In lieu of a financial gift – our clients also need everyday items.

Click here to get information on our Giving Tree gift drive!

Marklund Giving Tree
  • Books on CD
  • Electric Pianos
  • Batteries of all sizes
  • Electronic or interactive Books
  • Shower supplies
  • Body care items
  • Portable Photo booth background stand
  • Card stock
  • Construction paper
  • Poster Boards
  • Command hooks
  • Rocks (for painting)
  • Holiday decorations
  • Arts & Crafts supplies
  • Paper plates
  • Coffee filters
  • Cotton balls
  • Googly eyes
  • Paper rolls (for the classroom doors)
  • Gardening tools for the patio
  • Plain-colored T-shirts (all different sizes)
  • Ellison Machine Mats
  • Cricut Supplies: Removable Vinyl, HTV Vinyl (iron-on), Cricut Mats, Transfer Tape

Wish List items for our Bridge Builder CDS Program:

Magna tile sets & storage boxes (especially the marble run/race track)

Lego sets

Musical Instruments for Music Therapy

Air dry clay (or even bulk Play-Doh)


Gift cards for restaurants, spa experiences, hotel stays, gas

Tickets to sporting events and concerts

Weekly time shares or summer homes

Airline miles/points

Golf foursomes, including threesomes on private courses with members

Golf clubs, bags and other accessories

Wine, Liquor for raffle packages

Chef experiences or in-home catering/dinner party experiences

Have questions? Please do not hesitate to contact us.

Nikki Osterloh, Manager of Volunteer Engagement – Geneva | Phone: 630.593.5468
Melanie Toth, Volunteer Engagement Specialist – Elgin, Bloomingdale | Phone: 224.523.7535