Tanager Place

Helping Children & Families Since 1879

In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations are always welcome and appreciated. Your in-kind gifts provide many of the basic necessities for the children at Tanager Place. We rely on donations of new or gently used toys, books, craft materials and other basic necessities throughout the year.

Tanager Place Wish List

Community Gift Certificates
Haircut Certificates
Family Swimming Pass
Movie Passes
Roughriders/Kernels Tickets – groups of 5
Planet X
Ice Skating Passes
Bowling Certificates

Activity Gifts
Book Sets – Goosebumps, Harry Potter, Etc.
DVD’s – PG or PG-13
DVD’s – Disney Movies
Magazine Subscriptions
Scrapbooks and supplies
Bead Kits
Friendship Bracelet Kits
Disposable Cameras
Liquid Tempra Paint

Recreational Gifts
Bicycle helmets – all sizes
Softball/Baseball Gloves
Skate Boards/Scooters
Knee and Elbow Pads
Beach Towels & Swimming Goggles
Yard Games
Digital Camera
Digital Photo Printer
Karaoke Machine

Clothing and Personal Items
Socks “no show” or “footies”

Campus Needs
Golf Cart
Gas Grill

Please call Joan Hackbarth at 319-365-9165×372 if you have any questions.

Thank you for your consideration!

How to Donate In-Kind Items to Tanager Place

  • Drop off Location: 2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Drop off Policy: Donations can be dropped off at the loading dock located on the north side of campus. Please ring the doorbell and someone will assist you.
  • Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Keep in mind that we can use donations for children ages 5-17
  • Your gift is tax deductible


If you have questions about donating in-kind items to Tanager Place call 319.365.9164.

Note: We reserve the right to refuse any donation at the time of delivery if we feel the item is not in good, working condition or that we cannot use.