Prairie Center Wish List

Your support changes lives. It doesn't always need to be cash. Sometimes it's time. And sometimes it's in the form of goods and services. Below are currently-needed items and services that support our varied addiction treatment and prevention programs. For questions, contact Amy Leung at, 217-689-4953 x113. 

Art and Craft Supplies

  • This new dry erase board, or a used one that is just like it
  • Inspirational art work in frames
  • Small canvases
  • Glue sticks
  • Construction paper
  • Colored pencils
  • Markers
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Poster board
  • Modeling clay
  • Acrylic paints
  • Brushes
  • Play dough
  • Adult coloring books
  • Picture-heavy magazines (for art projects)

Creative and R&R Items

  • Board games
  • Icebreaker games (Ungame, Would You Rather, etc.)
  • Playing cards
  • Slinkys
  • Frisbees
  • Footballs
  • Mitts/baseballs
  • Recent DVD movies (rated PG)
  • Books (fiction/non-fiction)
  • Crossword puzzle books
  • Soduku puzzle books
  • Stress balls
  • NA and AA books
  • Workbooks
  • Karaoke machine

Food and Related

  • Snack items for clients in group sessions (crackers, snack bars, breakfast items, etc.)
  • Flour for paper mache and crafts

Gift Certificates

  • Grocery stores (Schnucks, Meijers, etc.)
  • Retail outlets (Target, Sam’s Club, Walmart, etc.)
  • Field trip options (roller skating, bowling, etc.)
  • Clear beverage bottles/clear spill-proof drinking containers
  • General gift certificates to help with supplies and rewards for clients

Personal Care

  • Winter coats: All sizes for men, women, and even children
  • Toothpaste, toothbrushes, floss
  • Tampons and feminine pads
  • Men’s and women’s deodorant
  • Soap


  • Flip flops (all sizes, particularly men's)
  • Running shoes (all sizes, particularly men's)

Office Items

  • Snack items
  • General office supplies
  • Pocket calendars to help clients with planning
  • Small planners to help clients with scheduling      
  • Dry erase boards and markers
  • Blank thank you cards/notes


  • Roofers
  • HVAC experts
  • Electrical experts
  • Painters and paint
  • Carpentry experts
  • Graphic designers
  • Printing companies
  • Photographers
  • Web experts/development companies
  • Data entry
  • Marketing companies (collateral needs like magnets, pens, mugs, etc.)


  • Places to hold staff planning meetings off-site
  • Banquet options for larger special events (dinners, galas, etc.)

Questions? Contact Amy Leung: 
 217-689-4953 x113

Prairie Center is a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible to full extent of the law.