2022 Distribution Update
Basics for Local Kids is ready for another season of offering winter-wear to kids
in western Wisconsin.
We served over 500 kids at the Fall distribution events
allowing kids to pick out their items and try on winter-wear for fit.
If you missed the distribution events, we will continue to fill online requests
as inventory allows.
Kids that qualify:
Live in Pierce or St Croix County, Wisconsin
Age newborn through 18 years old
In need of winter-wear.
Inventory based on donations. We do our best but cannot guarantee availability of all items.
Winter-wear items available include new and gently used winter coats, boots, snow pants, hats, mittens/gloves, scarves, and new socks.
What is Basics for Local Kids?
Basics for Local Kids Inc. is a not-for-profit, 501c3, charity organization based out of Ellsworth, WI. Since 2010, we have been helping keep local kids warm during cold Wisconsin winters.
We believe that offering kids new/gently used, warm coats, snow pants, boots, hats, and gloves gives them an opportunity to endure the weather, stay active outside, and feel good about themselves with items that fit.
Support Basics for Local Kids
Donate Winter Wear
Kids rely on your donation of new and gently used coats, snow pants, boots, and water-resistant gloves to help them stay warm and active this winter. All sizes needed from newborn through adult (for teens).
We have many drop off locations in Pierce & St. Croix counties. Donors in Pierce or St. Croix County can also request a doorstep pick up through the contact page. Please avoid items with rips, stains, or funky smells.