Holiday Giving Campaign: Linn County Child Development Center

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The Linn County Child Development Center's mission is to provide high-quality, full-day child development services to families with lower incomes.  

There are several areas where you can help, including a monetary donation or gifts for children, families, or classrooms. Use the lists below to select what you want to buy. You can drop items off and make monetary donations in the Student Life office, temporarily located at the Rec Center. 

Toys

  • Balls
  • Dolls
  • Dress-up clothes
  • Truck & car toys
  • Paw Patrol toys
  • Doc McStuffins toys
  • Wooden puzzles
  • Disney character toys
  • Blocks
  • Snow, sand, & water toys
  • Art supplies
  • Items for dolls (strollers, carriers, clothes, bottles)
  • Science toys
  • Books
  • Dinosaur toys
  • Zoo animal toys
  • Little Pet Shop toys
  • Spiderman/Batman toys
  • Play-Doh
  • Barbies & Barbie clothes

Clothing

  • Boys & girls clothing (sizes 3–6)
  • Socks (sizes 4T–6T)
  • Coats (sizes 3–6)
  • Hats & mittens
  • Winter boots (sizes 8–3.5)
  • Boys & girls pajamas (sizes 4–8)
  • Winter coats or jackets
  • Clothes for teenagers

Kitchen Items

  • 4 place tableware settings
  • 20 piece flatware
  • Water glasses/tumblers
  • Can opener
  • Knife sets
  • Wooden spoons
  • Ladle
  • Whisk and rubber scrapers
  • Measuring cups
  • Fry pans
  • Sauce pans
  • Mixing bowls
  • Cutting board
  • Casserole dishes
  • Microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Dish towels
  • Cookbooks
  • Crockpot
  • Toaster
  • Electric skillet

Gift Cards/Tickets

  • Movie theatre tickets
  • Restaurant gift cards
  • Tickets to Play Station
  • Gift cards for groceries

Household Items

  • Carpet sweeper or vacuum
  • Laundry hamper
  • Waste baskets
  • Bath towels
  • Sheet sets (twin, full, or queen)
  • Pillows
  • Tool boxes and tools
  • DVD player
  • Totes or baskets
  • Lotion and bath products
  • Gloves (men's & women's)
  • Scarfs
  • Coats (M, L or XL)
  • Hats
  • Clocks
  • Blankets
  • Gift cards to Walmart, iTunes, & Dollar Tree
  • Multicultural CDs
  • STEM Toys
  • Bee-Bots (on Amazon)
  • Learning Resources Code and Go Robot Mouse Activity Set (Amazon)
  • Balls for the gym or outdoors
  • Multicultural musical instruments
  • Sand toys
  • Gray clay
  • Books
  • Dramatic play food sets & silverware sets
  • Dress up clothes
  • Toy hammers & utility belts
  • Dress up shoes
  • Pull-Ups (3T - 5T)
  • Art supplies (glue, paper, markers & more)
  • Gross motor activities (t-ball, soccer nets, etc.)

Drop-Off Donations

If you have any questions about this year's Holiday Giving Campaign or are ready to drop off your donations, stop by the Student Life office, temporarily located at the Rec Center, or call 319-398-5578


Questions?

Kirkwood Student Life

Temporarily located at the Rec Center

Please note, the doors to the Rec Center may be locked during normal business hours to allow for frequent cleaning. You can see their hours here. If you arrive and the doors are locked, please call the number below or email us at student.life@kirkwood.edu.

Phone: 319-398-5578

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