Your Help is always NEEDED and APPRECIATED!

Funding for Extra Curricular Activities – HIGH NEED

Foster/shelter youth often do not have the same opportunities to participate in extra-curricular activities like their peers. Your donation will help fund the opportunity for foster youth to participate in:

  • Sports
  • art and music
  • enrichment classes

Gift Cards – HIGH NEED

Gift cards are used to directly benefit foster/shelter youth and families for everything from basic needs to gifts for birthdays, graduation and holidays. You may even choose to donate your gift cards that have remaining balances. Please write amount of gift card on card. Gift card examples:

  • gas cards
  • clothing retailers
  • school supply retailer
  • sporting goods retailer
  • arts and craft retailer
  • restaurant gift certificates
  • movie passes

Please send gift cards to: Children’s Aid Society of West Texas Inc.

1101 30th Street

Wichita Falls, Texas 76302

 Basic Needs

Foster/Shelter youth are in need of:

  • All sizes school uniforms
  • Packages of socks all styles, all sizes
  • New packages of underwear: all sizes
  • New Shoes
  • New or gently used clothes

Hygiene Supplies

Foster/Shelter youth are in need of:

  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste for all ages
  • Hygiene kits for men and women (for older foster youth)
  • Deodorant and Lotion
  • Shampoo, conditioner and body wash for all ages
  • Ethnic Hair Products
  • Head Lice Treatment

Backpacks and School Supplies for all ages

​Foster/Shelter youth are removed from their homes without notice, often leaving behind backpacks and school supplies. Foster youth need:

  • All styles of backpacks, shoulder bags and duffel bags
  • All types of school supplies (pencils, paper, pens, sharpies, dry erase makers, calculators, colored pencils, white out)
  • Ear buds, art and craft supplies, art and craft kits

“Thank you for giving me a gift card for my present. I felt lucky to get a gift. I like to be able to shop for my own stuff, it doesn’t happen very often. ~Foster teen

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