Household donation list

HOUSEHOLD ITEMS NEEDED

ITEMS OUR SPONSORED REFUGEES WILL NEED ON ARRIVAL IN NOVA SCOTIA

Kitchen

can opener
clock
coffee & tea pots
colander
cookie sheet
cooling rack
cutlery and tray
cutting board
dish cloths & towels
dish rack
frying pan
garbage pan
grater
hand mixer
kettle
knives
ladle, tongs, spatula, turner
measuring cup & spoons mixing bowls
baking pans (cake, loaf, muffin, pie)
pitcher
potholders
potato peeler & masher recipe book
scissors
toaster
wooden spoon

Dining

table and chairs cutlery
dishes
glasses
cups/mugs
serving dishes
table cloth/place mats pepper & salt shakers

Living Room

sofa
easy chairs curtains/drapes/blinds lamps – floor/table table -coffee, end television & stand cushions bookcase/shelves

Bedrooms

alarm clock
beds & mattresses
bedspread
blankets
coat hangers
curtains
dressers
lamps
mirror
pillows
sheets & pillow cases
wastebasket

Bathroom

bath mats
clothes hamper
hair dryer/curling iron shower curtain
scales
toilet brush
towels and face cloths wastebasket

Laundry/Cleaning

broom & dustpan basket
drying rack
iron and ironing board laundry basket sponge mop
vacuum cleaner /electric broom

For Children

desk, chair & lamp story books toys/games

Other

framed pictures
basic tools and nails
house plants
paper/pens/pencils radio
sewing supplies
umbrella
vases
calendar computer(s)

Personal Supplies

comb & brush
razor & shaving cream
nail file/clipper
tooth brushes & tooth paste
deodorant
shampoo
soap

Household Supplies

dish detergent
laundry detergent
household cleaner
kleenex
paper napkins
toilet tissue

Food Staples

baking powder & soda cereals
flour, sugar, salt, spices margarine, oil
pasta, rice tea

Note: it is recommended that mattresses, sheets & bedding be purchased new to avoid possible bedbug issues

When we get closer to the arrival of our sponsored refugees we will be looking out for the following items. Please keep this in mind when you are spring cleaning! We will collect items only once we have an arrival date.