Wish List: $10 or $25 gift certificates for Target, Walmart, Toys R Us, Best Buy, Ledo Pizza, Pizza Hut, Pizzeria Uno, Netflix, Three Brothers Pizza, Taco Bell or Subway. $10 or $25 gift certificates for other national restaurant, big box store and movie theater chains. New, two-piece pajamas (adult and infant sizes are our most needed for the Kami's Jammies program)
Caritas House Assisted Living serves seniors who can no longer live independently, offering assistance with daily activities, medication management, housekeeping, and recreational and cultural activities in a comfortable home-like environment. 410-646-6570. http://www.cc-md.org.
Wish List: Monetary donations made at http://www.cc-md.org/donatenow, Karaoke machine, CDs (oldies and music from the 50s), and DVDs (family movies).
Center for Pregnancy Concerns is a pregnancy resource center providing free physical, emotional and spirituaal help and guidance to women and children. 410-243-6823. http://www.cpcforhelp.org.
Wish List: Disposable diapers (newborn to size 4), formula: Similac Advance, baby clothes (newborn to 4 T), sleepers, onesies, sleep sacks, bassinets, Pack n' Plays and strollers.
Christopher Place Academy provides education and employment training, as well as emotional, spiritual, and addiction recovery support to formerly homeless men. 443-986-9031. http://www.cc-md.org.
Wish List: Single size sheets, blankets, pillows, pillow cases and men's shirts 3X-6X; full-size deodorant, bar soap, shampoo, body lotion, razors, tooth paste; good reading books; gently used or new dress and casual clothing; new undershirts, briefs, pajamas; new bath towels and wash cloths and men's shoes: new, very gently used dress, casual and athletic.
Defenders of Animal Rights is dedicated to eliminating cruelty to all animals by providing services which include rescues, the sheltering of unwanted animals and abuse victims, adoptions through an innovative pet center, spaying/neutering, humane education, youth work, grief counseling, and human health enhancements via pets. 410-527-1466. http://www.adopt-a-pet.org.
Wish List: Animal supplies: Feline pine litter (nonclumping), Pedigree Dry Adult Dog Food, Purina Puppy & Kitten Chow, Purina Dry Adult Cat Chow, cat and kitten canned food, dog and cat treats and toys, rawhides and chew toys, hamster food and treats, parakeet and parrot food and toys, wild bird feed, suet cakes, bales of straw and hay, fresh fruit and veggies and Pet Smart/grocery store gift cards; cleaning supplies: clean sheets, towels, blankets, laundry detergent, large trash bags, bleach, paper towels, sponges, scrubbers, wet/dry shop vacuums; office supplies: stamps, white copy paper, AA batteries, pens, markers, scotch tape; correction tape, file folders; post-it notes, printer ink (HP No. 02 black, EPSON No. 69 black, HP No.60 black and HP No.701 black.
Dream 4 It Foundation raises funds to support educational scholarships for college freshmen. 443-472-3311. http://www.dream4it.net.
Wish List: Cash donations and services and products for annual silent auction event.
The Franciscan Center provides response services to persons who are economically disadvantaged in an effort to assist them in moving toward a more self-sufficient lifestyle. 410-467-5340. http://www.franciscancenterbaltimore.org.
Wish List: Warm clothes (jackets, boots, socks, mittens, gloves, knit hats, scarves), toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, tooth brushes, wash cloths, deodorant, razors, shaving cream, etc.), food for the pantry, children's Items (clothes, toys, formula, diapers), money to run the programs.
Gallagher Services opening doors for individuals with developmental disabilities through group homes in the community and a medical day program. 410-252-4005. http://www.cc-md.org.
Wish List: Monetary donations made at http://www.cc-md.org/donatenow, twin sheets, pillows, pillow cases, mattress covers, blankets, bath towels, living room and bedroom lamps, vacuum cleaner, emergency flashlights, V-tech brand children's computers and exercise bike.
House of Ruth Maryland provides comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and their families. 410-889-0840. http://www.hruth.org.
Wish List: Diapers and wipes, arts and craft supplies (markers, no crayons, paint, construction paper, adult size scissors, mufti-colored duck tape, poster board), backpacks, twin-size blankets, women's bras and underpants (S-XXXL), toothbrushes, toothpaste, children's socks, infant and toddler sleepwear, umbrellas.
Kennedy Kruger Institute is improving the lives of children and adolescents with pediatric developmental disabilities through patient care, special education, research and professional training. 443-923-7300. http://www.kennedykrieger.org.
Wish List: Cause and effect toys, light-up and sound toys, stacking/sorting toys, Fischer Price, Plays Kool and Little People Toys, educational toys, arts and crafts sets, DVD Movies (G-PG 13), Wii games (rated E), used for therapy, board games (ages 8+), sports items, gift cards to grocery stores and gas stations, nonperishable food items, please no stuffed animals.
Maryland Food Bank provides statewide food bank to 600 agencies in Maryland. 410-737-8282. http://www.mdfoodbank.org.