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Wish List

Wish List

CAPTAIN CHS is currently in need of the following:

General and Miscellaneous

  • An envelope printer for bulk mailings
  • Two L-shaped desks
  • Colored printer ink PGI-1200
  • Computer stands for currently wall-mounted computers
  • Automatic letter/paper folder for bulk mailings

CAPteens and Youth Development

  • Trailer for our CAPteens program (To be used as a parade float)

Cheryl's Lodge

  • Hannaford, Price Chopper, or Target gift cards to purchase prepackaged snacks and items 
  • Classroom Items to help kids with attention challenges
  • Michaels' gift certificates to purchase activity supplies for special fun nights
  • Laminating machine
  • Laminating sleeves
  • 5x7 kid friendly rug for the library area

Empowerment Programs

  • Gift cards for Hannaford or Price Chopper
  • Uber or Lyft gift cards or gas cards to help program participants reach services
  • Gift cards for program rewards

Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs

  • Hand Warmers
  • Backpacks or gym bags and reusable grocery bags
  • Gift cards for food
  • Individually packaged snacks and shelf-stable food (for Fulton/Montgomery Food Pantry)
  • Cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, dish soap, mops and buckets
  • Two updated laptops
  • Bottled water
  • Bike helmet sized large
  • Womens coat sized 3XL
  • Stewart's Shops and Dunkin Donuts gift cards
  • Gift cards for activities for our Youth Shelter and Homeless Youth (bowling, drive-in, roller skating, mini golf, Great Escape, Fun Spot in Queensbury)
  • Art painting canvases for the Youth Shelter
  • Area rug for the Youth Shelter
  • Vacuum cleaner for the Youth Shelter
  • Clothing racks (portable) for pop-up shops providing free clothes to homeless youth
  • New full-size mattress for youth in housing
  • Maxify 1200 XL colored ink, Canon
  • Shelving and plastic storage drawers for youth food pantry storage

Solutions to End Homelessness Program (STEHP)

  • Gas cards for homeless individuals and families

Supportive Housing Program

  • Movie passes to Bow Tie Cinemas in Saratoga Springs


  • Baker's racks, clothing racks, and display piece

If you can assist with any of these needs, please contact Ava at 518-399-4624 or

Homelessness Intervention Programs