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Nonprofits share wishes for the season

December 15, 2003|by

As the gift-giving season swings into full gear, it's important to remember those community organizations that rely largely upon donations to do their charitable work in the Tri-State area. Nonprofit agency wish lists for this holiday season include:

Children's Home Society
815 W. King St., Suite 200, Martinbsurg, WV 25401
1-304-267-0100, ext. 292

  • House for our center

  • Children's furniture

  • Television

  • Fax machine

  • Office furniture


Eastern Panhandle Free Clinic
1008 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Charles Town, WV 25414
1-304-724-6091

epfc@frontiernet.net

  • Heavy-duty digital scale

  • TV/VCR for patient education

  • Three-line telephone system with voice mail and intercom

  • Medications and medical supplies

  • Canister-style vacuum sweeper


Episcopal Sisters of Charity
P.O. Box 755, 1657 Swan Pond Road, Martinsburg, WV 25402
1-304-262-9743

  • Small musical instruments

  • Computer

  • Short bookcases for children

  • Outdoor Nativity scene


First in Your Family
P.O. Box 956, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
1-304-876-3871

www.firstinyourfamily.org

  • New or used computers for students

  • Cash donations for programming


Habitat for Humanity of Washington County
20 S. Prospect St., Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-791-9009

hfhwc@worldnet.att.net

  • Volunteers for Habitat committees

  • Donated or discounted land

  • Skilled construction volunteers

  • Flat screen scanner

  • Two filing cabinets


Jefferson County Boys & Girls Club
334 N. Lawrence St., Charles Town, WV 25414
1-304-728-3143

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  • Pool table

  • Computers

  • Digital camera

  • IBM compatible educational software

  • Magazine subscription to a teen publication


Jefferson County Little League
P.O. Box 269, Shenandoah Junction, WV 25442
1-304-535-6851

ttpams@adelphia.net

  • New or used gas powered weed eaters

  • New or used lawn mowers


KitCat & Critter Rescue Inc.
P.O. Box 5, Rohrersville, MD 21779
301-797-5512

kitcatxo@aol.com

  • Digital camera

  • Volunteers

  • Cash donations for animal care

  • Blankets and towels

  • Land for a no-kill shelter


Renfrew Institute for Cultural and Environmental Studies
1010 E. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268
1-717-762-0373

  • Garden cart, used for transporting program supplies to program sites

  • Digital camera, used for documenting our activities, publishing our newsletter, etc.

  • Cash donations in support of specific programming

  • Cash donations to purchase traditional kraut cutter ($60)

  • Cash donations for purchase of two wool carders for use by students ($45 each)


United Way of Jefferson County
201 Frontage Road, P.O. Box 894, Charles Town, WV 25414
1-304-725-4483

jeffuway@citlink.net

  • Four-drawer file cabinet

  • Shelves

  • Two new computers

  • Computer desk


Walnut Street Community Health Center
24 N. Walnut St., Suite 200, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-393-3427

  • TV/VCR combo for patient education

  • AccuCheck Advantage diabetic test strips

  • Lancets for diabetic testing

  • Bench for patient services office

  • Funds to buy these items


Washington County Commission on Aging
9 Public Square, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-790-0275

lbonebrake@commissiononaging.com

  • VCR for Potomac Towers Nutrition Site

  • Commercial coffee maker for the same site

  • Bath benches for Senior Home Health

  • Used computer for Supportive Services Transportation

  • Map and routing software for Supportive Services Transportation


Washington County Community Action Council Inc.
101 Summit Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-797-4161

  • Volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels

  • Data entry/filing Volunteer

  • Hygiene items

  • Food for pantry

  • Funds for client services


Washington County Family Center
920 W. Washington St., third Floor, Hagerstown, MD 21740
301-790-4002

kcfamilycenter@earthlink.net

  • Volunteers

  • Baby supplies

  • Clothing for children and adults

  • Personal care items

  • Baby furniture


Washington County Museum of Fine Arts
P.O. Box 423, 91 Key St., Hagerstown, MD 21741
301-739-5727

wcmfa@myactv.net

  • Office chairs

  • Volunteers for interior and exterior maintenance

  • Art supplies

  • Kitchen utensils

  • Children's VHS tapes (preferably Disney)


Waynesboro Area Advanced Life Support Unit Inc.
501 E. Main St., P.O. Box 447, Waynesboro, PA 17268
1-717-762-1283

medic2@innernet.net

  • Dell Inspiron 1100 laptop computer

  • Dell OptiPlex 160L desktop computer

  • Dell ViewSonic VG700b monitor

  • Microsoft Office Professional XP

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional


Women In Need
P.O. Box 25, Chambersburg, PA 17201
1-717-264-3056

win@winservices.org

  • Gift cards to area stores and pharmacies

  • Calling cards

  • Pre-packaged snack items

  • Paper towels

  • Feminine hygiene products


American Red Cross, Franklin County Chapter
25 Penncraft Ave., Chambersburg, PA 17201
1-717 264-6214

redcross@innernet.net

  • 20 upholstered, armless, stackable chairs

  • n Quickbooks: Premier Nonprofit Software Edition 2004


American Red Cross, Waynesboro Chapter
90 W. Main St., Waynesboro, PA 17268
1-717-762-5414

redcross@supernet.com

  • Scanner

  • Printer

  • Fax machine

  • Paper cutter

  • Electric pencil sharpener


Boy Scouts of America, Mason-Dixon Council
18600 Crestwood Dr., Hagerstown, MD 21742
301-739-1211

  • Riding lawn mower

  • Volunteers to replace old windows at council headquarters

  • Plumbing supplies to replace outdoor spigots

  • Electrician and supplies for three new outlets

  • Materials to build new training pavilion


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