Support Refugee Services

Thank you for your interest in supporting KJFS
Refugee Services!

There are two main ways you can support Refugee Services: Donating and Volunteering. Please let us know how you would like to be involved!

INTEREST IN DONATING ITEMS?

Items needed (can be donated if in good condition):

 

Furniture:

  • Bedroom Furniture:
    • Bed frame, box spring and mattress (size as needed for composition of family)
    • Mattress sets new or in excellent condition from known party.
    • One dresser for storage of clothing.
    • One lamp per room (minimum) unless installed lighting is adequate; light bulbs as needed
  • Living room furniture:
    • Couch/sofa
    • End table and/or coffee table
    • Floor or table lamps
    • Optional occasional chairs/rocker
    • Bookshelves
  • Kitchen furniture:
    • Kitchen or dining table with chairs to accommodate number of persons in household.

Household items that are required for each apartment:

  • Cleaning Supplies: Cleaning buckets, all-purpose cleaner (e.g. Comet, ALL), dish soap, sponges, scrub brushes, broom/dustpan sets
  • Pillows, sheets, and blankets (based on size/makeup/ages of family)
  • Towels
  • Kitchen items: pots and pans, cutlery, can openers, oven mitts, scissors
  • Personal care items: Adult masks, Disposable razors for men, shampoo, soap, laundry detergent, toilet paper, Vaseline, Band-aids and antibiotic cream like neosporin

Gift cards!

Gift cards are a great way to support new Mainers because we can give it to them to use for their needs. Gift cards could be for: Walmart, Amazon, Hannaford, Shaws, Big Lots, Ocean State Job Lots, Goodwill, Home Goods, or the like.

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furniture-donation

Current Needs:

Small things

Can openers
Brooms & dust pans
Mops
Buckets
Towels – New or used but clean, no tears or stains
Bath mats
Sheets (no king size, please) – New or used but clean, no tears or stains
Blankets – New or used but clean, no tears or stains
Pillows – New or used but clean, in good condition
Shower curtains & rings
Rugs
Lamps
Kettles
Toaster/Toaster oven
Plates and utensils for babies/toddlers
Sippy Cups (new)
Small packs of crayons
Coloring Books
Construction or drawing paper
Cleaning supplies – window cleaner, tile cleaner, all-purpose cleaner, spray bottles, paper towels
Dish Soap
Laundry Detergent
Shampoo
Babyproofing -- Outlet covers, Cabinet latches/locks, Baby gates (new or in excellent condition)
Toys and games for ages 2-10 NOT requiring knowledge of English (e.g. candyland, chutes and ladders, Mr. Potatohead, matching/memory games, tea sets, toy cars) – new or in excellent condition (no missing pieces)

 

Big things

Dressers
Car seats – all sizes/stages - new only, please.