Holiday Wish List 2013 — There’s Still Time to Create a Happier Holidays

Thank you for your interest in helping out those in need during the holiday season. Items can be dropped off any time at our main location at 6700 Freetown Road in Columbia.

  • Please be sure to fill out a donation slip so that we may properly acknowledge your donation. For any other types of items please contact the shelter office at 410-531-6006 or e-mail to info@grassrootscrisis.org
  • Grassroots year-round shelter needs list is available on our web site at http://grassroots.hocomojo.org/ways-to-give/in-kind-donations.
  • In addition to Grassroots residents, the Center also helps about 150 former clients and their families have a Merry Christmas.

Only NEW items for the holidays, please. (Please deliver items by Mon., Dec.16)

GIFT CARDS

Donations of gift cards allow Grassroots to make sure that all our residents get something special for the holidays. They work well for both men and women and are perfect for all ages, sizes, and interests. Gift cards allow parents to personally pick out something special for their own children. Please consider donating a gift card for the following:

  • Target/Walmart
  • Food stores (Giant, Safeway, etc.)
  • Restaurants (McDonalds, Wendy’s, Burger King, Chick-fil-A)

FOR TEENS

Grassroots is currently in need of gifts for kids ages 12 and over who reside in our shelter.

  • Sweaters (with store tags) in variety of sizes (our shelter gets chilly)
  • Flannel Pajama bottoms (with store tags) in a variety of sizes
  • Sweats in neutral colors sizes S, M, L, XL (for teens to hang out in)
  • Sports Team Items (t-shirts, sweats, wallets, mugs, head bands, etc such as Ravens, Redskins, Steelers, Terps, available at Walmart, Kohls, and Target for under $20)
  • Inexpensive hand-held video games for teens such as: Simon, Tetris, and Solitaire (with AA batteries) all available at Walmart & Target for under $20.
  • DVD’s – Jack the Giant Slayer, “42” – Jackie Robinson, Ironman 3, World War Z
  • Games – Cranium, Game of Thornes, Big Bang Theory, Would you Rather.., Flash & Furious
  • Watches and wallets for teens – male and female
  • CD Players and CD’s for middle and high school age (One Direction, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Selena Gomez, Zendaya)
  • Footballs and basketballs

FOR BOYS AGES 3-8 YEARS

  • Toys1Switch and Go Dinos
  • Star Wars Light Sabers
  • Action Figures – Star Wars, Marvel Characters, Iron Man, Steel Max Transformers
  • Monster Trucks, Radio Control Cars with batteries
  • Games and Building – Legos, Angry Birds Jenga
  • Sweats in neutral colors sizes S, M, L, XL (for kids to hang out in)
  • Sweaters (with store tags) in variety of sizes (our shelter gets chilly)
  • Pajama sets (with store tags) in a variety of sizes

FOR GIRLIE GIRLS

  • Toys2Zinkies, Fur Real Friends
  • Littlest Pet Shop, Barbie Legos
  • Dolls – Barbie, Kawaii Crush Dolls and Accessories, Monster High Dolls and Accessories,
  • Ghouls Rule Dolls
  • Sweats in neutral colors sizes S, M, L, XL (for kids to hang out in)
  • Sweaters (with store tags) in variety of sizes (our shelter gets chilly)
  • Pajama sets (with store tags) in a variety of sizes

FOR MEN AND WOMEN

  • Sports Team Clothin in M, L, XL, and XXL Sizes (Ra ens, Redskins, Steelers, Terps,)
  • Sports Team Items (wallets, hats, gloves, scarves, backpacks, etc)
  • Umbrellas
  • Wallets
  • Watches
  • Slipper Socks
  • Sweats in neutral colors sizes S, M, L, XL, and XXL for men and women
  •  Flannel
  • Pajama bottoms (with store tags) in a variety of sizes
  • Bathrobes (all sizes especially XXL)
  • Sweaters (with store tags) in variety of sizes (our shelter gets chilly)
  • Personal Hygiene items –Full Size Holiday Sets, Cologne
  • Portable CD players and music CD’s
  • Heavy winter gloves, hats, and scarves

 

Click here to download a pdf of this wishlist to take shopping.

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Grassroots is the 24/7 single point access for behavioral health, crisis and homeless services for individuals and families.