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HOW YOU CAN HELP: Local Non-profits issue their holiday wish lists for 2020

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ELCA Outreach Center

Diapers (all sizes)


Feminine products

Warm hats, gloves, mittens

School supplies

Copier paper

Personal care items

Prayers for all those who are homeless and hungry


Hope Council on Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse

Board games

Card games (UNO; Old Maid)

Baffled by Addiction (book) by Hughes & Turner

Postage stamps

Batteries (9-volt, AA, AAA)


Habitat for Humanity of Kenosha

Nails, screws, and other small, common building materials

Hammers, tape measures, levels and other common tools

Paint rollers, paintbrushes, drop cloths, painters tape and other common painting supplies

Safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, and other common safety equipment

Extension ladders (28’ and 40’)

Indoor/Outdoor, heavy duty extension cords (14 gauge, grounded, 100’)

Industrial/Commercial fans (24 inch grade)

Air compressor hoses (1/4”x100ft, 300 PSI)

Scaffolding (Aluminum 9’ working height)

Heavy duty shop vacuums (wet/dry vac)

Heavy duty garbage bags (for build sites)

Heavy duty brooms (push and angle)

Common office supplies (paper clips, staples, printer paper, etc.)

A box truck (for transporting donations for the build site and the future Kenosha ReStore)

A pick up truck (for transporting materials to and from the build sites)

Prepackaged snacks and bottled water (for volunteers at the build site)

Menards Gift Cards (to purchase building materials/supplies)

Lowe’s Gift Cards (to purchase building materials/supplies)

Construction services and/or products (for home builds—drywall, flooring, siding, windows, etc.)

Monetary donations are always appreciated: Check mailed to the Habitat office, 6203 28th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53143; Text “HFHK” to 44-321; Online at

The agency’s 12 Days of Christmas Wish List is at 262-925-0360

Shalom Center of Interfaith Network of Kenosha County, Inc.

Food Programs

canned tuna and chicken

pasta and pasta sauce

canned soups (other than tomato and ream soups)

canned fruits and vegetables

boxed sides


oatmeal packets

Pan spray

garlic powder


salad dressing


sliced cheese

Shelter Programs

Adults and Children’s Hat, gloves, and scarves

Diapers Size newborn

Pullups: all children’s sizes

Individual sized hand sanitizer

Snack foods

Scrubs: all sizes, clean, gently used

Individual packs of Kleenex

Foot Powder


Slippers (new only)

Adult Coloring Books

Colored Pencils or Thin Markers

Gift Cards $5—$10 Gas Card, Food and/or Stores

Wallets Men’s and Women’s

Full size candy bars (262) 658-1713

Kenosha Human Development Services

N95 Masks

Sleeping bags for below zero weather

13 – 5 drawer/15 inch/locking file cabinets/all the same color

Adult coloring books

Art supplies for both children and adults

Craft kits for children and adults

Board games for adults

Gift cards to Walmart, Target, local fast food places, coffee shops, etc. to be used as incentives and gifts

Sweat pants and Sweat shirts/unisex/ all sizes

Passes to local activities – movies passes, zoo passes, mini-golf, etc.

Picnic table

Sport equipment – basketball, soccer ball, etc.

Cash donations are always accepted


Hospice Alliance

Any colored (non-white or cream) hand towels and washcloths for our Hospice House patients

$5 and $10 gift cards (Pick ‘n’ Save, Meijers, Target, Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Walmart) – to be used for food and materials in the Hospice House)

Gardening Center /Nursery gift certificates (to be used for the Hospice House Garden)

$5 and $10 gas cards (For volunteers who pick up and deliver items)

iPods, iTunes gift cards for our Music of the Soul Program

Gift cards to Jo Ann Fabrics (used for crafts, art therapy and Memory Bear supplies)

Women’s nightgowns in M-L-XL

Men’s flannel shirts

Cookie/pancake mixes, syrup

Chapstick or lip balms (not Carmex)

Small lotions

(262) 652-4482

Midzi Corporation (

Small office space

Educational Computer tablets for an urban High School classroom in Southern Africa, with about 60 students. The cost of individual educational tablets for the entire class is $3 840.00

Volunteers to serve as writers, public speakers and people who desire to use their time/talents to help further education in schools in Africa




Cardstock (any color)


32oz Mason Jars (wide neck with lids)

8X10 Canvas

Acrylic Paint

Watercolor Paint

Watercolor Paper

For a complete list and easy ordering view our list at:


Sharing Center in Trevor

Eggs & Milk

Fresh Produce

Soups & Stews

Whole Grain Cereals, hot & cold

Soups & Stews

Peanut Butter & Jelly

Laundry Detergent

Cat Food

Financial contributions to assist with crisis needs like homelessness, child nutrition programs, and senior services

25700 Wilmot Road P.O. Box 172, Trevor, WI 53179


Grace Welcome Center

New blankets

New men’s and women’s thermal underwear

New men’s underwear, sizes L and XL

Gently used winter coats

Winter boots

Ski gloves


Peanut butter and jelly


Toilet paper

Volunteers and cash donations are always welcome

2006 60th St., Kenosha

Phone 262-654-9143.

Westosha Senior Center

Office Supplies

Copier/Printer Paper

Paper towels

Toilet paper

Hand soap

Hand lotion

Yellow highlighters

Postage stamps

Weekday subscription to Kenosha News

Bingo prizes (Dollar store items)

Dry erasers

Battery tester

12mm 0.47” Label tape for Brother P-Touch model PT70 labeling machine

Reusable quarter-sized sticky dots

Wall mount putty

White board magnets


Electrostatic disinfecting sprayer and solution

Cloth kitchen towels

The Works toilet bowl cleaner

Glass cleaner

Magic Erase cleaning pads

Comet-style cleanser

Disinfecting wipes

Black duct tape

Smoke detectors

Carbon monoxide detector

Swiffer 360 Dusters Extender Kit (Telescopic hinged Swiffer duster)

30” x 15’ vinyl-backed charcoal rug

Snow melt

Floor buffing machine

Healing Garden

Menards gift cards

19200 93rd Street, Bristol



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