In-Kind Donations


Toiletries

(specifically for teenagers and young adults)

  • Underarm roll-on (boys & girls)
  • Deodorant spray
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Sanitary towels
  • Body lotion
  • Hair brushes & combs
  • Hair pins, clips, grips, ribbons, pom-poms
  • Tissues
  • Toothpaste
  • Toilet paper

Clothing

  • Pyjamas (ages 2 – 18)
  • Underwear: Panties & Briefs (all ages) & Vests (for smaller children)
  • School socks (boys & girls): white & grey (all sizes)
  • School shoes (boys & girls all sizes)
  • School shirts (white)*
  • School pants (grey)*

(*school shirts and pants especially required for kids age 13+)

Foods

(proportions appropriate for making up food parcels for when children go home for weekends and holidays)

  • Canned food (meat, fish, veg & fruit)
  • Milk powder & long life milk (full cream)
  • Soup powder
  • Cooking oil
  • Flour
  • Yeast
  • Samp
  • Beans (packets: kidney, butterbeans, red, etc)
  • Weetbix, mealie meal & instant porridge
  • Rice
  • Sugar
  • Tea bags
  • Coffee
  • Juice/Cordial concentrates (that mix with water)
  • Jam
  • Peanut butter
  • Macaroni & Spaghetti

Alternative ways to donate:


Baby Toiletries

  • Talcum powder
  • Vaseline petroleum jelly
  • Aqueous cream
  • Baby wipes
  • Disposable nappies (all sizes)
  • Towelling nappies
  • Plastic nappy fasteners
  • Nappy liners
  • Baby lotion
  • Baby oil
  • Baby soap
  • Kids toothpaste & tootbrushes
  • Baby shampoo
  • Zinc & Castor oil ointment

Medical

  • Mattress protectors (single)
  • Plasters (all sizes)
  • Cotton wool
  • Disposable mop caps
  • Calamine lotion
  • Panado syrup & tablets
  • Olive oil
  • Surgical masks
  • Gauze
  • Bandages
  • Dressing packs
  • Latex gloves

Art & Craft Items

  • Bags (PEP material bags)
  • Clear varnish (for ceramics)
  • Cardboard (various sizes and colours)
  • Coloured paper & board
  • Craft paints (acrylic, glass, fabric)
  • Glue (contact adhesive, glitter, decoupage)
  • Sequins
  • Buttons & press-studs
  • Beads
  • Tinsel
  • Velcro & zips
  • Ribbon, cord, elastic (roll)
  • Spray paint
  • Quality paint brushes (all sizes)
  • Wallpaper paste
  • Felt
  • Canvas
  • Coloured pipe cleaners
  • Small wooden craft boxes
  • Wooden craft sticks

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