Saturday, June 25, 2011



We are hoping to bless the children of Ethiopia when we travel to meet "K" and I want to share how YOU CAN HELP LOVE ON THESE KIDDOS IN ET!!!!   Our goal is to fill FOUR suitcases of needed items that we can take to various orphanages!....and we travel in just 21 DAYS!!!!
These donations will go to children in the orphanage where "K" is currently staying, the orphanage he was in before coming to this current Transition House, as well as a couple other orphanages that our agency networks with.  We would also like to bless the orphanage for the older children with AWAA (our agency).

Feel free to provide any of the items below......or, if you prefer, you can send a financial donation toward the children's needs and we will purchase the items for you!

Here are the donations we are seeking:
1.   Iron drops
2.   A+D diaper ointment, diaper rash and all purpose skincare formula
3.   Diapers (for up to 30 pounds)
4.   Unscented baby wipes
5.   Powder Formula with DHA/RHA
6.   Enfamil and Similac lactose free formula
       *  other lactose free formulas with identical nutritional value also accepted, including: 
           a.  Kirkland brand from Costco
           b.  Target's generic formula
           c.   Parent's Choice formula from Wal-Mart 
Soy based or other special formulas are also acceptable as long as they are the above-mentioned brands

7.  Children's clothing (new or slightly used); both genders; 0-8 yrs old.  Needs include day clothes (especially pants), pajamas, underwear, and shoes...girls clothes (18-24 mos) is now covered!
8.  Bath towels for children
9.  Toys to stimulate babies such as colorful objects, rattles, etc, that are appropriate for babies up to 2 years
10.  Children's DVDs, especially educational or spiritually based movies
11.  Children's devotional books and books with spiritual and character building focus
12.  Devotional books for older children
13.  Hair shavers (3 needed)
14.  Hand sanitizer
15.  SCRUBS - nannies wear scrubs while working (sizes small and medium)

Medications/Medical Donation Needs
16.  Multi-vitamins
           a.  Tri-vi-sol (0-6 months)
           b.  Poly-vi-sol (6 months - 2 years)
           c.  Chewable multi-vitamin (2-9 years)
           d.  Adult mulitvitamin (9 years plus)
17.  Tylenol (acetaminophen)
           a.  Infants
           b.  Children
           c.  Suppository
18. Baby nose saline spray
19. Neosporin
20.  Syringes for giving medicine
21.  Plastic and Latex disposable gloves
22.  Mouth and nose masks
23.  Benadryl liquid/elixir
24.  Permetherin for scabies
25.  Lice kits
26.  Toothbrushes, toothpastes, dental floss

*PLEASE check the expiration date on all donation items as expired items will be discarded upon receipt and cannot be used.          


We would be HAPPY to love on these children in your honor!  We need to have the items no later than July 13th, but the sooner the better (to help us organize the packing)!

Contact me with questions or arrangements for pick-up:


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