Monday, November 25, 2013

Heartside Wishlist - 11/25/13

With winter now here, we have daily requests for hats, gloves, coats, socks, boots, and scarves. People sleeping on the street and in missions also have a need for backpacks to store the few things they own. Pick-up service is available, and thank you for your generosity!
Art Studio
Art/Nature books and magazines
Canvas (new and used, stretched or rolled)
Card Envelopes
Cleaning Sponges
Clipboards, wooden
Copy and construction paper
Drawing paper and pencils
Dry Erasers
Dremel bits
Dry-mount press
Easels (table or floor)
Electric drill/screwdriver
Finished plywood
Folding tables, 6' plastic
Frames and mats, with or without glass
Framing wire and nails
Glitter and Glue, all kinds
Hair spray (or workable fixative)
Hot glue guns and sticks
Jazz, classical, and oldies CDs
Latex house paint, primary colors, black, white (no oil paint)
Markers and Sharpies, all colors
Mat board and foam core, any color
Modge Podge and white glues
National Geographic magazines
Notebooks, lined
Paint brushes and paint markers, any size
Pastels, oil and soft
Printer paper
Sandpaper, assorted grit
Scrap wood, not laminated (2-6')
Sketch books
Small screws
Sponge brushes
Spray paint, all colors (also clear)
Tri-pod, professional (e.g., bogen) 
Wall-mounted glass cutter
Watercolor sets
Wood carving tools
Wood glue
Wood for painting (anything over 6"), wood glue
Fiber Arts Room
Crochet hooks and sewing needles
Sewing machine needles
Thread, yarn
Pottery Studio
Pottery glaze (food safe, any colors)
Clay, low fire (or dry, we can re-use)

Computer Lab
Flash Drives
General Supplies
Cleaning products (bathrooms, counters, floors, windows)
Copy paper (one ream/month)
Hand soap
Paper towels (2 cases/month [4000 multi-fold towels])
Toilet paper (40 rolls/month)
Hospitality Supplies
Business size envelopes
Bus tickets, Grand Rapids (or quarters for same - 1 ticket=$1.50)
Cell phone chargers
Ceramic or Glass coffee mugs
Coffee (eight 48 oz containers/month)
Creamer (thirty-two 16 oz cylinders/month)
Drinking glasses
First Aid Items (band-aids, gauze, safety pins, soap)
Plastic bags, small with handles
Rain Ponchos
Recycled/recyclable paper coffee cups
Small-size toiletries:
            deodorant, lotion, razors, shampoo, soap, toothpaste, tooth brushes
Sugar (60 lbs/month)
Women’s personal hygiene products

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities
Art Studio
Building maintenance (light carpentry, electrical, painting, plumbing) monthly or on-call
Computer Lab
Fiber Arts Room
Front Desk
GED/Adult Education
Pottery Studio
Winter Gear - Men’s & Women’s
Boots, coats, gloves, hats, long underwear, scarves, socks, sweaters, sweat shirts

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