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Wish List

SPECIAL NEEDS THROUGH THE WINTER MONTHS: cough drops, aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen, chapstick, kleenex packs, small and large antibacterial hand gel, instant oatmeal packs, fresh fruit

Budget-Relieving Wish List for First Light:

Office Products 8.5"X11” white copy paper, Blue and black ink pens, White-out, Highlighters, Manila envelopes for larger mailings, Glue sticks

Cleaning/Laundry Products Disinfectant cleaners, Bleach, Powder laundry detergent, Cleaning cloths, Windex or other hard surface cleaner, Toilet bowl cleaner, Toilet bowl brushes

Food and Kitchen Supplies Breakfast foods (breakfast bars, cereal, individual packets of instant oatmeal and grits, milk, bread, bagels, English muffins, fresh or canned fruit, large plastic jars of jelly and peanut butter) Disposable paper goods (plates, bowls, spoons, forks, knives, cups, napkins) Coffee creamer and sugar, Drink mixes, Decaf coffee (we make 60 cups every morning)

Program Supplies Snacks for group therapy

Personal Items Women's underwear (all sizes needed) Women's deodorant, Hair care products of all kinds, Hairbrushes and combs, Shower caps, Over-the-counter pain relievers (please non-drowsy, alcohol-free, pseudoephedrine-free), Weekly pill organizers, Travel-size shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, soap and lotion, Toothbrushes, Alcohol-free mouthwash, Anti-itch cream, Sewing kits, Makeup of all shades and kinds, Razors and shaving cream, Chapstick, Socks

Wish List

Sponsor a woman moving into permanent housing

Sponsor a kitchen:   

Kitchen towels
Pot holder
Broom, mop and dustpan
4-place setting of silverware and dishes
Small set of knives
Small set of glasses or cups
Basic serving utensils (slotted spoon, spatula, etc.)
Bowls with lids/mixing bowls
Colander
1 pot and 1 skillet
Cookie sheet
Manual can-opener
Small toaster and small coffee pot would be nice
Garbage can and garbage bags (food stamps do not cover paper products or cleaning products)
All-purpose cleaning product
Dishwashing liquid                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

Sponsor a bathroom:

Bath rug
Shower curtain and shower curtain rings
Set of 4 wash cloths/hand towels/bath towels
Small garbage can with garbage bags
Laundry basket
Hand soap and/or dispenser
All-purpose bathroom cleaner
Toilet brush
Plunger

OR: donate department store gift cards so we can use for payment when assisting the ladies with their move

Wish List

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First Light
2230 Fourth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: (205) 323-4277
Fax: (205) 323-8362