Please contact Kaitlyn Breiten at KaitlynB@childrenfirstbc.org or call 828-259-9717
if you would like to help Children First/CIS with item(s) on this Wish List.

Small Items:

  • Personal care items & cleaning supplies: toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, laundry detergent and dishwashing liquid (not for dishwashers). These are items our families need, but cannot purchase using SNAP benefits
  • Hand towels
  • Colored/patterned duct tape
  • Black permanent markers
  • Paper towels
  • Two-gallon plastic baggies
  • 1L bottle hand sanitizer
  • AA batteries
  • D batteries
  • Graffiti remover
  • Healthy pre-packaged individual snacks

 Medium Items:

  • Beach towels
  • Plastic spoons, forks and knives
  • Boxes of Diapers in any size
  • Self starting Charcoal (without lighter fluid)
  • Bundles of wood – kindling and logs
  • White copy paper
  • Box of 30 gallon trash bags
  • Box of 13 gallon trash bags


Large Items:

  • 2 side chairs
  • Locking 2 drawer file cabinet
  • Small paper shredder
  • Boxes of copy paper
  • 3 shelf bookcase (x2)
  • 5 shelf bookcase (x2)

Food Pantry Items

Breakfast food items
Dry beans
Peanut Butter and Jelly
Vegetables (Canned and Fresh)
Tomato Sauce
Tuna Fish & Canned Salmon
Macaroni &  Cheese
Cooking Oil

Personal Care Items:

These items are neccessary for most families, but are not covered by SNAP benefits

Shampoo/ Conditioner
Laundry Soap
Dish Detergent (not for a dishwasher)
Deodorant (women and men)
Diapers all sizes (4’s & 5’s and Pull Ups are our most popular request)
Soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes
Hand Sanitizer


Items can be dropped off at:

Children First/CIS Main Office
50 South French Broad Suite 246
(in the United Way Building across from Hopey, Inc formerly Amazing Savings in downtown Asheville)

Family Resource Center at Emma (Especially Food Pantry & Personal Care Items)
37 Brickyard Road

(on the campus of Emma Elementary School)
For directions to the Family Resource Center, click here

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