Gift Guidelines



We accept NEW gifts only, except for VERY gently used bikes.

Suggestions for families:

  • Bicycles (assembled, if possible) with Helmets and Bike Locks – Helmets must be provided with all bicycles (sized by age group).
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Art Supplies
  • Scooters/skateboards (Helmets must be provided with these gifts)
  • Jewelry (watches, hair ornaments, pierced earrings, bracelets)
  • Beauty items (soaps, bubble bath, perfume, make-up, lotion)
  • Clothes (dresses, sweaters, pajamas, pants, shirts, shoes, sweat suits, hooded sweatshirts, jackets, coats)
  • Parent Gifts – Gift Cards:  Gap, Toys R Us, Target, Old Navy, Movie Tickets,  Restaurants, Safeway, Whole Foods
  • Household items (comforters, sheets, towels, blenders, mixers, irons, toasters, coffee makers, pots, dishes, silverware, vacuums)
  • Teenage Gifts – There is always a short supply of gifts for this age group! 
    • Sporting goods, hooded sweatshirts, jewelry (watches, hair ornaments, pierced earrings, bracelets), cosmetics, scarves, gloves, etc.
    • Gift Cards– Macaulou’s, Dutch Brothers, Sonoma Old School Skateboards and Surf, Kohl’s, Target, GAP, Old Navy, Ross, Marshall’s, Starbucks, Movie Tickets, Local Restaurants

Suggestions for seniors:

  • Toiletries – soap, body cream, bath oil
  • Throws, quilts, electric blankets
  • Hats, gloves, scarves
  • Slippers
  • Robes
  • Sweaters, Sweats, Pajamas
  • Picture frames for photos
  • Local Gift Cards – Macaulou’s, Starbuck’s, CVS, Rite Aid, Grocery Store, Movie Tickets, Local Shops and Restaurants

Suggestions for homeless individuals:

  • Gift Cards for clothing, shoes, and gas – Big 5, Sears, Target, gas stations
  • Waterproof duffel bags
  • Rain Gear – ponchos, foul weather gear, waterproof boots
  • Outerwear – jackets, coats, scarves, hats, gloves
  • Camping equipment – tarps, flashlights & batteries, lanterns, sleeping bags & pads, camp stoves, small tents, etc.
  • First Aid Kit, Toiletries
  • Gift Cards – Starbucks, Peets, McDonald’s, Taco Bell