Day Center Wish List
Here are the items we currently need for the Day Center and supplies to welcome our families. Please call us first at (360) 210-5165 before bringing in your donations to confirm that they are still needed:
Mesh laundry bags
Family-oriented books, DVDs and VHS tapes (can be gently used)
Coloring and activity books
Art supplies appropriate for young children: crayons, markers, drawing paper and construction paper
Personal care items: full-size toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, razors, shaving cream, shampoo / conditioner, soap, lotion, combs, hair brushes, tampons, sanitary napkins, incontinence underwear, etc. While travel-sized items are not as helpful for our guests, other programs like Friends of the Carpenter welcome them for their clients who are living outside.
Tote bags or school backpacks for organizing personal supplies as families move to and from the Host Congregations and the Day Center.
Baby supplies: diapers, formula.
Office supplies: printer paper, pens, legal pads, post-it notes, file folders.
Snack food to supplement meals: Non-perishable, nutritious, easy to open snacks like granola bars, fruit cups and trail mix.
Beverages: Coffee, tea and other hot beverage mixes.
Medical Supplies: thermometers, Children's Tylenol, saline.
Family Activity Tickets: movie theater, the zoo, OMSI, Oaks Park, etc.
Gift Cards: gas, Walmart, Fred Meyer, Target, etc.