Caring for America: Donate to SafePlace at November andDecember Meetings
Every year, NW Austin Republican Womencollects new and gently used toys forSafePlace, a center in Austin dedicated tohelping victims of sexual and domesticviolence. We will be taking collections atour November 7 and December 5 meetings.SafePlace has a wishlist of specific needed items, which we’ve copied below as aguide. Also, SafePlace has notified us that they are in critical need of baby andhygiene items. Please take these things into consideration when making yourselections for donations.WISH LIST:
SafePlace is critically low on or completely out of: baby items like babywipes, diapers sizes 4-6, etc., and hygiene products like deodorant, bodywash, soap, shampoo and conditioner, African American hair products andhair brushes.
Other needs:Baby hygiene products: powder, oil, wash, wipes, etc.Infant and toddler clothingNew infant and toddler car seats (we cannot accept used)Push-and-pull toys for toddlersStrollers (any type)School supplies: notebooks, safety scissors, glue, rulers, paper, pens, pencils, erasers,dictionaries, computer disks, folders, loose-leaf paper and spiral notebooksStickersProject paper: contact, butcher, art, construction, writing and tissueArt supplies (for our school and after school activities)SmocksPotting soil and sandEntertainment passes for bowling, movies, skating, museums and amusement parksNonviolent books and toys (*No Toy Guns/Knives/Swords*)Gift cards for toy and book storesPicture BooksPlaying cards and board gamesSports equipment for all ages: balls, scooters, skateboards, baseballs, gloves, rollerskates, basketballs, footballs and appropriate safety equipment