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Wish List for Community and Veteran Housing

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Here are some of the ways that a monetary donation can be helpful in securing:

  • Start-up food pantry staples 
  • Bus passes to look for work
  • Large, secured storage facility to house donations for home items
  • Items that cannot be bought with food stamps, such as toilet paper, cleaning products, hygiene products
  • Donations for deposits or move in costs (first/last month’s rent, deposits, insurance)
  • Assistance with utilities
  • Assist with obtaining IDs and Social Security cards necessary for employment
  • Medical and dental expenses
  • Costs associated with securing personal transportation

Toiletries:

  • Shampoo, combs
  • Soap, deodorant
  • Razors, shaving cream
  • Toothpaste, toothbrush, mouthwash

Apartment:

  • Furniture — beds, new mattresses, chairs, dressers, fans, small refrigerators
  • Kitchen — can opener, towels, toaster, microwave, glasses, dishes, cookware, utensils
  • Miscellaneous — Lamps, linens, bath towels, blankets, shelves, mirrors, electronics

Other:

  • Laundry detergent, cleaning supplies, vacuums, light bulbs, bath towels, etc.
  • Mini calendar/day planners, notebooks,
  • Trash cans, broom, hangers, iron, ironing board, alarm clock, small tools