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Wish List

If you have questions about making an in-kind donation (goods and materials), please contact our Shelter Advocate by phone at 802-888-2584 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Our wish list consists of the items that we most need right now. These are things that are invaluable to our shelter and services.  Review the full wish list here!

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. !  You''ll receive about 1-2 emails each month with event news, volunteer updates, and action alerts that help you become a trailblazer for Clarina! Your email is kept confidential: no contact information is shared, sold, or rented.

Shelter needs are constant—thanks for thinking of us!

  • Towels and washcloths
  • Energy efficient light bulbs
  • Toilet paper
  • Laundry Soap (Pods, high efficiency)
  • Dishwasher Soap (Pods)
  • Garbage bags
  • New trash cans (indoor: small /medium)
  • Rubber gloves
  • Gas and food gift cards
  • Postage
  • Copy paper
  • Support SAF-T: Outdoor dog kennels, fencing supplies, folding dog & cat kennels for guest rooms, airtight food container
  • Hygiene: feminine products, toothbrushes,
  • Full sized toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant
  • New underwear / socks (women /children)
  • Small hand tools (drill, pliers, hammer)
  • Purple tablecloths (for special events)
  • Support GEMS programming (Gathering to Explore Mastery of Skills) for shelter guests.  GEMS needs supplies for holistic shelter activities like workout mats, fitness DVDs & books
  • Adopt a Room: select a common area or guest room with a gift providing an entire year's support

Due to space constraints, we are unable to accept

  • Trial / travel sized products
  • Used clothing, toys, and furniture

Community Space

Clarina is opening a community center soon! The Center will provide a space for advocacy services, outreach, and supervised visitation. The items below will be used to enhance and improve this new space!  Please contact us with questions about these items by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone: 802-888-2584 x113. 

 Baby Items: 

Changing Table 

Stacking Rings 

Baby’s First Blocks/Sorting Blocks

*Other

 

Toys/Games: 

 

Games and Puzzles for Preschoolers: (Ages 2-7) 

Hi Ho Cherry-O

Memory Matching Games

Candy Land

Don’t Break The Ice

Ants in the Pants

Go Fish

*Other 

 

Games and Puzzles for Older Children (Age 8+) 

Mousetrap

Clue

Sorry

Life

Phase 10

Uno

Yahtzee 

Jenga

*Other 

 

Arts & Crafts

 

White or Multi-Color Paper

Construction Paper

Crayons

Markers 

Colored Pencils

Coloring books

Stickers 

Stamps

Child Safety Scissors

Play Dough 

*Other

 

* Other age appropriate games/puzzles or items are appreciated!

 

Books: 

 

Board Books for Infants

Books of all genres for all ages (Ages 2-18) 

Book Shelf 

 

Other Toys (Smoke free homes please)

Baby Dolls

Baby Doll accessories (clothes, bottles etc) 

Legos

Duplo Lego Blocks 

Kitchen Set

 

Large Items

Child sized table and chairs

Sofa (From pet & smoke free homes only.) 

Table 

Chairs (From pet & smoke free homes only.)

Flat Screen Television

DVD player

Wii Game System

Shelves

Lamps

Plants

Desks

Microwave

Refrigerator 

 

 

** Gift cards to Staples, Wal*Mart or Toys R Us are greatly accepted and appreciated so that items can be purchased new for our new community center.**

 

Thank you!

Clarina Howard Nichols Center is a non-profit organization (501c3), and all donations are tax deductible. 

Clarina does not sell or trade donor information to any third-party.

Wish List

If you have questions about making an in-kind donation (goods and materials), please contact our Shelter Advocate by phone at 802-888-2584 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  Our wish list consists of the items that we most need right now. These are things that are invaluable to our shelter and services.  Review the full wish list here!

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. !  You''ll receive about 1-2 emails each month with event news, volunteer updates, and action alerts that help you become a trailblazer for Clarina! Your email is kept confidential: no contact information is shared, sold, or rented.

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