In-Kind Wish List
We are grateful for the support of our donors in helping us meet the needs of families receiving services from Family Lifeline. We count on the support of donated goods and services to create quality programs for families. Here are some examples of items needed to support our various services.
Older Adults & Individuals with Disabilities
Friendly Baskets of Cheer:
(Fall Project) Brightening older adults’ holidays, one goodie basket at a time. Fill a basket with some of these suggested items: stationery, toiletries, non-perishable food items, cold weather items, and large print activities. Drivers are also needed to deliver baskets on a designated day!
Home Care Totes:
Hold a drive to collect supplies that our home care aides need as they care for our clients. Some suggestions include hand sanitizer, gloves, paper towels, hand lotion, band-aids and alcohol pads.
Hold a book drive to collect new or gently used books specific to infants, toddlers, young children, and Moms-to-be. We really need books! Gently used books, board books, any sort of kids books!
PAT Activity Kits:
Hold a drive for arts and crafts and household supplies to be used in developmental assessments with young children. These materials will be used by parents with their children as they do Parents as Teachers (PAT) activities. Most needed items include:
- Clothes for Dress-up shiny shoes, construction hats, doctors jackets, costumes etc.)
- Pretend Play Items (briefcase, purses, old cell phones, plastic food/plates, used up gift cards to be used as “credit cards”, baby dolls, pretend cash registers etc)
- Glasses/Frames (sunglasses, or glasses without frames for pretend play)
- Keys (any keys)
- Bubble Wrap (used for sensory and art activities)
- Big Legos, regular Legos, or Lincoln logs
- Dominoes (does not need to be a complete set)
- Board Games (does not need to have all the pieces)
- Playing Cards (does not need the complete set)
PAT Activity Food:
We frequently hold PAT activity groups with families in our early childhood programs and you can help ensure they have healthy, nutritious snacks available. Non-perishable snack foods like granola bars, crackers, goldfish, dried fruits, juice boxes, bottled water, fruit snacks, etc.
GRTC bus tickets, gift cards (grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, etc.)
For more information about how to get started, contact Colleen Wilhelm at at 804.249.9343 or leave a message below: