General Holiday Gift Guidelines

 

Special Notes:

  • We do not accept any toys or items that promote violence or are dangerous or violent in design or usage
  • All items should be new
  • Items should be unwrapped
  • Teen-appropriate items are usually in short supply (juniors sized clothing is requested)
  • Staff can offer suggestions if your organization would like to offer a quantity of popular gifts (example: 10-25 movie passes/boom boxes/personal audio players)

**Check out our Amazon wish lists for suggested, approved gifts: http://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/FKITBZOPUTQR **

Clothing:

  • Pants (all sizes: children, junior and adult)
  • Shirts (all sizes: children, junior and adult)
  • Shoes (all sizes: sneakers, casual and dress)
  • Coats/Jackets (all sizes: children, junior and adult)
  • Pajamas (all sizes: children, junior and adult)

Toys:

  • Stuffed Animals
  • Dolls & accessories (all ethnicities)
  • Train Sets
  • Dinosaurs
  • Stove/Kitchen Play Sets
  • Trucks, cars, planes
  • Blocks
  • Building Sets
  • Action Figures
  • Tea Sets
  • Character Toys (Dora, Spongebob, Diego, Handy Manny, etc.)
  • Tools Sets
  • Toy Dishes/Play Food
  • Board Games
  • Scientific Games
  • Play House Items
  • Puzzles
  • Card Games

Education & Arts:

  • Play-doh
  • Art Kits
  • Coloring Books
  • Crayons/Markers
  • Paints/Easels
  • Globes
  • Fashion/Jewelry Design Kits
  • Scrapbook Kits
  • Microscopes
  • Learning Systems

Music/Movies:

  • Instruments
  • DVD’s (rated G or PG)
  • Music CD’s (no explicit lyrics)
  • MP3 Players
  • Ear Buds

Personal:

  • Purses
  • Backpacks
  • Journals
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Grooming Kits
  • Make-up
  • Bedroom Slippers (all sizes: children and adult)
  • Watches
  • Nail polish
  • Scented Lotions
  • Perfume
  • Cologne
  • Jewelry
  • Hair Accessories
  • Make-up
  • Organizers
  • Wallets
  • Picture Frames

Recreational:

  • Yo-yo’s
  • Roller Skates/Blades (all sizes: children and adult)
  • Skateboards
  • Inflatable Furniture
  • Movie Passes/Gift Cards
  • Sports Equipment
  • Hula-hoops
  • Pro-sports Merchandise

Wrapping Supplies:

  • Wrapping paper
  • Bows
  • Tape
  • Gift bags
  • Gift boxes

 

 


 
 

Alexander Youth Network

6220 Thermal Road, Charlotte NC 28211
Phone: 704.366.8712 | Fax: 704.362.8464
info@alexanderyouthnetwork.org

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