No matter what, the holidays really get everyone into the giving mood. Here are a few ideas for you.

After seeing the article in Mlive about holiday wish lists for area charities, I knew I should share a few highlights from the list. Always remember that whatever you can do, will help your community in some way.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Flint (810-249-3413)

  • board games
  • crayons, markers, pens, and colored pencils
  • construction paper
  • flash drives
  • new books
  • sports equipment
  • personal hygiene products, and socks

 Ennis Center for Children (810-396-1415)

  • diapers (newborn-Pull Ups) and baby wipes
  • hygiene products
  • undershirts, underwear, socks, and bras
  • new/unworn clothing (infant-young adult)
  • toys/games

Genesee County Habitat for Humanity (810-766-9089)

  • hand tools
  • ladders
  • wheelbarrows
  • power tools
  • gift cards (Lowe's/Home Depot)

Weiss Child Advocacy Center (810-238-3333)

  • individually wrapped snacks and juice boxes
  • gift cards (Sam's Club, Meijer, Kroger, Home Depot, Menards, Lowes)
  • toys, games, and books

Whaley Children's Center (810-234-3603)

  • hygiene products
  • undergarments (adult/child sizes)
  • twin size fitted sheet (extra-long)
  • towels and wash clothes
  • back packs and suit cases