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The Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County is in need of donations to help kids at four locations as well as its before and school program. Osolo students fill the library after school to work on their home work and get help where needed. (Truth Photo By Larry Tebo) (AP)

The Boys and Girls Club of Elkhart County is in need of donations to help kids at four locations as well as its before and school program. Osolo teacher and volunteer Diane Ummel (kneeling centr) helps Jackelin Fernandez a sixth grader with her homework after school Monday afternoon October 3,2011 while other students work on their studies. (Truth Photo By Larry Tebo) (AP)
Boys and Girls Club writes holiday wish list

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.

GOSHEN

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

ELKHART

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

MIDDLEBURY

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

NAPPANEE

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

KIDSCARE

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.