Meet a Need

Children and families served by KVC have constant needs. To efficiently meet those needs, we provided a list below of items that are in high need throughout the year. Whether you are an individual shopping for a child’s Christmas gift or a church or major corporation meeting the needs of many, no gift is too small or too large.

  • Full size shampoo/conditioner
  • Body wash/soap
  • Deodorant
  • Body splash or lotions
  • Hair brushes/combs
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Pajamas of all sizes
  • Slippers
  • Teddy bear or other stuffed animals
  • Blankets (baby blankets and tie blankets for older kids)
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Gift certificates for gas, oil changes, and household items like laundry detergent, dish soap, and toilet paper for foster families
  • New duffel bags for children to carry their personal belongings
  • Books, toys and coloring books for families to enjoy while visiting in the office


  • Outdoor toys including basketballs, soccer balls, baseballs, volleyballs, kick balls, footballs, frisbees, bubbles, and chalk
  • One-piece swimsuits, swim trunks and flip flops
  • Warm-weather clothing including shorts, tanks, and sandals


  • New books for elementary through high school readers
  • Calculators for school
  • Backpacks
  • School clothes, gift cards to purchase school uniforms from Wal-Mart
  • Gloves, hats, scarves, and new coats of all sizes
  • Fuzzy blankets
  • Winter clothing including sweatshirts, pants, jackets, and more

Please contact Brandy Bartlett at or (913) 335-4103 to coordinate a donation drop off at your local KVC office!