Needed Items

If you would like to make a financial donation, please click the “DONATE NOW” button above. Your donation helps us to pay for things such as clothing, shoes, school uniforms, food, hygiene supplies, household items, therapeutic toys, and so forth.

Below is a list of needed items.
Contact us for more information or drop-off availability.
Phone: 815-986-1947 | Email:

  • Arts/Crafts/Recreation

    • Card Games (Uno, SkipBo, Go Fish, and Classic)
    • Puzzles
    • Coloring books
  • Household

    • Bath towels (new)
    • Dish towels (new)
    • Dish soap
    • Paper towels
    • Toilet paper
    • Cleaning supplies
    • Twin size sheets and blankets (new)
    • Mops, Mop Buckets, and Brooms
    • Baby Gates
    • Tupperware sets
    • Silverware and Cooking Utensils
  • Electronics

    • Alarm Clocks
    • Phone Chargers
    • Playstation/X-Box and games
  • Personal Items

    • Shampoo & Conditioner (all hair types)
    • Deodorant
    • Razors (men and women)
    • Combs/Brushes
    • Body Lotion
    • Bar Soap/Body Wash
    • Hair Accessories
    • Feminine Products

Other Ways to Support

Gift cards and financial donations are greatly appreciated. Financial donations can be used to purchase specific items to better support families with their individual needs such as children’s clothing, diapers, seasonal items, formula, bus passes, etc.

If you have questions about donations, please contact YSN.

Youth Services Network thanks you for your continued support of the youth and families of our community!