The Riverside Children's Arts Center

2841 Riverside Avenue | Jacksonville, FL 32205

904.389.1751  |

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Donate Supplies (this list changes sometimes)

We always appreciate that people donate to the Arts Center, however, before you show up and unload several boxes or bags of random items, please check with this list, and see if your items are listed.  If you are unsure, please call and we will be happy to assist. 

Things we will always take:

  • New reams of plain paper or cardstock in white, or any solid color.

  • New packs of crayons, markers, colored pencils.

  • New bottles or tubes of paint.

  • Paintbrushes that are in good condition.

  • New glue sticks,  or bottles of glue.

  • Whole packages of things like popsicle sticks, feathers, beads, gemstones, or other craft supplies.

  • Craft kits in multiples of 12 or more. 

Things we definitely don't need:

  • Broken crayons and dried out markers.

  • Paint or glue containers that are old and dried out.
  • Paintbrushes with dried on paint that can't be used. 

  • Scraps of paper. 

  • A single craft kit (like one suncatcher, or one paper mask) 

  • If it looks like trash to you, we probably don't need it either. :) 

Please call first:

  • Toilet paper or paper towel tubes.

  • Fabric

  • Boxes

  • Egg cartons

  • Newspapers

  • Magazines

  • Printed or textured paper

  • Silk flowers

  • Anything else you think might be useful, but aren't sure. 

Donate Financially

The Riverside Children's Arts Center is a not for profit organization that relies heavily on donations from our generous community, individuals, and corporations.


If you would like to support the program we provide here and become a donor, please contact the Arts Center by phone at 904.389.1751 or by email at

You can also donate through Riverside Avenue Christian Church's online giving portal and designate your gift as "Riverside Children's Arts Center."