In-kind donations offer businesses the opportunity to give excess merchandise, materials, or services while receiving the full tax benefits of a cash donation. In-kind donations help CASA of Los Angeles to fulfill its mission. Sometimes you may have resources in addition to money or time that would be helpful to CASA of Los Angeles. We greatly appreciate such in-kind donations as well. Gift cards to stores help us to take care of unexpected needs and occasionally grant special wishes for our CASA children. Currently, CASA of Los Angeles has need for the following items to help deliver our humanitarian work:


  • Gift cards to Target, Wal-Mart, Office Depot, Vons, Ralphs or Staples
  • First Class postage stamps
  • New microwave (countertop)
  • New school and office supplies (notebooks, dividers, two-pocket folders, pens, pencils, boxes of crayons, markers, colored pencils, copy paper, calculators, blank CDs/DVDs reams of white and brightly colored paper, Post-it notes)
  • Magazine subscriptions
  • Gasoline cards
  • Grocery certificates and drinks to be used during volunteer trainings
  • Silent auction items
  • Thank you gifts/gift cards for training speakers
  • Gift cards to bookstores or amazon.com to build the resource library
  • Gift certificates for products, services, weekends, vacations
  • Attendance gifts for each guest and volunteer
  • Acrylic display holders for brochures
  • Food Bars
  • Water (Plastic Bottles)
  • Soda (Diet and Regular)
  • Snack Foods
  • Paper Hand Towels, Paper Plates, Cups and Plastic Silverware
  • Transportation – Transportation vouchers for those in need
  • Hand Crank Radio
  • D Cell Batteries and D Cell Flashlights
  • Digital Video Cameras
  • Digital SLR Cameras
  • Give-Away Promotional Items: Gifts for Donors and Tradeshow Booths Photography Video production Photography Video production


  • Printing (for volunteer recruitment materials, identity materials (letterhead, business cards, etc.), events materials (invitations, programs, signage), etc.
  • Marketing Website or Graphic Design
  • Advertising (Local Newspaper/Radio/TV/Cable Placements, Billboards, Bus Benches, Transit Ads) Translations (Especially Spanish) New Computer Equipment
  • Any other resources from your business or other useful item your imagination might come up with! Please call our Development Department at (323) 859-2888 prior to delivering any donations to CASA of Los Angeles if you have anything that you would like to donate to our cause.