As our tour gets closer, we are increasingly in need of items used to make and prepare meals/snacks for our 150 people, supplies to keep the corps healthy and materials to keep our administrative side running. If you can help with any of the items on this list, you would be helping more than you know and we would be extremely grateful.

If you are able to provide one or more items from this list, please arrange to drop them off on a rehearsal or show day.

Suggestions for Food Items (for 150)

Any time!

  • sliced bread (around 10 loaves per snack)
  • peanut butter and jelly (or Nutella, if you want to be a hero *wink*)
  • granola bars


  • bagels or mini bagels
  • Pop Tarts
  • bananas


  • flour tortillas (for wraps)
  • single-serve bags of potato chips
  • granola bars
  • apples, bananas or oranges
  • packets of mayo or mustard (for 150)


  • industrial-sized cans of fruit, vegetables or pasta sauce (around 4 cans a meal)
  • large bags of potato chips or tortilla chips (around 3 bags per meal)
  • dinner rolls
  • ranch salad dressing (1 large bottle per meal)


  • pudding cups
  • cookies or pastries


  • powdered sports drink
  • powdered flavored drink
  • bags of ice (4 per meal)
  • 5-gallon jugs of water

Paper Goods/Meal Supplies

  • Disposable plates/bowls
  • 8-12 oz. cups
  • Plastic forks and spoons
  • Napkins
  • Paper towels
  • Brown paper lunch bags
  • Heavy-duty trash bags
  • Aluminum foil (heavy duty and individual sheets)
  • Aluminum foil food trays
  • Ziploc bags (gallon-size)

First aid supplies

  • band-aids
  • bandage wrap/tape
  • disposable ice packs
  • first aid ointment
  • over-the-counter medication for headaches, colds, allergies, upset stomach, etc.

Field supplies

  • cases of white field spray paint
  • white and black electrical tape
  • duct tape
  • 9 volt batteries
  • sunscreen
  • aloe vera gel

Cleaning Supplies

  • Dish soap
  • Dish sponges
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfectant/disinfecting wipes
  • Towels/Washcloths

Office supplies

  • Copy paper
  • Envelopes
  • Ink
    • Brother TN-660 Toner
    • Canon PGI-1200 Ink (XL preferred. All colors used, but primarily black)
  • Stamps


  • Gift cards to Costco or Walmart; Flying J or Pilot Truck Stops; Home Depot or Lowe’s
  • Large coolers
  • Heavy duty storage tubs with lids
  • Plastic folding tables

Thank you in advance!

Gold Youth Arts Organization, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in California. Please consult your tax preparer to determine the extent to which your donation is tax-deductible.

We appreciate your support of the marching arts!