If you would like to help donate items to Hogar de Vida Costa Rica, please have them dropped off to the Amersons by March 1. We will take any and all unused items from the lists below. If you are purchasing a limited quantity item, please use the linked Amazon wishlist or let us know when you have purchased and shipped/brought it. If you want to know more about this trip, click here. Please send any questions to info@zoedallas.org

To ship an item directly to our team, please send it to Greg and Debra Amerson’s home: 
4104 Mesa Dr, Plano, TX 75074
Please specify in your shipment that the items are for is for Costa Rica 2023.

Clothing (Ages 2-10)


  • USB Keyboards
  • USB Mice
  • AAA and/or AA Alkaline Batteries


  • Plastic Cups with handles 
  • Plastic Pitchers
  • Salad Bowls and Containers
  • Apple Cutter

Kids Supplies

  • Spanish Children’s Bibles
  • Watches for Kids
  • Coloring Books
  • Kids Activities
  • Educational Kids Activities
  • Bedroom Wall Stickers
  • Instax Mini Film
  • Photo Albums/Scrapbooks to Decorate
  • Hats for Kids (2-10 years)
  • Play doh
  • Washable Markers
  • Bubbles
  • Thick/Sidewalk Chalk
  • Printer Paper
  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Fidget Poppers


  • Acetaminophen for kids (liquid) or adults
  • Ibuprofen for kids (liquid) or adults
  • Allergy medication for kids (liquid) or adults
  • Cold Medicine for kids and/or adults (Dayquil/Nyquil)
  • Chewable Tums
  • Thermometers
  • First Aid Kits
  • Melatonin Gummies 5mg

Limited Quantity Items

We are no longer in need of the items below. If you want to donate any other items on this list, please have them at the Amerson’s by 3/1.

  • Waffle Maker
  • Panini Press
  • Nebulizer Machine
  • Oximeter
  • Solid State External Drive (1TB)
  • Portable Bluetooth Speakers
  • Kids Tablets
  • Blood Pressure Monitor
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