The Maine Children's Home of Waterville is now accepting new items to donate for their Christmas Program. Every year, the organization puts out a list of items needed for area families in need, and people can take a look at the list and buy items off of the list.

Donations can be brought to their location in Waterville or shipped to the location. You can take a look at the list on their website, which updates as items come on.

Here's what's on the list for families in need in Maine this year:


  • Size 7 pajamas (boys)
  • Size 12 pajamas (girls)
  • Size 14/16 pajamas (boys)
  • Size 16/18 pajamas (girls)
  • Size 14/16 underwear (boys)
  • Size 5/6 outfits (boys and girls)
  • Size 6-6x outfits (girls)
  • Size 12 outfits (boys and girls)
  • Size 14/16, plus size (boys and girls)
  • Size 4 -12 slim (boys and girls)
  • Size 10, 12, 14, 16 Husky (boys)
  • Juniors- all sizes (girls, appropriate for ages 10-12)
  • Men's sizes shirts
  • Men's sizes pants
  • Men's sizes sweatpants
  • Men's sizes underwear


  • Boots- Toddler sizes 1-13 (boys and girls)
  • Boots- sizes 1-9 (big boy to men's)
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All-Age Groups (0-12) Gifts:

  • Barbie Sets
  • Legos (Large Kits)
  • Pop Its (fidget toys)
  • LOL Dolls
  • Minecraft
  • Playdoh Sets & Accessories
  • Nerf
  • Bluey
  • Cocomelon
  • JoJo Siwa
  • Na Na Na Surprise Dolls
  • Family Games (Chinese Checkers, Scrabble, etc.)
  • Pokemon
  • Bikes
  • Snow Tubes/Sleds
  • Fortnite
  • Sporting Goods/Outside Toys (Baseball Mitts, Games, Etc)
  • Arts & Crafts (DIY Pottery, Soap, Jewelry, Tie-Dye, etc.)

Older Children's (10-12) Gifts:

  • Headphones/Earbuds
  • Cookbooks
  • Bluetooth Speakers
  • Jewelry Sets & Jewelry Boxes
  • Hair Dryer/Curling Iron/Flat
  • Iron/ Hair Accessories
  • Nail Polish
  • Quality Art Supplies (Pastels, paints, sketch pads, canvas, pencils, etc.)
  • Tool Kits (not plastic toys)
  • STEM Kits
  • Science Kits
  • Remote Control Vehicles
  • Model Cars
  • Buildable Electronics (Robots, Vehicles, Etc)
  • Skateboards
  • Scooters

Drop off or ship your items to the Maine Children's Home located at 93 Silver Street in Waterville.

Find out more details about the program and organization at the website.

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