The CACDC ensures children who have sustained abuse and their non-offending family members have access to the items they need through generous donations. The items we always accept are listed below.

Please note the CACDC cannot accept used items. However, we partner with Charity Recycling Partners. Call 1-888-891-4344 to schedule a curbside pickup. Tell the operator that your donation is for the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County. CACDC will receive a monetary donation based on every donation made through Charity Recycling Partners. Donations of the following items are accepted at the CACDC’s Lewisville office, 1854 Cain Drive, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Food Pantry Items

  • Cereal
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly
  • Chef Boyardee/Meal Helpers
  • Mashed Potatoes/Mix
  • Pop Tarts
  • Oatmeal/Cream of Wheat
  • Canned Chicken
  • Canned Tuna
  • Canned Soup
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Pasta Sauce
  • Spaghetti (Or Other Pasta Noodles)
  • Canned Fruit
  • Cake Mix, Flour and Baking Items
  • Snacks in individually wrapped packages (e.g., Granola Bars, Fruit Chews, Potato Chips, Pretzels, Goldfish, Cheez-Its, Peanut Butter or Cheese Crackers)


Toiletry Items

  • Toothpaste
  • Body Wash (Men’s, Women’s and Kids’)
  • Soap Bars
  • Body Lotion
  • Q-Tips and Cotton Swabs
  • Women’s Deodorant
  • Feminine Products
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Diapers (All Sizes, specifically 4, 5 and 6)
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Dryer Sheets


Clothing Closet Items – Must be new with tags

  • Comforters (All Sizes)
  • 6x (Boys & Girls)
  • 12-14 (Boys & Girls)


 Therapy Supplies

  • Paper Craft Bags
  • Tempera Paint
  • Colored Sand
  • Small Glass Bottles (Various Shapes & Sizes)
  • Sharpie® Markers
  • Post-It® Easel Pads – 25″ x 30″
  • Lap Desks
  • Glitter Glue
  • Drawing Pads
  • Stress Balls


Office and Building Supplies

  • Desk for Denton Office (1 Needed)
  • Fans for Denton Office (5 Needed)
  • Power Drill
  • Hammer
  • Blank DVD-R Media
  • DVD Sleeves
  • Copier Paper
  • Binder Clips (All Sizes)
  • Outdoor Bench/Chairs


Childcare Items

  • Multi-Player, E-Rated Video Games for PS2 & Wii, DVDs – Rated G or PG (Appropriate for Kids, Tweens and Teens)

For more information about our Wish List, please contact our Client Services Team.