Protecting and nurturing children and families since 1892.

In-Kind Donations

"The Crisis Nursery came to the rescue when we had a situation come up that we had to take care of immediately."

~ Crisis Nursery Parent

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 In-Kind Donations

Crittenton Centers gladly accepts diapers, formula, new clothes, new educational toys and other new infant & child related items. 




For a current Holiday Wishlist.

We are happy to announce we are partnering with Helping Hands Resale Shoppe (Peoria Heights, Chillicothe, and Canton locations) for all used donations.  The items donated will be available to our clients through a voucher.  

If you would like to donate new items please follow the steps listed below.  If you have any questions please contact Jennifer at 309.674.0105 ext. 210.

  • Please bring new items to Crittenton Centers' front entrance. 
  • We request that donors fill out an in-kind donation form.
  • Let us know if you have time for a tour, we would love to show you our Center!

Each year we distribute over $46,000 in basic needs items to families in our community.  We constantly are being made aware of new needs from our clients. We update our baby registry monthly. 

Registry:  Walmart: Crisis Nursery Crittenton Centers    Amazon: Crisis Nursery Peoria IL

We are very thankful for all of the local groups who host their own baby showers or birthday parties and send us the presents! Please give us your name and address so that we can send you a proper thank you. 

We are open for drop off donations Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm. If you need to make other arrangements please contact Jennifer Simmons, our Volunteer Coordinator, 309-674-0105 or



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