Donations of daily necessities are greatly appreciated

Help us provide daily necessities for our residents. Hygiene products, laundry and cleaning supplies, bedding and many other items are needed.

Immediate needs: COVID-19

For their safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, our kids are required to stay on campus and cannot have visitors. Just like kids across the world, their routine has been disrupted, and their caretakers are coming up with ways for them to stay busy and have fun! Please consider donating some of the following new recreational items:

  • For indoor play: 35 puzzles, 16 decks of cards, 8 decks of UNO, 5 decks of Dutch Blitz, 4 games of Life, 4 games of Monopoly, 30 cans of Play Dough, 30 watercolor sets and paper pads, 30 felt-tipped markers (please no pens or pencils!), 10 skeins of yarn, 40 paintable sun-catcher kits, 40 felt craft kits, acrylic paint, 45 small and medium sized paint brushes, 25 adult coloring books, 35-50 comic books (anime/superhero would be well received)
  • For outdoor play: 5 fishing poles and supplies, 4 corn hole sets, 20 frisbees, 15-20 small, squishy balls, 50-70 Nerf finger darts, 25 hula hoops, 30 containers of bubbles, 5 spikeball sets, 7 volleyballs, 10 kick balls, 20 ping pong balls

To protect our youth, all items must be donated new! To donate these items, please email us at info@kyumh.org and follow these instructions for each campus:

Mary Kendall Campus: Leave items outside the door of the Administration house (201 Phillips Ct Owensboro, KY 42303)
Nicholasville/Lexington Campus: Leave items in bins inside the double doors at the main entrance of the Family Services Center at 1115 Ashgrove Road Nicholasville, KY 40356

Nicholasville Campus

Contact Our Office, (859) 523-3001 for delivery of these items.

  • Deodorant (men's & women's)
  • Laundry Detergent Pods
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Shampoo
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Underwear (new; adult sizes)
  • Socks (new; adult sizes)
  • Makeup bags
  • Gift Cards (Kohls; Walmart, $5 fast food, Target, Kroger, Amazon)
  • Snacks (Beef jerky, Slim Jim's, cheese crackers, mixed nuts, trail mix)
  • Magazines (cars/motorcycles, animals, Teen People, Seventeen)
  • Books of crossword puzzles and word searches
  • Winter clothes (M-XXL adult sized coats, gloves, scarves, hats, sweatshirts)
  • Lextran bus passes
  • Books of crossword puzzles and word searches
School Store and Art Class Wishlist
  • Candy Bars
  • Chips (Single Serving Bags)
  • Case of 12oz Gatorade
  • Blow pops
  • Make up
  • Crazy socks
  • Inexpensive Earbuds
  • Gearbest MP3 Players
  • Gel Pens
  • Nice Planners/Journals
  • Sketch Books (No spiral bindings)
  • Poster Board
  • Heavy Sketch Paper
  • Calligraphy pens
  • Yarn
  • Scented lip gloss
  • Scented lip glosssports player trading cards
  • 2-pocket folders

Owensboro Campus

Contact Roy Hicks (270) 683-6481 for delivery of these items.

  • Paper Towels
  • Body Wash
  • Toothpaste
  • Bath Towels
  • Washcloths
  • Basketballs (girls)
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Ethnic hair products
  • School supplies (backpacks, composition books, 2-pocket folders)
  • Art supplies, book (appropriate fiction, devotional/inspirational)
  • Journals
  • Hair accessories for teens
  • Activity passes (laser tag, movie theater, escape room)

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