Donate Money

Dream Cases is a registered 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. 100% of all contributions fund the purchase of luggage and items to include with each Dream Case. A written acknowledgement of your contribution will be provided pursuant to IRS regulations.

Donate now via PayPal:

Checks made payable to “Dream Cases” can be sent to:

Dream Cases
c/o Garfield Realty/Elizabeth Kohen
155 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215

Your generosity provides dignity and a fresh start to children as they enter foster care. Each basic Dream Case can cost as little as $50 to create. This includes:

  • Luggage: Suitcase, Duffel Bag, Tote Bag, Trunk, or Backpack
  • Blanket: Store Bought, Knit, Sewn, Crocheted, Quilted, etc.
  • Toiletries: Toothpaste/Toothbrush, Soap, Deodorant, Body Lotion, Facial Cleanser, Comb/Brush, Chapstick, Lip Gloss, Body Spray/Perfume
  • Books, Coloring Books, Crayons, Art Supplies
  • Journal and Writing Utensil

…and Something Extra:

  • Bedding: Sheets, Pillowcases, Comforters, Quilts
  • Travel Pillow
  • Clothing: T-shirt/Shorts, Pajamas, Baseball Hat, Knit Cap, Scarf, Socks, Gloves, Coats, Boots, Shoes, Underwear
  • Small Photo Album or Picture Frame
  • School Supplies and Stationery
  • Electronic Goods for Teens: iPod, iPad, Kindle, etc.
  • Gift Cards for Teens: GAP, Old Navy, Forever 21, American Apparel, H&M, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Best Buy, etc.
  • Handcrafted Items

Donate Goods

We welcome individual and bulk donations of new, non-violent, and non-denominational items for ages newborn-21 years old. Goods can be delivered every day of the week between the hours of 10am – 6pm at:

Garfield Realty
155 Seventh Avenue (Garfield/Carroll),
Brooklyn, NY 11215.

Please contact us in advance of a large donation so we can create space.