How You Can Help

Donate to Child 1st Center

The Friends of the Child 1st Center is a committee made up of community members dedicated to assisting The Child 1st Center with raising funds throughout the year that support children receiving services in Macon and Piatt county.

You can donate through PayPal or attend one of our fundraising events during the year.

Click the Donate button to send a monetary donation via PayPal, or continue below to see other ways you can help.

DECU Donation

Donations Accepted At The Center


  • Bottled water
  • Juice boxes
  • Cans of pop


  • Granola bars
  • Fun-sized candy bars and chocolate
  • Slim jims
  • Individual snack bags such as chips, cookies, goldfish, and popcorn
  • Crackers

Educational & Entertainment

  • Children’s books


  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Clorox wipes
  • Dish soap
  • Paper plates
  • Tissues
  • Lysol spray
  • Febreze spray