Would you like to donate something to CHOM that you know we’ll use? Great, we would love that! Not sure what items we need the most? Here is our list of items that we use regularly and always need as back up.
Please note that we have specific needs for the Museum, and we would appreciate you checking in with us before donating something that is not on the list. Thank you for supporting the Children’s Hands-On Museum of Northwest Illinois!
Tools & Equipment
Professional-grade Walkie Talkies
PA System with Microphone
6′ Banquet Tables
Art Studio Tools & Materials
Scrapbooking materials- ink pads, embellishments and decorative papers
Paper shape punches
Markers other general art supplies
Games & Activities
Other musical instruments
Other cultural instruments
Office Supplies & Equipment
iPads and Android tablets
Flat screen monitors
Flat screen TV with USB port
Flat screen tv wall mounts
Printer (inkjet or laser)
Printer ink (currently for HP OfficeJet 3830)
If you have Wish List items to donate to the museum, please collect items in plastic or paper bags and drop them off at the front desk. If you have items that are not currently on our list, please contact us. We thank you for your support!