Wish List: Monetary donations allow purchase of needed items from wholesalers. Donation to virtual food drive highly desired.
Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland provides nutritious meals to homebound individuals since 1960. 443-573-0940. http://www.mealsonwheelsmd.org.
Wish List: Volunteers and pet food for clients who have pets.
Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital treats children with serious, chronic, and or complex medical needs on an inpatient, outpatient and day program basis. 410-578-8600. http://www.mwph.org.
Wish List: Gift cards to Target, Walmart, Babies "R" Us/ Toys "R" Us, Chili's, Applebee's, Regal Cinema, AMC Theaters, iTunes, AMF Bowling Alleys and Lake Shore Learning Store; small infant rattles, infant socks, infant bibs, Crayola magic markers, Crayola crayons, poster board, nail polish and remover, pacifiers, batteries, Koosh balls, Uno cards/ playing cards, hair accessories, chap stick, goop, soap, foam, shaving cream, stickers, coloring books; infant/ toddler clothes, socks, CDs, DVDs, cause and effect toys, vibrating teethers, toys with blinking lights and/or music, all-vinyl baby dolls, toddler toys and boppy pillows; Discman, Play Station 3, Game Cube, X-box 360, Wii Games rated "E", joysticks/ controllers for PS3, "Nunchuck" for Wii, arts and crafts supplies, sports equipment, Frisbees, Boccie Ball Set, Nerf or soft/light weight balls, board games, Hot Wheels, action figures, ethnic Barbies, headphones, watches, alarm clocks, school supplies and Play-Doh; adolescent clothing, infant swings (Graco and Fisher Price), Bright Starts/ Fisher Price infant vibrating seat and Apple iPad. All items should be unwrapped. Deadline is Dec. 15.
Mosaic Community Services Inc. provides wide range of services to children, adolescents and adults whose lives are affected by mental illness and/or substance use. 410-453-9553, ext. 1113. http://www.mosaicinc.org.
Wish List: Toiletries and personal items for older adolescents and adults, gloves and hats (adult sizes), sweat pants and sweat shirts (adult sizes), household items (new), pots and pans; dishes; small appliances; towels; blankets; toys, books and games for ages 4-16; videos, CD's appropriate for adolescents.
Muscular Dystrophy Association provides services to the adults and children in the community who live with any of 43 different neuromuscular diseases, including ALS. 410-494-7106. http://www.mda.org.
Wish List: For MDA Summer Camp: gift cards (Target, Walmart, Staples, grocery stores), insect repellent, sunscreen, band aids, hand sanitizer, gallon zipper bags, paper products, bottled water, arts and crafts kits, glue, construction paper and poster board. For general program services: colored copy paper, auction items such as restaurant gift cards, gift baskets, autographed sports memorabilia.
My Sister's Place Women's Center is a comprehensive resource center offering homeless and impoverished women and their children three warm meals a day and resources to help them achieve and sustain self-sufficiency. 410-659-3763. http://www.cc-md.org.
Wish List: Umbrellas, plastic rain ponchos, hand sanitizer, lip balm, socks (white or black), Band-aids, small first aid kits, manicure kits, nail polish, body spray, travel size facial tissues, wallet/coin purse/ID holder. Panties in all sizes (especially plus sizes), Bras in all sizes (especially large band and cup sizes), Sweaters/sweat shirts/long sleeved shirts in all sizes (especially plus sizes).
My Sister's Place Lodge — provides a home for formerly homeless women diagnosed with mental illness or a disability. We provide a safe, comfortable, and nurturing environment where the women can increase their self-esteem and develop skills necessary to be successful and reintegrated in the community. 410-528-9002. http://www.cc-md.org
Wish List: Sugar, cream, coffee, tuna, margarine, pasta sauces, pasta, ketchup, mayonnaise, gravy mixes, canned salmon, tuna, chicken; salad dressings, cereal.
Night of Peace Family Shelter provides emergency shelter for families. 410-922-4357. http://www.nightofpeace.com.
Wish List: Blankets, pampers (sizes 4 and 5), baby wipes, air mattresses (twin size), children's coats (all sizes), women's coats (all sizes), socks (children and adults) gloves for women and children, towels, washcloths and feminine sanitary products.
Our Daily Bread provides a hot meal program serving more than a quarter million meals to hungry of Baltimore City each year, including nutritious lunches every day of the year and breakfast to seniors and individuals with disabilities each weekday morning. 443-986-9031. http://www.cc-md.org.
Wish List: Sugar, tea bags with strings, sandwich-size zip-loc bags; brown lunch size paper bags; napkins, paper towels, toilet paper, laundry detergent; salt, black pepper; In-date canned and boxed food for the food pantry; peanut butter, jelly, butter, salad dressings, oil, spray oil; casseroles (request recipes please); used or new metal forks; family-size frozen macaroni and cheese casseroles; cold cereal variety; oatmeal, regular or quick; ground coffee. Deliveries accepted seven days a week at 725 Fallsway, Baltimore MD 21202 between 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Peace Study Center provides a mission to build a more peaceful world, one book at a time. 410-435-9188, ext. 112. http://www.peacestudycenter.org.
Wish List: Monetary donations may be mailed to: Peace Study Center, Inc., 5828 York Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21212. Volunteers, gently used PC computer, computer paper, library supplies and books on peace-related topics.
Pregnancy Center North assists women in unplanned pregnancies by offering free services which include pregnancy testing, counseling, material assistance, educational incentive program, and referrals/resources for pregnant women. 410-377-2871. http://www.pcn4you.org.