Gifts of equipment and supplies mean so much to our special girls and boys.Friends like you who bring items to donate for the children we serve are so important to the good work we do here at Children's Care, serving children with special healthcare and education needs and their families.
Children's Care is able to accept good-condition clothing, equipment such as wheelchairs, child-size walkers, showerchairs; games, books, and toys.
Here is what your gift can buy for our kids:
$15,000 - Laptop computers with cases for outreach therapists (15) to complete documentation on the road
$7,000 - Communication device to be used with Speech therapy evaluations and trialing with children
$2,000 - Moonlight classic panel for sensory experience (4 at $500 each)
$1,750 - Tumbleform Stander for physical therapy for small children to "stand" to develop strength and bone density
$1,617 - Check Basket Rack & Baskets for storage in the pool area
$1,500 - Cooking supplies for one year for Challenging Behavior rec/leisure activities
$1,500 - Academic software for classroom use
$896 - 10 varied switch toys to teach children cause/effect
$500 - Personal Protective equipment for staff working with children with challenging behaviors for safety of staff and children
$400 - Digital Video camera for therapy for use with positioning, training, and symbols
$250 - Digital camera
$175 - Chariot Scooter
$115 - Sensory bead chain with music switch
$100 - Prizes for children in dorms or classrooms for behavior model program
$100 - Dress up costumes
$98 - Vibrating light with music
$95 - Co-oper Blanket, for use with occupational therapy to provide needed stimulation for children
$89 - Big Mac switches (to activate toys)
$89 - Tactile puzzles
$80 - Vibrating switches (teaches cause/effect)
$76 - Counting Pegs Box
$75 - Community outings for children (avg. $3 per week x 25 children)
$74 - Mozart effect CD's and tape cassettes
$70 - Little Tykes Big Wheel & trike
$60 - Clear plastic tubs for Education to store themes/units supplies
$60 - Tactile puzzles
$60 - Little Tykes work bench (& toys for boys)
$50 - Bean Bag Chunkie Wedge Cushion
$50 - Radio/CD players
$48 - Jelly Bean Switches (small switch to activate toys, computer, and communication devices)
$40 - Switches to access adapted toys for occupational therapy
$37 - Animal Massager kit
$30 - Balls for recreation time
$25 - Board games for dorm area (pre-school, elementary aged levels)
$20 - DVD's for dorms
$20 - Adapted Equipment for self-feeding and independent daily living
$20 - Movie or music videos for kids
$20- Interactive Toddler Toys (lights/music/sounds)
$20- Parachute for recreation time
$20- PlayStation 2 (PS2) games for elementary, early adolescent children
$18- Rainbow Color Peg Board
$17- Sponge painting kits
$15- Kids DVDs for dorm area
$15- Educational Picture Cards (for pre-school to elementary-aged kids)
$14- Play Doh scented makers (for visually impaired)
$10- Peg puzzles (pets/farm/construction)
$10- Packages of socks and underwear (size kids 10 through adult xl)
Any designated dollar amount may be used for:
- Books and toys for library
- Toys and equipment for classrooms
- Toys and games for residential areas
- Toys and equipment for therapies
- Arts supplies for classrooms
- Arts supplies for dorms
- Tickets to arts, sporting events and entertainment for outings
- Specific program or residential area of your choice
- Rechargeable and regular batteries for toys AA & nine volt
- Tickets/passes for area shows, recreation, arts, and sporting activities.
- Arts & crafts supplies
You may drop off or send gifts to:
Children's Care Hospital & School
2501 W. 26th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Gift Givers may choose to purchase a listed item or mention your choice along with your financial gift. If you'd like a listing of more expensive items, please contact the Development Office at 605-782-2331.
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