The children we serve at Child Crisis Arizona need these items the most.

Items can be dropped off at either locations:

Mesa Emergency Children’s Shelter
Drop-off open Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
604 W. 9th St., Mesa, AZ 85201

Phoenix Office
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
2334 E. Polk St., Phoenix, AZ 85006

In effort to provide what is best for the children in our care, we are no longer able to accept used in-kind donations. Our goal is to provide the children we serve with quality, long-lasting items, maybe for the first time in their lives. In-kind donations are vital to Child Crisis Arizona, we thank you for your generous support. If you do have used items to donate, please consider bringing the items to these closest Goodwill locations:

Diapers and Wipes

    • Diapers – all sizes – most needed: 3,4, 5 and 6
    • Pull-Ups size  2T/3T, 3T/4T, 4T/5T
    • Baby Wipes


  • Non-fluoride toddler training toothpaste
  • Kids Non-Fluoride toothpaste
  • Diaper rash cream (Desitin or A&D)
  • Hair Accessories & Combs/Brushes
  • Extra Moisturizing & Eucerin Lotion
  • Youth & Toddler Toothbrush (small bristles)
  • Shampoo, Conditioner & Detangler Spray
  • Liquid Pump Soap & Refills
  • Moisturizing Body Wash
  • Bath Towels & Wash Cloths (white only)

Clothing and Shoes

  • Gift Cards for clothing and shoes
  • Boys & Girls clothing sizes newborn – 12
  • Pajamas – light weight only – all sizes
  • Athletic shoes sizes Pre-walker 3 to Adult 6
  • Boys & Girls underwear sizes 2/3 to 8


Other Items

  • Gift Cards to cover costs for:
  • Bicycle helmets sizes Toddler and Youth
  • Bilingual books
  • Bubble machines and bubbles
  • Outside water play toys
  • New area rugs
  • CD/Cassette Player Boombox

Back to School & Craft Supplies

  • Washable markers
  • Washable bottle glue and glue sticks
  • Washable tempera, finger, water colors and kids activity paints
  • Printer & Photo paper
  • Non-menthol shaving cream
  • Playdough
  • Non-character stickers
  • Sidewalk chalk



Tax Credit

Any Arizona tax payer can take advantage of a number of tax credits each year. The Arizona Foster Care Tax Credit assists foster children & reduces your state income tax.

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Last year 4,353 volunteers provided 34,525 hours of service, equaling the estimated value of volunteer service at $796,492.

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Purchase with a Purpose

A variety of online retailers make it possible for you to buy goods for Child Crisis Arizona that are sent directly to our shelters, or to make donations to Child Crisis Arizona when you buy items for yourself.

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