Amanda the Panda’s Wish List

Amanda the Panda required a lot of supplies and other items to fulfill its mission. When we can acquire these things at no cost through donations, more funds are left for other program work. Please take a look at our list below and see if you can help by donating any of the items. Please check back often and the list will change.


  • Counter Top Ice Maker
  • Pre-school sized chairs (5)
  • Cricuit cartridges
  • Laminating Machine

Programming Supplies

  • Infant-Preschool aged toys (call fist)
  • Colored Pencils
  • Markers
  • White Canvas Boards (20×24 or 22×28 24×30)
  • Sample Packets of Essential Oils

Cheer Box

  • Wrapping Paper — seasonal is great, but as we serve families across cultures and religions, please donate non-Christmas specific paper (think holly and ivy, snowmen, etc.)
  • Ribbon
  • Bows
  • “Turned Upside Down” book by Teane Tache
  • New Candles
  • New Family Games (all ages)
  • New Puzzles (200-300 pieces)
  • New Blankets (throw sized)
  • New 24 pack colored pencils
  • New Journals (gender neutral)
  • New 4×6 picture frames

Please consider donating to Amanda the Panda today. If you have questions about items you would like to donate please contact our office at 515-223-4847 or email Donations can be delivered to 1821 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50265. Drop-off times are during Monday’s Noon-8pm, Tuesday-Thursday 10 am-5 pm and Fridays 10 am-2 pm. It may be best to call first to ensure someone will be available to help unload the items.