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Needs List 2017

Henderson Settlement has many needs throughout the year.  It would take pages to list all the things we use across all the different departments.  If you would like to support a specific area, you may designate financial gifts to that department.  We will make sure your gift helps fund that area.  If you would like to fund more specific items, consider the list below.  Be aware that we are able to purchase items tax exempt and may be able to find a better price than the retail market.

In-Kind Donations:  We accept many different items that you may have, even cars and trucks.  Since some items need special consideration, please call us if you have specific questions.

All Departments: Copy paper (letter size), garbage bags, cleaning supplies, general operating funds

4-drawer fire-proof filing cabinets

Agriculture: Funds to purchase Hay Baler, Seeds for the Greenhouse

Community Outreach:
Fans, paper products, bleach, detergent, dishwashing liquid, heavy duty mops & brooms, dishwasher detergent

Food Pantry:  Self-rising flour, corn meal, sugar, cooking oil, canned meats (tuna, chicken, etc.), cereal, peanut butter, beef stew, instant potatoes, macaroni and cheese, canned fruits.

Personal Supplies:  Soap, shampoo, kerosene or electric heaters

Women's Fellowship: Craft supplies

Youth Ministries: School Supplies and Backpacks

Baby Pantry: Diapers all sizes, pull-ups, wipes, baby wash, lotion, infant gas drops, teething pills, teething toys, baby thermometers, wash cloths and towels, onesies and sleepers, clothing (newborn-6T), underwear (2T-6T), socks for infants and toddlers, spill proof sipper cups, baby food (fruit-stage 2), Ziploc baggies (Quart).  Booster seats, infant carriers for newborns, car seats, playpens, high chairs with cushions, swings with cushions, safety gates, walkers, learning toys and books.
Please check for recalls as many older items are not considered safe. Car seats cannot be more than four years old.

Library:  Children's, adult fiction, historical romances, and young adult books (ages 12-15).

Mission Outreach:
Work Camp:  18 volt or higher cordless drills, Fiberglass step-ladders 6'–8', extension ladders, scaffolding, plastic saw horses, 30"-48" metal break/bending machine.

Craft Shop
: Round clothing racks, display shelving for floor or walls.

Thrift Stores:  Clothes (especially men’s jeans), housewares, knick-knacks and furniture, linens, bedspreads, pillows, home decorations, new toys for Christmas.  Request only clean and useable items.

Maintenance: 4 wheel drive pickup with snow plow, 3 tier scaffolding, 12" compound miter saw, 7 ¼" worm drive saw, ½ drive hammer drill. 

Housing: Washing machines & Clothers dryers