10 - 12 years

ESSENTIALS: blank journal or drawing pad; markers or colored pencils; two non-perishable snacks (i.e. applesauce, pretzels, fruit snacks, crackers, granola bars); toothbrush and toothpaste (can be travel size); flashlight (please include batteries) and nightlight, socks, underwear.

EXTRAS: TOYS -- deck of playing cards, Memory or Go Fish card games, yo-yo, magnifying glass, paper airplane kit, small Lego set, paddle ball or inflatable punching ball. 

ARTS & CRAFTS -- mad libs, word search, bead sets, silly putty. 

HYGIENE -- brush, comb, chapstick, compact mirror, fun band-aids, cardboard nail file, nail polish, bath gel, travel size toiletries. 

OTHER -- small photo album, books, water bottle, watch, hair accessories, sunglasses, gum, mints, lollipops, foldable nylon bag for carrying possessions.

Items can be donated individually or completed as a care bag. 

Please drop off any donations at Carl Reck Jewelers located at 106 S. Cochran Ave. Charlotte, MI 48813 during the business hours of M-F 9am to 7pm and Sat. 9am to 5pm. 

For any questions or concerns please contact Jenn at 517-231-0735 or suitcases4kidsmi@gmail.com