Monetary donations taken at the exchange are used to support the needs of the exchange, as well as, the needs of the community. 

They are also used to make a monthly donation to the Grange Hall for use of the building on a monthly basis. 

Items We Accept


Gently used clothing sized preemie- young teen. 


Bibs, hats, socks, shoes, blankets etc...

Toys and books in good condition. 

Baby carriers, formula and baby food. 


We do not accept car seats, expired items or items that are broken or missing parts. 


Items May not be left in the parking lot. 





At the door, you will be given a green bag with our logo on it to do your shopping. Each family is given one bag. If more are needed, please speak to one of the volunteers. 

When you are prepared to leave, you will transfer your items into a to-go bag and leave the green bag with one of the volunteers. 

Out Reach

Free 2 Be A Kid volunteers work hard to provide families in the Santa Cruz area with the needed items for clothing their children. We are often called to task in emergency situations and we strive to make ourselves available to ease transitioning families and children into new living situations.