Below is a list of the items on DSC's current Wish List. The Wish List consists of items that are needed to support and improve our programs.

If you would like to donate one of the items below or have an in-kind donation that is not on this list, please contact Jodie Harmon, Vice President of Development & Communications at or (217)356-9176.


  • 45" TV on a Cart for Fitness and Education in our Community Day Services Program

Employment Services

  • Gift cards (for activities)
  • Wal-Mart gift cards (for program rewards)
  • Hair cut certificates (for job interviews)
  • Meijer & Target gift cards (for purchasing clothes for interviews)

Family Development Center

  • PLAY Project Family Sponsor ($5,000 each)
  • PLAY group snacks (applesauce, juice, crackers, etc.)


  • Blank canvases & other art/craft supplies
  • Yarn
  • Sturdy padded arm chairs
  • Certificates and passes to local vendors for community activities (restaurants, bowling, movies, etc.)
  • YMCA passes
  • Recumbent exercise bike

Furnishings for CILAs

  • Tide pods
  • Kitchen garbage bags
  • Sandwich baggies
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels


  • Tissues (Kleenex)
  • Paper plates
  • Napkins
  • Plastic silverware
  • Air freshener
  • Kitchen cleaner (Lysol)
  • Swiffer Wet Jets with refills
  • Bathroom cleaner
  • Dish Soap
  • Kitchen cleaning sponges
  • Resolve carpet/upholstery foam cleaner
  • Storage baggies (quart and gallon size)
  • Kitchen towels/washcloths
  • Bathroom towels/washcloths
  • Snack baggies
  • Snacks like granola bars, or Fiber One snacks, single-serve soups, raisins, hot chocolate, ramen noodles, mini chocolate bars, single serve peanut butter and crackers, popcorn, juice and bottled water.


  • Toothbrushes and Toothpaste
  • Feminine Maxi Pads
  • Hand and Body Soap
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Hand and Body Lotion
  • Mouthwash
  • Razors/Shave Cream/Gel (mostly women)
  • Brushes/Combs