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Alpha House Wish List for 2008-2009

ihn-logo1green.gifIn addition to contributions of time and financial support, you could help by donating specific items. Items on the following list are used by the Alpha House shelter throughout the year to provide a safe and dignified environment for families in crisis. You can contact Alpha House directly about donations: Heidi Beck 734-822-0220 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
For additional information visit the Alpha House web site .
For information on volunteering during First UUAA hosting weeks click here.

Items for the Shelter

New Car Seats (Top priority Toddler size and booster seats)
New Plastic Mattress Covers (twin size)
New Shower Curtains
New Toiletries for Babies
New White Undershirts for Men & Boys and Babies (all sizes)
New Women's and Men's Underwear (all sizes)
Baby Gates
Baby Monitors
Bathroom Mats/Rugs
Children's Art Activity Kits
Cleaning Products
Laundry Detergent
Light Bulbs (65W 120V Flood and Compact Fluorescents)
Gift Cards (Target, Meijer and Kroger, $10)
Glue Sticks
Paper Products (paper towels, toilet paper, Kleenexes & napkins)
Plastic Hangers
Small Table Lamps
Tempera Paint
Trash Cans (for bedroom, bathroom & kitchen)
Warm Blankets (new or gently used)
White Glue

Items for the Welcome & Blessing Baskets

Each family is given a Welcome Bsket when they enter Alpha House. When they move out they are given a Blessing Basket to help them get started in their next home.

Welcome Baskets

Large Laundry Baskets
Alarm Clocks
Towel Sets
Twin Sheet Sets
Simple Daily Planner
Wall Calendar
Plastic Hangers

Blessing Baskets

First Aid Kit (band-aids, tape, alcohol swabs, tweezers, thermometer, anti-bacterial cream, etc)
Tool Kit
Cleaning Kit (pail, sponges, broom & dust pan, cleaning supplies, laundry soap)
Place Settings for Four (plates, bowls, glasses, silverware)
Safety Outlet Covers
Energy Efficient Light Bulbs
Front Door Mat
Bath Mat