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Boys and Girls Club writes holiday wish list

See what the Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County is wishing for this holiday season.

Posted on Dec. 8, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

ELKHART — The Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County’s four locations and KidsCare, a division of the agency, need a little bit of everything this holiday season.


Ÿ Extra large mixing bowls

Ÿ Extra large baking trays

Ÿ Kitchen timer

Ÿ Beanbag chairs

Ÿ Large storage containers

Ÿ Beginner books in Spanish for first- and second-graders

Ÿ Kick balls

Ÿ Jump ropes, all sizes

Ÿ Rollerskates and rollerblades

Ÿ Eight-foot tables


Ÿ Cash donations

Ÿ Eight beanbag chairs

Ÿ Playground balls, like kick balls, soccer balls and basketballs

Ÿ Jump ropes, all sizes

Ÿ Twelve weighted hula hoops

Ÿ Board games, like Scrabble, Scrabble Junior, UNO Attack, Aggravation, checkers and chess

Ÿ Three You Can Do The Rubik’s Cube educational kits

Ÿ Three digital cameras

Ÿ Two Excellerations Brawny Tough Rainbow Parachute, 30 inches in diameter


Ÿ Individually wrapped single-serve snacks

Ÿ AA and AAA batteries

Ÿ 3M hooks

Ÿ Windex glass cleaner

Ÿ Vacuum cleaner

Ÿ Tool kit

Ÿ Paper cutter

Ÿ Lawn mower and string weed trimmer

Ÿ Sport uniform sponsors

Ÿ Fifteen-passenger van


Ÿ DSLR camera

Ÿ Pool sticks

Ÿ Yoga mats

Ÿ Paper cutter

Ÿ Six-foot plastic tables

Ÿ Stackable organizational bins and drawers

Ÿ Softball gloves

Ÿ AA batteries

Ÿ Coffee tables

Ÿ Volleyballs


Ÿ Books for kids in kindergarten through fifth grade

Ÿ Board games, like Guess Who, Pass the Pigs, Mad Gab and Blokus

Ÿ Ten hula hoops

Ÿ Two digital cameras

Ÿ Hoop targets

Ÿ Lego people

Ÿ Kidz Bop CDs

Ÿ Dry erase markers

Ÿ Speed Stackers

Ÿ Small beanbags

For contact information for each of the Boys and Girls Club locations visit bgcelkhartcounty.org.

Local organizations can email their holiday wish lists to newsroom@elkharttruth.com.

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