Currently at St. James the first Sunday of every month is Pantry and Stewardship Sunday and parishioners are encouraged to bring food items for our chapter of St. Vincent de Paul. Blue plastic bins are in the library to hold the food items. Non-perishable items are requested.The Community Concerns Committee will sponsor collections from time to time to be filled with items for various shelters and agencies such as the Stephen Center and Siena/Francis House.
1702 Nicholas St., Omaha, 68102 www.sienafrancis.orgNeeds: Kitchen: silverware, cooking/serving utensils, dinner plates, bowls, coffee cups, sheet pans (commercial size)Canned fruit, mayonnaise and mustard for sandwiches, individually wrapped cookies, chips or crackers for sack lunches.
Food: Canned fruits and vegetables (#10 cans preferred), frozen meat (professional processed, lunch meats, chips/treats, coffee, coffee creamer, eggs, butter/margarine, peanut butter, jell cheese parmesan cheese milk, pasta/egg noodles, pasta sauce, tomato sauce, tomato paste, pancake mix (large) syrup, ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise, salad dressing, tartar sauce, vinegar, cooking oil, spices, salt and pepper packets, sugar, fruit juice, salsa, instant potatoes, rice, flour, large cans of soup, fresh produce in seasonPaper Products: toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, tissues, napkins for the dining room, Styrofoam cups 8 oz, zip lock bags all sizes, top fold sandwich bags, paper towels, trash can liners (13 gallon and 45-55 gallon), aluminum foil, plastic wrap, paper plates, brown paper lunch bags, rubber gloves for cleaning (L and XL) plastic gloves for serving in the kitchenHousekeeping/Linen Closet: Cleaners (Pine-sol, bleach, etc.), soap for hand washing dishes, Windex type products for washing windows and mirrors, liquid disinfectant, oven cleaner, powdered cleaners/cleansers, brooms and dustpans, sink and tub disinfectant cleaner, mops, buckets, squeegees, pillow cases, Pillows, bath towels, wash cloths, sheets (twin/single only) Toiletries: Bar Soap, deodorant, hair brushes, disposable razors, shampoo, conditioners, shower gel, hand and body lotion, lip balms, toothpaste/toothbrushes, combs, adhesive bandages, antacids, Q-tips, foot powder and spray, Neosporin or other wound ointment, Tylenol, Excedrin, aspirinClothing room: Jeans and shorts (all sizes from 12 month to 5x), Underwear, girl's size 2,3,4, Women's size 9, Men's boxers and boxer briefs, 30, 32, 34, Tennis shoes, men's and women's all sizes, work boots, all sizes.Miscellaneous: MAT bus ticket books, batteries, masking tape, pens, pencils, markers, crayons, spiral notebooks, folders for schoolwork, 3 ring binders, copier paper, maintenance tools, backpacks, duffel bags
Siena/Francis House is also hoping to receive as a donation a handicapped-accessible passenger van, which we would use to transport the hopeless to medical appointments, job interviews, recover meetings, meetings with Veterans Affairs representatives, etc.
The following items are needed by the Ronald McDonald House in Omaha to provide a home away from home for families that must travel to receive medical treatment for their children: paper towels, liquid laundry detergent, color/disinfecting wipes, McDonald's Gift Cards, tall kitchen trash can bags, gift card to Walmart, Target, CVS, Walgreens, HyVee, Baker's, Food4Less. To learn about other ways to help, please visit rmhcomaha.org
They will accept clean clothing (men, women, children and infant), shoes/boots in pairs, jewelry, garden tools, hand tools, bedding, linens, housewares, dishes, pots/pans, small appliances (toasters, lamps, clocks, etc.) clean furniture, portable stereos and tvs, stuffed animals.
They are unable to accept console tvs, hazardous waste, chemical lubricants, plumbing fixtures, scrap building materials, large appliances, used tires, paint, oil, waterbeds, furniture in need of repair, pianos/organs, encyclopedias, children's toys and bicycles, collapsible cribs.
For the Pettigrew Emergency Shelter and Permanent Supportive Housing Apartments: bus tickets, toiletries and personal care items, shower caddies, shower shoes (adults), diapers sizes 4/5/6 and baby wipes, adult hooded sweatshirts, coffee, XL long twin sheets, and gift cards from Walmart, Dollar General, Kohl's, Target, any local grocery stores.Books: Daily Meditation, recovery devotional bibles, overeaters anonymous big books, cocaine anonymous big books, any self-help booksLaundry: laundry detergent, Clorox, dryer sheets, cleaning supplies, Windex, furniture polish, Lysol disinfectant spray, carpet shampooHealth and Beauty: deodorant, disposable razors, shaving creamOffice: white copy paper, pensKitchen: napkins, paper towels, 13 gallon trash bags, 36 gallon trash bags, aluminum foil, coffee, sugar, toasters, 100-12 cup coffee pots, crock pots, 96-100 cup coffee makerOther: multi-fold paper towels, laminator, queen size sheets (new and good used), dish towels and cloths, new or clean used pillows, new or clean used blankets.
Client Needs:Women's clothing: pajamas, all sizes, slippers, shirts/slacks (medium to 3x), maternity, seasonal, panties, (4-15), bras 36a-42DD, socks, shoesPersonal care items: bubble bath, bathroom sets, feminine care products, shampoo/conditioner, perfume, African-American hair products, blow dryersGift cards: Target, Wal-mart, Payless Shoes, Walgreens, Gas cards, postage stamps, phone calling cardsMiscellaneous: Day planners, book bags, PG/G movies, fingernail polish/remover, makeup, hair ties, clips, notebooks, journals, pens, stationery sets, candle sets, CD/Radio players, disposable cameras, relaxation tapes or videosShelter Needs:Sheet sets (twin), bath towels, kitchen dish towels, food storage containers, sets of dishes, pans, baking pans, infant clothing and toys, umbrella strollers, baby power/bath/lotion
Wish List: new computers and software, computer networking services, new flat bed truck, scissor lifts, vacant lots in south and north Omaha, ongoing donation of tools and building equipment.
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