Peggy's Attic Donation Drive

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Donation Drive October 23, 2013
When children are removed from their homes and placed into protective custody, they have few, if any, of their personal belongings. The Department of Family Services provides a duffel bag filled with new clothing, toys and other essential items to children when they depart the Child Haven campus to live with relatives or in a foster home. Additionally, the Department provides essential items to keep at-risk families together while going through crises; to meet some of the needs of children already placed in foster care; and to meet some of the needs of families who are being reunited with their children.

The Department does not receive funding to purchase the duffel bags and their contents, or the other items provided to families. We rely on the generosity of community partners and general public to help supply these basic necessities. New and gently used items are needed to ensure that we are able to continue to assist families and children in need. At the bottom of this page is a Wish List of items needed every day of the year.

Join us!! WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
6500 W. Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
1:30PM-4:00PM

Peggy’s Attic at Child Haven Donating to Family Services & Child Haven

Peggy’s Attic is the donation center for Clark County Department of Family Services serving all children touched by the Family Courts by providing clothing, shoes, toys, diapers, toiletry items, developmental toys, school supplies, and many other items free of charge.

A Donation Wish List

  • Tops for Elementary and Teen Girls (Long & Short Sleeve): All Sizes
  • Shirts for Elementary and Teen Boys (Long & Short Sleeve): All Sizes   
  • Pants/Jeans for Elementary and Teen Girls:  All Sizes
  • Pants/Jeans for Elementary and Teen Boys:  All Sizes
  • Tennis Shoes for Teen Girls  Women’s Sizes: 6.5 through 9.5
  • Tennis Shoes for Teen Boys   Men’s Sizes:  7 through 12
  • Tennis Shoes for Girls  Little Sizes: 6 through 13.5
  • Tennis Shoes for Boys Little Sizes: 6 through 13.5
  •  Boys and Girls Socks and Underwear: All Sizes
  • Boys Pants:  Sizes 4-18
  • Girls Skirts/Pants:  Sizes 4-16
  • Short Sleeve Polo Girls/Boys (solid colors): Sizes XS – XL
  • Long Sleeve Polo Girls/Boys  (solid colors) : Sizes XS – XL
  • Pajamas: Boys and Girls – All sizes  
  • Cars and Trucks
  • Action Figures
  • Puzzles
  • Nerf Balls/Rockets
  • Books
  • Balls
  • Board Games
  • Building Blocks
  • Dolls & Accessories
  • Outdoor Toys - Hula Hoops, Skateboards, Scooters, Lawn Games, etc.
  • Learning & Literacy Toys
  • Arts & Crafts Kits
  • Crayons & Markers
  •  Craft paper
  • Coloring Books
  • School Supplies - Notebooks, Lined Paper, Pens, Pencils, etc.
  • Electronics - Portable DVD Players, CD players, iPods/MP3 players, Digital Cameras
  • Gift Cards - Target, Walmart, iTunes
  • Hygiene Items - Brushes & Combs, Deodorant, Perfumes & Cologne

Lisa Ruiz-Lee - Director 
Paula Hammack - Assistant Director, Child Welfare Services 
Michael Knight - Assistant Director, Permanency Services

In an average month:

1,400 referrals are received by the Clark County Abuse & Neglect Hotline, resulting in 

800 investigations being conducted by Child Protective Services

In 2011:

3,678 children came through the Reception Center at Child Haven

On any given day in Clark County:

Date: 10/23/13

Phone: 714-580-7262

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Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza
6500 W. Sahara Ave.
las Vegas, NV 89146

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