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New Refugee Families Need Immediate Help!

By February 22, 2024No Comments

Update: We are no longer holding open donation hours on site. To coordinate your drop offs please contact our Donations Coordinator Cara at: or call (716)883-1900 extension 329.

Next week we’re resettling a new refugee family of six. Arriving from Malaysia, the family includes a grandparent and three young children, ranging from three to eight years old. We are in need of basic household goods such as pots, pans, and bed sheets.

While we are unable to accept clothing donations, the following household goods are urgently needed:

  • New Full Size Sheet Set (1) for married parents
  • New Full Size Comforter (1) for married parents
  • 4 New Twin Size Sheet Sets (for grandmother and grandchildren)
  • 4 New Twin Comforters (for grandmother and grandchildren)
  • 6 New Throw Blankets
  • 6 New Pillows
  • New 13 Gallon Trash Can
  • Age Appropriate Toys for All Children (no toy guns please)
  • Car Seats for Children

Other basic, household items in need

  • Can openers
  • Tea kettles
  • Twin and full-sized sheet sets
  • Packs of clothes hangers
  • Light bulbs (60 watt)
  • Multipurpose cleaner
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Insect killer
  • Liquid laundry detergent
  • Mops/brooms or swiffer with wet and dry cloths
  • 13-gallon garbage can (with lid for kitchen)
  • 13-gallon garbage bags
  • Toilet brushes
  • Plungers
  • Bath towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Thermometers
  • Umbrellas
  • Pots and pans
  • Large knives for cooking
  • Cooking utensils (spatula, spoons, etc.)
  • Sponges
  • New bed pillows
  • Microwaves
  • Box fans/floor fans
  • Rice cookers
  • Butter knives
  • New reusable water bottles (for job club)
  • Lunchboxes (for our job club)

The quickest and easiest way for you to help, is to click on AmazonTarget, or Walmart.

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