Items, Supplies and
Items, supplies, materials and services are cherished donations to us at Little Warriors and the Be Brave Ranch. In addition to monetary donations and event sponsorships, we are in need of companies and kind individuals to donate items, equipment and services to cut down on our costs, help keep our programming costs down and our facility running in first-rate shape for years to come.
Note: If you would like a gift-in-kind tax receipt, please complete and return this form with your donation, and be sure to include the original purchase receipt.
You can also mail your donation to:
Little Warriors / Be Brave Ranch
PO Box 92507
Sherwood Park, AB
Alternatively, we can arrange for a staff or volunteer to pick up large donations from your location in Edmonton or Calgary. Please email email@example.com to make arrangements.
Here is the Be Brave Ranch Christmas wish list.
Download a printable PDF of our needs
*Please note we keep this list updated on an ongoing basis, so check back often for new and different needs and requests. If you have specific questions about anything on this list please email firstname.lastname@example.org
We currently need laundry detergent and septic tank friendly dishwasher pods. We also need computer speakers for our staff to use at their desks.
The elder that does our sweats at the Ranch has requested that we have 5 dark brown canvas tarps that are at least 20′ x 20′ to be use used for the creation of our sweat lodge and 3′ white poplar wood.
Necklaces, essential oils, hand lotions, humidifiers.
We would also really love donations of Mala bracelets to be able to give our teen girls when they graduate as this is a popular gift that they love.
AAA—we go through a lot of these for flashlights for the children.
Plastic classroom chairs suitable for children ages 8-16.
Oven cleaner, broom/dust pan set, laundry soap, dishwasher pods, mops and mop head replacements, toilet bowl brushes.
For the children’s bedrooms—cordless ones that are battery operated.
We are in need of dress pants/shirts for boys and gowns/dresses for girls, as well as dress shoes/heels, for when children graduate from the Be Brave Ranch program. It is such a special day for the children, so they love to look and feel special for the occasion.
Sizes 8-10, 10-12, 12-14, 14-16 and women’s small or medium in shirts, and pants.
We also need socks and (new) underwear for children 8-16.
**Please note we only need clothes that are listed here. We have just had a large donation of all other clothing items and we do not have room to store any more.
Art canvases in a variety of sizes, art paint (acrylic, non-toxic), spray paint, doodle books (blank), mini glue sticks, liquid white glue, tie dye, and perler beads.
The kids really enjoy making slime, so we are in need of some slime-making supplies: Elmers glue, shaving cream, and contact solution.
Gift certificates to dollar stores or Michaels would be a welcome donation for us to purchase art supplies.
Diffusers with no cords (such as this one).
Blank flip chart paper (unlined), poster boards in a variety of colours and rolls of newsprint paper.
Healthy, non-perishable food items that children ages 8-16 would enjoy. For example: Fruit cups, granola bars, cereal, pasta, pasta sauce, tuna, pickles, salsa, herbal tea bags, spices, juice boxes, soup etc.
For boys and girls ages 8-12 and girls ages 13-16 (sizes 2-10)– runners, soft soled shoes, rubber boots, slippers, and winter boots.
Hand tools, watering cans, fence boards/posts for our garden.
To help with travel for our recreation activities around the Edmonton area and to assist with travel costs for children and families.
Home Depot, Rona, Walmart, Dollarama, Michaels, Superstore, iTunes, Boston Pizza, Starbucks, McDonalds, Tim Hortons.
*A creative way to donate gift cards is to use your Aeroplan or Airmiles for gift cards and then donate them to Little Warriors.
Feminine hygiene products, body wash, hair elastics, detangler.
*Please note we do not require shampoo or conditioner as we have recently received a large donation of these items.
Gift certificates to dollar stores that can be used in the Edmonton area would be greatly appreciated. If you would prefer to shop for items, appropriate items could include packs of gum, glow sticks, cards, trinkets, cars, spa items (nail decals), stickers or anything fun that the kids would love to get as a reward.
Journals and small personal photo albums (small soft dollar store photo albums, not hard cover ones).
Mascara (for graduation ceremonies when the kids get all dressed up and have makeovers), manicure and spa kits for spa nights with the children (fruity facial masks, nail polish, nail decals/stickers, sugar scrubs etc.), hair chalk, essential oils, aromatherapy items, hand lotions (smelly lotions), Scentsy bars, diffusers, and oils.
For graduation we like to give each child a little gift. Mala bracelets are very popular for both the boys and girls.
Food processor and stand mixer, blenders, toaster ovens, crockpot, waffle maker, pancake griddles, serving platters, spring form pans, chef knives, plastic cups, piping tips, serving bowls, measuring cups, Ziploc bags, muffin pans, ice cube trays (non silicone), soup bowls, metal pot set without plastic handles.
The kids use laptops for programming during the week and the staff use them for their daily shift notes etc. We are looking for laptops with: 500 GB Hard Drive, 4 GB Ram and Windows 10.
Copy paper, Sharpies, dry erase boards (24 X 30), dry erase markers, dry erase board erasers, Post-It notes, glue sticks, highlighters, paper clips, note pads, file folders, staplers, masking tape/scotch tape, ink/toner compatible with HP OfficeJet Pro 6978 and 8710, laminator, flip chart paper, poster board, rolls of newsprint paper.
Battery operated lanterns, pump for balls and tires, 10×10 pop up shade tents, folding wagon, motion sensor lights, (2) commercial outdoor runners/turf mats 4′ x 8′ or 4′ x 10′, 18″ Stihl Chainsaw.
This would be a great addition to our group therapy sessions!
Coupons, Groupons or gift certificates for recreation opportunities for the kids in the Edmonton area.
Scentsy sticks, aromatherapy lotions, various fidget, sensory toys or stress balls/shapes.
To be used for Graduation ceremonies for the children, such as streamers, table cloths etc.
Plain white t-shirts that we can use for tie-dye in sizes 8-10, 10-12, 12-14, 14-16 and women’s small or medium.
Fidget/sensory toys, plastic lace string to make chew toys, Playmobile toys, sand table toys, therapeutic/educational games, perler beads, small toys under six inches: figurines, dinosaurs, animals of all kinds, matchbox cars.
Excellent used condition and meant for a child between the ages of 8-16. Some examples are Sensory Toys (Education Station), Lego, K-Nex, science experiments, dolls, Barbie’s, puppets, Rainbow Loom, indoor sand box, indoor sand box toys.
When the children arrive on site at the Be Brave Ranch, they get to choose a toy to have of their very own.
*Please keep in mind that the children are 8-16 years old.
At this time we do not have a lot of options for our teen girls (ages 13-16) in the magic room. A few suggestions would be Henna kits, body art/tattoo pens/kits, fancy face masks/hair masks/self-care items, Starbucks thermos or fun travel cup.
If you have any questions or require clarification on anything of the items above, please email email@example.com