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Become a Magic Maker!

Hello Happiness Creativity Center is a non profit space with a mission to give everyone access to affordable creative tools and experiences. We believe that developing and encouraging creativity is vital to a successful community and we offer opportunities for everyone to join our mission and become a Magic Maker.



Ways you can donate..

*Useable art or craft supplies can be dropped off during open hours 

(see full donation guidelines below)

*Tax deductible cash donations (click here for link to donate) 


Corporations, small business and individual sponsorship and collaboration opportunities available.

Contact Kim Geiser at and lets talk about how we can work together!


Join our team and be a sunshine spreader! 

Looking for overall happy people 18+ with a passion for creativity who are available during our open hours Tuesday through Friday 10-5 Saturday 10-3 

Apply here 

or just stop in and say hi! 

We take pretty much any useable art and craft supplies and turn them into smiles! If you can buy it at a big box art or craft store we will take it. There is no need to contact us if they items are in the accepted list below, but if you have any questions about things not listed email us at

Donations are accepted during open hours of Tuesday through Friday 10-5 or Saturday 10-3. Come on in the back door and let us know if you need help or bring donations in and drop in the studio. Every donation gets you one of our popular Hello Happiness vinyl stickers and a receipt is available for anyone who needs one. 

No goods or services will be provided in exchange for your donation. Hello Happiness Creativity Center is a registered 501c3 non- profit organization EIN 84-4829562. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

We DO NOT accept:

  • Clothing, home decor, kitchenware, electronics, holiday decor, sport equipment, or anything that is not specifically art or craft related. 

  • Books and magazines that are not craft related (the only exception is if they are from 1970 or older and we can use them for the ephemera) 

  • Recyclables like food containers, pill bottles, or anything that was previously used as packaging. (we know we know it can be used but we cannot take everything.) 

  • Dried up paint, markers or anything else that is not useable. Help us decrease disposal costs! 

We DO accept:

Apparel Crafts/Sewing

  • thread, buttons, rick rack, notions, fabric, elastic, working sewing machines(not in a stand), needles, blank clothing, quilting accessories, ribbon, seam binding, patterns, sequins, bedazzles, fabric dye, screen printing tools and materials, fabric paint, felt, patches, iron-ons, sewing books, buckles 

Art Supplies (please make sure donated items are useable) 

  • paint (acrylic, oil, watercolor, gauche, tempera, spray paint) NO HOUSE PAINT PLEASE, pencils, pens, calligraphy supplies, ink, markers, alcohol ink, varnish, brushes, cleaning solutions, chalks, pastels, charcoal, blending     stumps, scissors, Exacto knives, erasers, glues, tape, colored pencils, Art books, scratchboard, wood panels 

Baking & Party 

  • cookie cutters, silicone molds, candy molds, frosting tips, invitations, party decor, wrapping paper, cello bags, packaging for food or gifts, curling ribbon 

Beads & Jewelry

  • beads (glass, semi precious, plastic, wood, ceramic and more) findings, wire, string, beading needles, any jewelry tools, resin supplies, friendly plastic, metal stamping tools, metal smithing tools, glass bezels, leather, necklaces, bracelets, rings, charms

Craft Machines

  • Any craft machine that works is accepted. 

Crafts & Hobbies

  • Candle-making, stained glass, mosaics, soap making, pipe cleaners, pom poms, miniatures, doll making, stencils, basket weaving, supplies and materials, enamel supplies and tools, leather tooling tools and supplies, soldering iron and supplies, stained glass supplies and tools, glue guns, glue sticks, google eyes, gems, sequins 


  • artificial florals, baskets, floral tape, millenary, floral wire, oasis and foam 


  • Complete, useable frames of all supplies and materials. Unused canvases of all sizes. We will also accept used canvases or art that is on canvas to recycle. 

Holidays & Occasions

  • Holiday craft items ONLY please! No finished holiday decor please. Plain ornaments, fabrics, paper crafts, 


  • Perler beads, foam crafts, activity books, Kids art and craft kits with all the parts, construction paper 


  • scrapbook paper of all sizes, die cuts, stickers, cards, envelopes, dies, embossing folders, cutting supplies, rubber stamps, ink pads, glitter, embossing powder, flocking, ink, clear cling stamps, acrylic stamp blocks, poster board, card stock, paper making supplies and tools, wax seal tools and supplies


  • Screen printing tools and supplies, Gel printing plate, print ink, lithography tools and supplies, sun print, cyanotype prints, block printing, lino cut tools, brayers


  • Clay, pottery wheel, clay tools, ceramic tools, paper mache, modeling clay, wood carving tools and supplies, mold making, model building, 3D printing supplies and tools, woodcrafts, dowels, wood beads, wood shapes 


  • small organization bins, craft organization units, Altoid and other small  tins, small jewelry boxes 

Teacher/School Supplies

  • Rulers, pens, pencils, markers, foam sheets, school boxes, protractors, compasses, school glue, crayons, pencils, pens, markers, kids scissors, 

Yarn & Needlework

  •  All kinds of yarn in any amount. We will take full skeins and small balls. Any tools, supplies or accessories for knitting, crochet, lace making, crewel, plastic canvas, embroidery, tatting, weaving, macrame… threads, floss, needles, embroidery hoops


  • 1990 or older interesting paper (stamps, maps, postcards, greeting cards, labels, newspapers, magazines, books, letters, games pieces, flash cards, playing cards etc…)   

Items we use regularly

Garbage Bags (Lawn and Leaf thick mil and 13 gallon)

HP 67XL ink Black and Color 

Toilet paper Scott single ply 

Paper towels 


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