Wish List

Gifts-in-kind can help cover some operational needs of Cedar's ministry. This interdepartmental "wish list" is updated periodically. 

Donations are usually acknowledged with a letter from InterVarsity (the dollar value is between you and the IRS); let us know if that's not desired.


  • Beach trailer for the Melges MC sailboat (please contact the Recreation Coordinator for specifics)
  • Someone with materials/engineering skills to design a foot bridge across Prentiss Creek for the Wilderness Trail (please contact the Recreation Coordinator for specifics)
  • Gas-powered brush chipper for trail work
  • Mountain bikes for guided bike tours (please contact the Recreation Coordinator for specifics)
  • West Marine gift cards
  • 50 pairs of new cross country ski boots
  • 2 stand up paddleboards
  • Ping pong paddles and nets
  • Basketballs, volleyballs, soccer balls, goal nets
  • 18 gallon plastic totes (Rubbermaid)
  • 4 wheeler/quad (4 wheel drive)
  • Donate your boat (please contact the Recreation Coordinator)
  • Bicycle parts
  • Ace Hardware gift cards
  • Volunteers with bicycle repair skills or fiberglass repair skills


  • Portable gas-powered air compressor for construction projects 
  • Walk-behind lawn mowers
  • Shop vac
  • Hand tools/power tools
  • 4 wheel drive pickup truck
  • Tracked "bobcat"
  • Dump trailer
  • TIG welder
  • Z-boom lift (trailer mounted)
  • String trimmer


  • Mountain bikes for crew who do not have cars
  • New shower curtains for tubs or walk-in showers
  • Gas station gift cards (major Michigan gas stations only, please)
  • Frequent flyer miles to assist with international crew travel costs
  • Adopt a crew member in need of financial support for a summer (contact the Crew Coordinator for details)

Guest Services

  • Electric golf cart
  • 2 large canister vacuums
  • New handmade cotton quilts for beds (contact us for desired size, color, and patterns)
  • Mr. Coffee black coffee makers (10)
  • Pin up lamps for cabins
  • New mattresses for cabins
  • Floor mats
  • Microphone stands
  • New medium-sized microwaves
  • LED flashlights
  • Batteries (AA, C, AAA)
  • Plastic storage bins (contact us for sizes and brands)
  • Amazon gift cards

Scholarship Fund

  • Family Campers
  • InterVarsity Leadership Institute students
  • International student volunteers

Children's Program

Food Service

  • Large rolling storage bins
  • 40 Quart Mixer with bowls and attachments
  • 1 New Reach-In-Cooler for Mariners Cove
  • Industrial #10 Can Rack
  • Vent System for removing hot air at Mariners Cove
  • Storage Racks for walk-in coolers at Old Mill Point
  • Custom-built storage shelves
  • Dish room, dining room and recycling room expansion for Old Mill Point kitchen
  • Mandolin slicer
  • Slicer/grater attachment for Hobart mixers
  • 2 Outdoor tables with concrete bases and roof covers for Sandy Cove
  • Endowment fund for future oven, refrigerator, or freezer replacements
  • Lettuce chopper
  • Vegetable chopper
  • Kitchen carts
  • Speed racks (4)
  • 2 Industrial food processors
  • Dunnage rack
  • Hot tables - hot buffet tables


  • Digital SLR camera, preferably Nikon or Canon, 10 megapixel and up
  • Lightly used Adobe Suite software for Windows, with license (Photoshop, LightRoom, InDesign)
  • 12 mid-back task chairs with arms
  • Reams of white copy paper
  • New Swingline staplers
  • New scissors
  • Paper cutter
  • Industrial paper shredder
  • Display boards

Please call 906.484.2294 before shipping or bringing items to assure the need is still current, or if you have any question about the fitness of the item you can offer.

Thank you for considering partnering generously in God's work through Cedar Campus in any of these very tangible ways!