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.