Wish List: Diapers (1-size 5), formula (Similac Advance), baby toiletries (wipes, baby wash, lotion, powder, diaper rash ointment), baby clothes (newborn-24 months), onesis, socks, receiving blankets, baby bath towels, crib sheets, crib mattress pads, new cribs and crib mattresses, new strollers and infant car seats.
Santa Claus Anonymous provides assistance in the form of gift certificates redeemable at local merchants to aid families in the purchase of toys, clothing, or books for holiday presents. 443-557-7000.
Wish List: Monetary donations by mail or online only. PO Box 28385, Baltimore, MD 21234 or http://www.santaclausanonymous.org.
Sarah's House provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, and support services to help homeless families achieve independence and strengthen their families. 410-551-7722, Kelly Anderson, firstname.lastname@example.org or http://www.cc-md.org.
Wish List: Gift cards from Target, Walmart, Safeway, Costco, Giant or Sam's Club, Bed linens (twin size sheet sets, blankets, comforters), wash clothes, towels, pillows, Pack n Play, napkins, toilet paper, paper towels, plates, plastic forks/spoons/knives; sets of dishes; silverware, pots and pans, glasses, shower curtains and rugs.
Southwest Emergency Services provides food and financial assistance to prevent evictions. 410-247-8154.
Wish List: Items for annual holiday giveaway, especially $10 or $20 gift cards from Wal-Mart, footballs, basketballs, Hot Wheels, Legos and Polly Pockets dolls, as well as chocolate chips, flour and sugar to make cookies. Cash. Holiday foods such as frozen turkeys, canned hams, potatoes (fresh or boxed), stuffing, hot beverage mixes and candy treats for children's stocking stuffers. Wool hats, gloves, and scarves. Peanut butter, soups, pasta, canned tuna or chicken.
St. Ann's Adult Day Services provides medical supervision in a pleasant structured day program that reduces the likelihood of premature nursing home placement for seniors. 410-646-6532. http://www.cc-md.org.
Wish List: Monetary donations made at http://www.cc-md.org/donatenow. 2012
St. Timothy's Church operates Harvest Room Food Pantry from their facility. People in need often cannot afford to purchase these items and those with an Independence Card cannot use their cards for these items. 410-747-6690, email@example.com or http://www.sttimscatonsville.org
Wish List: Personal hygiene items: deodorant, bath soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shaving cream, disposable shavers, shampoo, etc. First aid items: band aids, peroxide, rubbing alcohol, etc. Baby items: diapers, baby wipes, diaper rash ointment, Q-tips, etc. Household cleaning items: dish soap, laundry detergent, bleach, Comet, Brillo pads, etc. Non-food items: aluminum foil, Baggies, brown lunch bags, plastic wrap, etc. Pet food for cats and dogs.
St. Vincent's Villa provides intensive diagnostic, stabilization and treatment services to children, ages 5 to 14 and their families. 410-252-4000, ext. 1612. http://www.cc-md.org.
Wish List: New twin size comforters, new books (pre-school grade 4), puzzles 50-500 pieces; Wii Games (Just Dance), Legos, arts and craft kits, video games rated E, Mp3 players, personal radios, Gameboys, basketballs, footballs, soccer balls, Uno cards, playing cards, board games such as Connect Four, Battleship, Sorry, Operation, remote control cars. Gift cards to the movies, bowling and fast food restaurants. Only new toys please.
Toys for Tots at Turf Valley is participating in the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots.
Wish List: Donations of desirable, new, unwrapped toys for ages 3 and older. No stuffed animals please. Toys accepted through Dec. 17. 410- 480- 2427.
Turnaround Inc. provides emergency shelter, counseling, community education, emergency room companions, legal services and a 24-hour hot line for victims of rape, domestic violence, child sexual assault and adult survivors of child sexual abuse. 410-377-8111. http://www.turnaroundinc.org.
Wish List: Nonperishable food items, diapers, hats, gloves, scarves, gift cards and gas cards, household cleaning supplies, paper towels, toilet paper.