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Our goal is to assist guests who want to say thank you to those who made their vacation a memorable one, or who simply want to expand their generosity beyond their own communities. The supply list provided enable guests to make informed decisions and to bring items which meet the needs of those who will be using them.

Traveling to Couples Resorts soon? You can donate supplies for children through Pack to Make a Difference! Feel free to leave them with a representative at the front desk.

If you prefer to mail items to the foundation, please mail to:  Issa Trust Foundation, 2401 8th Street Court SW, Altoona, IA 50009.

If you have questions, please email

Here is a list of items that are always needed:
  • pens
  • pencils
  • electric pencil sharpeners
  • colored pencils
  • crayons
  • markers
  • chalk
  • hand held pencil sharpeners
  • rulers
  • erasers
  • protractors
  • compasses
  • world maps
  • math flash cards
  • word flash cards
  • alphabet flash cards
  • science educational wall charts
  • math educational wall charts
  • dictionaries
  • age appropriate story books
  • colored construction paper
  • glue sticks
  • watercolor paints
  • IPads
  • Laptop computers
  • craft scissors
  • soccer balls
  • netballs/basketballs
  • tennis balls
  • jump ropes
  • Frisbees
  • inflation pumps
  • Band-Aids
  • antibiotic ointment
  • Selsun Blue Shampoo
  • Children’s Tylenol
  • Blood pressure machines
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Various Music instruments
  • Supplement Iron drops for infants and toddlers