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MCHS Wish List

MCHS 2021 wish list

MCHS proudly supports our children, families and community throughout the year which means our wish list of most needed items often fluctuates. If you have interest in donating in-kind items, please take a look at our updated 2021 wish list!


Teen/adult-sized bikes

Bike helmets 

Headphones – Wireless and Earbuds

Bluetooth Speakers

Tank tops or muscle shirts (for men and L & XL in boys)

Men’s underwear and socks – all sizes

Men’s joggers – all sizes 

Kids 4 all the way to Men’s sizes – athletic and summer shoes

Undershirts and t-shirts in all men’s sizes

Winter boots – Nike, Nautica and Timberland in all men’s sizes

Meijer gift cards 

Target gift cards


  • Underwear (Boys sizes x-small – size 4-5 / small – size 6-8 / med – size 10-12 / large – 14-16)
  • Underwear (Mens sizes small / large & XL)
  • Undershirts (Boys sizes x-small through XL)
  • Undershirts (Mens sizes small and medium)
  • Graphic Tees (Boys sizes x-small through XL)
  • Long sleeve shirts (Boys and mens all sizes)
  • Short Sleeve shirts (Boys sizes small through XL and Mens sizes small through 3XL)
  • Shorts (Boys sizes small through XL and Mens sizes small through 3XL)
  • Joggers (Boys sizes x-small through XXL)
  • Joggers (Mens sizes small, medium, large, XL)
  • Jeans (Boys sizes 5-6 boys / 7-8 boys / 10, 12, 14, 16, 18)


  • Sneakers (Boys sizes 1 – 5)
  • School Shoes (Boys sizes 1 – 5)
  • Sneakers and School shoes (Mens sizes 7 – 12) – Variety
  • Boots – Boys and Mens all sizes
  • Slides, flip flop, open toes (Boys – all sizes) MAJOR NEED

MCHS Detroit Office

  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Powdered formula
  • Baby blankets
  • Baby bottles
  • Swaddles

Hygiene Items

  • Bath towels
  • Wash cloths
  • Loofa scrubs
  • Body wash (Dove or other gentle, sensitive skin brands)
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Bar soap (Dial, Dove, Irish Spring)
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Lotion
  • Toiletry bags
  • Bathroom mats / shower mats
  • Laundry bags (net or canvas with drawstring)


  • Microwaves
  • Irons
  • Dishcloths and towel sets
  • Pots and pans
  • MP3 Players MAJOR NEED
  • Sleeping bags
  • Over the ear head phones
  • Auxiliary cables
  • Helmets (ages 5-18)
  • Booster seats for travel
  • Gift cards to local grocery stores, movie theaters, Dave and Busters, etc.

Summer Items

  • Helmets
  • Jump ropes
  • Hula hoops
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • Swim Trunks (Boys sizes small through XL and Mens sizes small through 3XL)
  • Spray sunscreen
If you are interested in coordinating a drive or donating an in-kind item, contact Kathryn Woodstock at (313) 531-9969 or at

Donation Drop-Off Information

All donations must be new or unused. Donations can be dropped off at our Redford campus Monday through Friday from 9 a.m to 5 p.m. We encourage all donors to schedule the drop off with Development Assistant Tiffany Straughter by calling 313-531-4060 or emailing

Redford campus address: 26645 W. Six Mile Rd. Redford, MI 48240

Monetary Donations

You can make a monetary gift to the agency through any of the following options:

Online: Enter your credit or debit card information using our quick and easy online donation form. You have the option to make a one-time gift or multiply your impact by setting up a recurring monthly or quarterly donation! CLICK HERE to donate online. 

Over the Phone: Want to make a donation using a credit or debit card, but don’t have access to a computer? Call our development office at 313-531-4060, and we can collect your payment over the phone.

By Mail: Looking to send your donation in the mail? Please send to the following address:

Methodist Children’s Home Society
Attn: Development Department
26645 W. Six Mile Rd.
Redford, MI 48240

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