Raphael House Donations

posted Nov 22, 2017, 11:01 AM by Halle Cisco

Raphael House donations

Our kindergartners will once again be collecting items for the Raphael House of Portland.  The Raphael House of Portland has been offering shelter to women and children fleeing domestic violence since 1977.  Our kindergartners have been collecting donations for the Raphael House for fourteen years running.  They always show great excitement and joy when giving to those in need.  I have also always impressed with how much our Winterhaven community gives.  Please help our kindergartners help others. 

Priority Items – all donations need to be NEW -        

  • Kitchen supplies (silverware & dinnerware sets, cooking utensils, knives, pots & pans, mixing bowls, Pyrex baking dishes, etc.)

  • Household items (twin sheet sets, toddler sheet sets, towels, washcloths, new pillows, etc.)

  • Coats, Robes, & pajamas + Gloves, Hats, & Scarves (all sizes for women, children and teens)

  • Baby (toys for ages 2 & under, unscented baby wipes, diapers sizes 4-6, pull-ups sizes 3T-4T, shampoo, body wash, lotion)
  • Children (interactive items – Legos, active play items, toys with diverse skin tones, backpacks, coloring/activity books, art supply sets)
  • Teens (headphones, Bluetooth speakers, multimedia art supplies, backpacks, basketballs, soccer balls, gift cards, etc.)
  • Gifts for Moms (all sizes robes + pajamas sets, bath and lotion sets, slippers, pampering kits, make-up sets for diverse skin tones, purses and bags)
  •  Personal care (shampoo/conditioner, blow dryers/curling irons, deodorant, soap, lotion, toothbrushes & paste, chapstick, razors, etc.)

  • General shelter supplies (batteries, HE dry laundry detergent, bleach, dishwashing liquid, scrubber sponges, Ziploc bags, 33 and 13 gallon light duty trash bags)

  • Gift cards (Fred Meyers)

For a more detailed list of needed supplies and more information about the Raphael House please visit their website at www.raphaelhouse.com.  Also, please look for our kindergarten flyers that are posted throughout our school.

Collection boxes are located in the hall by our kindergarten classroom (not in the front hallway).  We will collect items through Thursday, December 7th.  We will begin collecting items on Monday, November 27th.  Please help us get a quick start!

Please contact Dave Huckaba (dhuckaba@pps.net) with any questions.

Thanks for everybody’s help & support!!!  

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