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Other Ways to Help

Due to Covid-19 we are limited in what we can accept right now. We are able to take brand new items only. If you wish to help refugees, you can also give a cash donation or Gift Card. These are greatly appreciated by the newcomers. 

New items include cleaning products, of course. Maybe you are part of a group that would like to put together a bucket of cleaning supplies. That would be so helpful to us! If you can find non-toxic items, that’s preferred because clients can’t always read the “Poison” information in English.

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Items we are very low on:

  • Buckets
  • Antibiotic lotion
  • Pressure cookers
  • Rice cookers      
  • Kitchen sponges
  • Cleanser such as Ajax, Comet etc.
  • Carving knives
  • Paring knives
  • Shaving  cream for men
  • Bathroom rugs
  • Hangers

School Supplies:

  • Water bottles
  • Pencil cases for elementary and high school kids
  • Filler paper
  • Note books
  • Plastic pencil sharpeners

Products for natural/textured hair – shampoo, products for hydrating and detangling; Shea butter or coconut butter leave-in conditioner; Castor oil moisturizing spray. Examples are products by Cantu and Urban Hydration.

Home Tool Kit – new or used tools
Examples of what a kit might contain:  hammer, nails, screwdrivers, duct tape, pliers, utility knife, tape measure, wrench. A container for the tools, such as a tool box, plastic box or other. Kits do not need to contain all these items. Or you might have additional ideas of things that are handy.

Home First Aid Kit – donate a pre-made first aid kit from a company or put together your own. 
Examples of what a kit might contain:  band-aids of various sizes, antiseptic spray or alcohol wipes; hydrocortisone cream for itching; gauze pads and adhesive tape; ace bandage; tweezers; burn gel; Ibuprofen and/or Tylenol (adult or child);  thermometer sleeves (we have thermometers but not sleeves). Kits do not need to have all these items.

Thanks again to all our generous donors. We couldn’t do it without you.