Our Wish Lists

Evergreen Youth & Family Services Wish List

Evergreen Youth & Family Services is looking for the following equipment and vehicles to help us carry out our work:

  • Mini-Vans in good condition with less than 50,000 miles
  • Digital Camera
  • Beds for youth in transitional housing
  • 5 youth bikes in working condition
  • A commercial vacuum cleaner

We continue to appreciate donations of the items listed below:

  • Community member donations of circus tickets, sports event tickets, and other community opportunities are greatly appreciated by our children and youth.  Some of our youth enjoy soccer camps and clinics, down hill skiing, and other activities and events but don't have the resources.  If you can help make these opportunities available, please contact our Program Director Tracey Peters, 441-4556.
  • Food for youth food bags:  peanut butter, canned tuna or foil packs, ramen noodles, spaghetti sauce, mac & cheese, canned soups (chicken noodle, beef stew, vegetarian vegetable), noodles, potatoes, and canned fruit (oranges and pineapple are big hits)
  • Diapers/wipes
  • Baby Formula
  • Warm winter socks, gloves, mittens, hats and scarves (for teens and young adults)
  • Winter coats (for teens and young adults)
  • Gift cards of $20-$25 to Target or Wal-Mart  for homeless youth who need school clothing, food, or apartment set-up items like pots/pans, dishes, towels, and sheets
  • Quilts for our Shelter and Transitional Housing  Programs
  • Hygiene products (toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, deodorant, maxi pads, laundry detergent, dish detergent, etc.)

Many individuals and churches regularly donate these items, while other groups conduct food donation drives.  These items are very appreciated by our  clients.  If you have questions about items we accept for clients, please call Evergreen Youth Services and ask for Heidi Bruder, EYS Housing Program Director, at (218) 441-4556.

Evergreen Shelter Wish List

Parents and community members ask the shelter what they could donate to the shelter to help out so here is a wish list. Thank you to everyone who donates, it's greatly appreciated!!

  • Sets of Legos
  • Sleds
  • Hunger Games Series
  • 7th Tower Series
  • Percy Jackson Series
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Movie Tickets
  • Hair Cutting Gift Certificates
  • Entertainment tickets
  • BSU/BHS athletic events
  • Bowling
  • Pizza Vouchers/ Grocery Gift Certificates
  • Hair Brushes
  • Stainless Steel Skillets (12 & 10 inch)
  • Stainless Steel Stockpot (12 & 8 quart)
  • Corning ware roasters
  • Can Opener
  • 18 Gallon or 55 Gallon Garbage Bags
  • Postage stamps & Stationary
  • Duffel Bags
  • Office Chair
  • Twin Zippered Vinyl Mattress Cover
  • New Hypoallergenic Pillows
  • 12 New Mattresses
  • 10 x 12 Shed (for Bikes)