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Goods and Services

Generous in-kind contributions have helped us furnish the writing lab, feed our volunteers, upgrade our software, and stock our shelves with pencils and paper. As we grow, so does our wish list of equipment and general needs. Thanks for taking a look.


  • Brightly colored 110lb. cardstock paper
  • Bamboo cups, small bowls, sporks
  • Gift certificates to local restaurants, grocery stores, office supply stores, furniture stores, and bookstores (places like Ikea, Dog-Eared Books, Office Depot, Safeway, Whole Foods Market, Trader Joe’s, and a Costco membership)
  • Rewards for student and volunteer excellence: movie tickets, gift cards to Apple or Visa, etc.
  • Healthy, all-natural snacks
  • Index cards
  • Calculators
  • White flip chart paper
  • Electric pencil sharpeners with cords
  • Loose leaf binder paper
  • Educational (board) games
  • Glue (sticks and Elmers)
  • Wood chairs (from IKEA—call for specifics)
  • Erasers
  • Markers, sharpies, Ticonderoga pencils
  • Art supplies

If you have questions about donating furniture, supplies, or any other items to 826 Valencia, please contact Thank you for your help!