents

Entertainment

  • Gift Cards (restaurants, movies, etc.)
  • Ice and Roller Skating Passes
  • Movie tickets
  • Wii or Play Station games
  • DVDs
  • Art/Craft Projects
  • Busch Gardens or Kings Dominion passes
  • Game Systems/with games
  • TV
  • DVD player

Services

  • Volunteer for office admin work
  • Periodic Carpet Cleaning
  • Build a Sand Volleyball Court
  • Build a climbing wall
  • Build a Disc Golf Course

Please contact Elizabeth Mancano at EMancano@boysandgirlshome.org or 804-270-6566 ext. 134 if you have any questions about the wish list or would like to donate items.