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Wish List


The Crisis Center is always in need of specific items to keep our shelter functioning smoothly. If you would like to provide an in-kind donation, please select items from the list below. If you have unwanted items that you’d like to donate, please call in advance to ask about our current needs. Your donations truly make a difference in the lives of families victimized by domestic violence.

Items in immediate need for the shelter:
Back packs, Razors, Baby Powder,Feminine care products (heavy flow only please), large tooth combs, diapers (size 5 and 6 only), Boys Pull-ups.

2 commercial grade microwaves, 2 commercial vaccuums

Items in immediate need for the transitional housing program:
 2 twin or full size mattresses, a couch, a kitchen set, 3 dresser sets

Items needed throughout the year:

Items for Women
New sturdy brushes or large tooth combs, ethnic hair care products, deodorant/anti-perspirant, shampoo & conditioner, body washes & sprays, hand & body lotions, feminine hygiene products, socks, underwear, bras, pajamas, robes, slippers.

Baby Products
Disposable diapers (all sizes), baby wipes, baby wash (no shampoo), baby lotion (no oil), powder & diaper rash ointment, pacifiers, bottles & bottle cleaners, baby food (cereal, juice, vegetables, fruit), socks, slippers, onesies, sippy cups, toddler utensils.

Household & Paper Products
Facial tissue (kleenex), tall kitchen & large black garbage bags, fabric softening sheets, food storage bags, lunch bags (zipper closure), paper towels & napkins, all-purpose household cleaners, dish soap, disposable dishware & utensils, 5 & 9 oz. plastic drinking cups.

Food Items
After school snacks (e.g. Goldfish crackers), canned fruit, nursery water & bottled drinking water, bottled & individually boxed 100% juices, baby items (cereal, juice, vegetables, fruit), powdered drink mixes, grocery store gift cards.

Linens, Etc.
Bath towels & washcloths, new pillows (standard size), pillow covers (plastic, zippered), twin sheet sets (x-long 36×80), twin blankets, crib sheets & baby blankets, dish towels.

Craft Items & School Supplies
Colored paper & construction paper, coloring and activity books, glitter & glitter sticks, bottle glue, child-size scissors, washable markers, colored pencils, backpacks, lunch boxes..

To download a PDF version of the list, please click 2014 Crisis Center Wish List.  For more information or to make arrangements for drop-off, please contact Kerri at (708) 429-7255, ext. 126 or kerrit@crisisctr.org.

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Crisis Center 24 Hour Hotline 708-429-SAFE (7233)

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PO Box 39, Tinley Park, IL 60477

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