Santa Clarita is our town! Our team at The Magazine calls Santa Clarita home. For the past 32 years, we have promoted positivity, togetherness and helping those around us. We're excited to offer you a way to give back to the community you call home.
On the next few pages, you'll find our annual nonprofit wish list. It collects requests, wishes and needs of local organizations that can help people in our community. From fuel cards to office paper; stamps to volunteers, there are endless ways to donate. We hope you find something below that resonates with you and inspires you to make a difference in the lives of others.
"The most pressing and enduring questions in life are,
"What have you done for others?"
- Hello Martin Luther King.
"No one ever becomes poor by giving."
— Anna Frank
"We live from what we get. We live by giving"
— Sir Winston Churchill
the light of hope
It is our desire to continue providing support groups for teenagers, young adults and families in recovery from drug addiction or self-destructive behavior. Our programs are run entirely by volunteers and rely on ongoing monetary donations and community support. Partner with us to bring hope and healing to families in Santa Clarita!
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society's first request is for volunteers to help organize fundraisers for Relay for Life and ACS. For volunteer information, visit SCVRelay.org or contact Abby.Smith@cancer.org. Our second wish is to donate used items to the ACS Discovery Shop. Our final wish is to participate in ACS Notes of Love campaigns around the world that create and distribute cards for cancer patients, caregivers and health care providers. Participants can amplify their impact by donating at ACSEngage.org/ACSLoveNotes. Thank you for helping us fight for a world without cancer.
American Diabetes Association
Our desire is to start and end diabetes and its burden by raising vital funds to support our Southern California communities. More than 34 million Americans have diabetes, and more than 88 million are at risk. Through your donation, we can expand the reach and depth of programs, advocacy, research and education that impact youth and families throughout Southern California. In California alone, more than $40 billion is spent on diabetes-related health care costs. With your help, we can prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people with diabetes.
ARTree Community Arts Center
661-673-7500 • www.theartree.org
We would love to receive gift cards of any denomination to a local craft or hardware store so we can continue to supply art supplies for our students.
Help Santa Clarita League
New school uniforms are provided to disadvantaged students through our Operation School Bell® program, which costs them $125.
We also need four sets of walkie-talkies.
Blue Star Ranch
This year we hope to receive in-kind donations including: SHOW SHENE (mane and tail regeneration spray), FLY SPRAY for horses, Vaseline (large bottle), tissues, cotton balls, NEOSPORIN Ointment, bags of TIMOTEO PELLETS and more volunteers Po . Most horse supplies can be found locally at Fox Feed and Tractor Supply in Canyon Country.
Boys and Girls Club
Santa Clarita sinkhole
661-254-2582 • www.scvbgc.org
We would like to receive in-kind donations including art supplies, table tennis tables, chess sets, foosball tables, toy boxes with small prizes and school supplies.
Bridge Home SCV
661-254-4663 • www.btohome.org
Our desire is to provide laundry services to the homeless. We need separate detergent for washing and linen for drying clothes. We also need paper products such as disposable cups, plates and napkins, as well as paper towels. btohome.com
661-268-8010 • www.carouselranch.org
Our wish is simple... for the continued love and support we are blessed to receive from this amazing community. In-kind donations are greatly appreciated, from horse supplies, sticks, carrots or treats for our amazing therapy horses to office supplies, postage and even auction items for our annual Heart of the West fundraiser. We also use volunteers on the ranch every day, so the gift of time is invaluable and greatly appreciated.
Center for children and family
We wish to have diapers of all sizes, milk formulas for babies, wet wipes, and hygiene products such as shampoos, soaps, deodorants, etc. for all ages. For our families in need.
Ring of hope
661 254-5218 • circleofhopeinc.org
Our desire is to donate blank diaries to our cancer patients so they can document their cancer journey as part of their healthcare. Circle of Hope is also asking for Amazon, Target and grocery store gift cards to go to cancer patients to help them through this difficult time. We would also appreciate donations of any size to help those who cannot afford cancer treatment. Donations can be made through our website or by calling our office at 661-254-5218.
City of Hope Santa Clarita
We would like to provide patients with gift bags that will help them feel more comfortable during treatment. We especially need these items: blanket, neck or travel pillow, socks, puzzle, coloring book/activity book, pencils/paints, lip balm, mild moisturizer, feminine cosmetics and snacks.
It is our desire to help Canyons College students succeed academically and personally. We can do this by supporting programs that address homelessness and food insecurity. We encourage online donations by designating "spots of greatest need" or by donating food or in-kind supplies to Basic Needs Centers (or BaNCs).
SCV code read
We would like to donate to the action of our mobile library. The Code Read Bookmobile will allow us to expand our presence in Los Angeles County. For information on donating and relocating your library, visit www.coderead.org
Santa Clarita Valley Family Promise
We would like to receive in-kind donations of supplies and gift cards from gas stations, Walmart, Target and grocery stores to help homeless families at our halfway houses and throughout SCV. www.familypromisescv.org ProgramManager@FamilyPromiseSCV.org
encourage independence in young people
At FYI, our mission is to empower youth in foster care to complete their higher education and become successful, independent adults. We provide academic support and emergency financial assistance so foster youth in Santa Clarita can achieve their educational dreams. Our desire is to satisfy the basic nutritional and family needs of our students. We are collecting donations of any amount online (fyifosteryouth.org/donations) to our Emergency Relief Fund or Target or Walmart gift cards. Gift cards can be mailed to: Fostering Youth Independence, P.O. PO Box 801604, Santa Clarita, CA 91380.
Gibbon Conservation Center
661-296-2737 • www.gibboncenter.org
Telescopic ladders of all sizes, A frame tall ladders, used fire hoses and storage sheds are urgently needed. We could use more volunteers, we have a lot of programs for boy scouts. We also need qualified welders, plumbers and electricians to help with various tasks. We have access to the caravan which is still intact. We also want more visitors. We are open every Saturday and Sunday at 10 am for guided tours. Reservations are required and people can arrange their visit on our website.
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation
Our hospital is built on the generosity of our community! In the new year, we want our community to be safe. We are committed to continuing to provide the best, compassionate, world-class healthcare. We would like to give a special thanks to our heroic medical team for their dedication and professionalism during this challenging year. We hope our community will continue to support us in our philanthropic endeavors as we fulfill our unwavering commitment to be an inspiring and trusted regional leader in providing the best in health and wellness.
under the care of hope
661-803-1197 • www.incareofhope.org
We are a small, local non-profit organization that does its part to raise funds and support blood cancer research and patient services, providing financial support to those battling blood cancer. We need donations to continue our mission.
Innovative choral performance
818-618-9027 • www.innovationshowchoir.org
We are proud to serve Santa Clarita with our free demonstrations and outreach events. We would like to receive in-kind donations including an 88-key weighted keyboard and chair, laser printer, audio monitor, 128GB SD card, camera and stabilizer, collapsible platform cart. We also want donations to provide financial assistance to eligible families and staff, including stage managers, development specialists, costume teachers and webmasters.
JCI Santa Clarita
Our aspiration this year is to further expand our network of young active citizens (18-40) who want to develop into leaders through socially useful work. If any reader knows someone who could benefit from our organization, please refer them to our website or contact us at: email@example.com. We are also looking for sponsors for our upcoming awards and installations, school packing programs and other exciting new community projects.
theater of greater influence
We would like to donate sturdy hangers, hangers and clothes hangers. Other items include free printable posters, printer paper and postage stamps.
Michael Hofflin Foundation
We want to help local families whose children are affected by childhood cancer. To provide hope, help and healing, we provide monthly fuel and food support to families with children undergoing treatment. Every donation, no matter how big or small, helps us provide our families with these basic necessities when they need them most. The goal of the Michael Hoefflin Foundation is to provide families with what they need so that their children can focus on recovery.
millions of children
661-425-4872 • Millionlittle.com
Our desire is to provide access to art for all children in our community. We need art supplies, 24x30 canvas, laptops, digital cameras, folding carts and volunteers for art projects and marketing/development support.
an angel prays for an army
We need supplies and funds to send care packages to over 300 local troops, help with monthly events, a new pop-up canopy, prayer card lamination services, updated laptops, cell phones, grocery and fast food gift cards, and taxes. Deductible car donations to help local military and veterans in need. We are Blue Star Families & Community and have been working together for over 18 years. PrayerAngelsForTheMilitary@yahoo.com.
the sebastian project
The aspiration of Project Sebastian is to publicize that we provide support groups for empowerment, sharing coping strategies and bringing a sense of community to families affected by rare diseases. We want to improve the quality of life for the families of these children with life-threatening illnesses, and in-kind donations such as money and gift cards can help achieve our goals.
We are always in need of new book donations! The gift of a book can open the world to a person. Help create this joyful feeling for those who cannot afford books and donations today! Spread the gift of reading.
Santa Clarite Veterans
Because we rely solely on donations, our wish list includes financial support (one-time and/or ongoing), canned and packaged food for the pantry, and volunteer time at our vet center and various subcommittees.
Santa Clarita Artists Association
Our desire is to raise $5,000 and in-kind donations to give young artists an opportunity through a two-week invitational exhibition of high school art at our Santa Clarita Artists Guild Gallery. We need the following: A framework for existing scholarships, awards and funding. Our art gallery is located in a historic building in Old Town Newhall, which has been very difficult to maintain. Our wish is to acquire/install heaters/air conditioners, modern neon and outdoor lighting within the next year.
SCV Educational Foundation
Donating directly to our causes helps ensure each project continues year after year. Donate today and help them keep smiling! Participating in our Read with Me program or joining our regular volunteer email list will ensure our students, faculty and community have the best possible experience of our programs and events. or become a sponsor! We have multiple levels to ensure you make a difference throughout the year through each of our programs at the pace you want. Benefits include special recognition and priority registration for select events we host throughout the year!
SCV Pregnancy Center
We hope gift cards can help with practical needs like baby supplies and groceries. Also visit our Amazon.com Wish List for ideas for items that will help the Center as we help our communities.
SCV food pantry
661-255-5001 • www.scvfoodpantry.org
The Santa Clarita Valley Food Pantry could not exist without the generous support of the local community and our volunteers. We are always in need of non-perishable food, donations and volunteer help. You've already taken the first step to make a difference, and we encourage you to contribute in any way you can. You can volunteer your time or donate food or money or even sponsorship.
SCV scholarship foundation
Since 1951, SCVSF has helped thousands of Hartford graduates partially pay for their college and graduate education. This would not be possible without the support of businesses, organizations and individuals in the community. We hope to increase our support by establishing new scholarships and increasing funding for existing awards. It's easy and very useful.
Center for the elderly SCV
Our desire is to improve the quality of life of the elderly through the various programs and services we provide. Join us as we move forward for you, your family and future generations. We would like to have gift cards that we can give to seniors in need or donate to our Seniors Assistance Fund. Please do your best. Thank you for believing in our mission as we serve the elderly together!
Single Mother Outreach
We would like to accept in-kind donations, including toiletries, gift cards (food and gas) and volunteers for our Closet on Main boutique. Professional services in kind (carpet cleaning, painting) are also popular.
Greater Santa Clarita Valley
661-433-2511 • www.sigscv.org
Our wish list for 2022 is to be able to continue helping women and girls in our global and local communities through our three pillars: Women's Health Issues, Women in Crisis and Celebrating Women. This year, we're asking the community to help us continue to support our dream programs: The Dream Life Awards, the Dream It Be It Career and College Readiness Program, as well as our Go Girls program, to participate in or sponsor our annual wine event in April 2022. 3 on the streets of downtown Newhall. We redesigned the event and brought the Kentucky Derby to our local community, bigwigs and all! We also cannot serve local women and girls without the support of our members and we are asking the community to join our club and our mission to economically empower local women and girls!
Our desire is to provide material donations for care packages and auctions. We also look forward to continued community engagement with our Bras for a Cause, Gentlemen for a Cause and other fundraising efforts that will allow us to continue to support the women and girls of the Santa Clarita Valley.
SRD Handling bridle
Our offerings are for feeding the herd: hay bales ($20 each), kid snacks, 2"x4"x8' bench board, tent sunshade, 60" round portable table and chairs, pest control horse, pen and paper, map handling
818-585-5664 • www.streamglobal.org
We are excited to announce our #JoinTheFlow program for 2022. In this program, we are looking for individuals who are willing to donate their time, talent and wealth to help children achieve their academic and professional goals. Our focus this year is to increase our support and social media presence and continue to build great relationships with businesses throughout Santa Clarita. In addition, we are looking for volunteers to help on the day of the event and new organizations to participate in all STREAM programs virtually or in person. Our events include fairs, coffee shops, community events and more. Become a STREAMer through the join process
Spotlight Center for the Arts
714-227-1738 • SpotlightArtsCenter.org
Spotlight Arts Center is 100% funded by the community. For every $1,000 in sponsorship, we provide one free lesson per week for children in our community during the school year. We currently offer 15-week courses for children aged 3 to 18. With our generous donations of money and material things, we hope to find a place to store our small 5x8 trailer. Thank you to SCV for your continued support!
"We want volunteers with experience in grant writing and fundraising to help us generate new and innovative ideas for 2022 and beyond. To learn more about different ways to volunteer, visit our website: www.brittanyfoundationonline.org."
661-252-2440 • www.gentlebarn.org
We want all kinds of pet supplies like chicken warmers, dog toys, bird toys, horse biscuits Mrs. Pastures, German Horse Biscuits, Horse Brushes, Fly Masks, Bridles, Cotton Rope, Paper Towels, Hand Towels, Spray Bottles, Natural Dish Soap, Sponges, Towels, Rubber Feeders, Vet Gauzes & Wraps, and more. You can see our full wish list at gentlebarn.org/donate/wish-list. Thank you very much for your support!
We would like to receive in-kind donations including: lots of clear or clear storage containers with lids (all sizes - new preferred), lots of white computer paper, black trash bags, cleaning wipes, Ziploc bags (gallon size), travel supplies, toiletries supplies and plastic folders for 5 bags.
Desire Education Foundation
Our desire is to fund tax-exempt tools for student success. Do you have a musical instrument to donate or want to be part of our event committee? we love you! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and support us at www.wisheducationfoundation.org.
Yes, I can (YIC) drive
800-961-5844 • www.yicunity.org
On our wish list for 2022, we urgently need a van for 8-12 passengers to help transport our youth from recording locations, music studios and provide them with easier access to the community.
661-255-7963 • www.gozoe.org
Becoming a monthly donor or giving a one-time gift will take ZOE to a higher level. This will empower us to reach more people with the Gospel and save more children from human trafficking. We wish you and your family a happy New Year!
club of Santa Claus
661-252-9351 / email@example.com
We need the following items: standard backpack (no drawstring) • t-shirt • socks • towels and washcloths • soap (travel size) (no hotel logo) • shampoo and conditioner (travel size) (no hotel logo) • deodorant (travel size) size) • Toothbrush and toothpaste (travel size) • Soft blanket • Soft toy/bear • Disinfectant.
If you are a local Santa Clarita Valley nonprofit and would like to be added to our list, please email: