It takes a lot of supplies to run all of our Club sites daily. Take a look at our current wish list to see how you can support the Club! We accept donations of items as needed throughout the year. New items are preferred.  


If you would like to schedule a drop-off, have any questions about the appropriateness of your item, or would like some guidelines for item donations, please contact the Albany Clubhouse at (518) 462-5528. 

Shop to support the Club! See the list via for details.

Wish List

Academic Success Items:

  • Notebooks

  • Organizers

  • Backpacks

  • Pens & pencils

  • Gift cards to Staples, OfficeMax, Barnes & Noble

  • USB flash drives

  • Scientific calculators

Character & Leadership Items:

  • DLSR digital cameras

  • Board games & puzzle games

  • Blank journals 

  • Gift cards to local movie theaters, restaurants, events

Arts Items:

  • Markers

  • Crayons

  • Sketchpads of various sizes

  • Drawing pencils

  • Construction paper & craft paper

  • Glue sticks

  • Safety scissors

  • Tempera paint or washable paint

  • Play-doh

Health & Life Skills Items:

  • Basketballs, footballs, soccer balls

  • Baseball & softball equipment

  • Tire air pumps

  • Ice packs

  • Reusable shatterproof plastic water bottles

Food Program Items:

  • Van - Drivable van to use for delivery

  • Coolers - Large and in good condition


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Other ways to Support BGCCA

Donate Now - Make an online monetary gift to support ongoing mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area (BGCCA) right now.

Corporate Sponsorship - Corporate volunteering, sponsorship, and peer fundraising are only a few of the several ways your organization or business can get involved with the BGCCA.

Impact Tracks - This monthly giving allows donors to spread the financial impact of their giving across the entire year. 

Matching Gifts - Corporate matching gifts are when companies financially match donations that their employees make to nonprofit organizations like BGCCA.

Planned Giving - A planned gift can allow you to invest in the BGCCA mission, providing assistance to youth all over the Capital Area for generations to come. A planned gift can be your legacy, providing continued support long after your lifetime.
Summer Appeal - Low-income students are especially at risk of falling an entire grade behind their fellow higher-income students by 5th grade if they are not provided with summer enrichment and learning opportunities.
The Shirts Feeds Kids - Purchase the 'This Shirt Feeds Kids' shirt or sweatshirt to support the ongoing mission of the BGCCA.