The Village of Palos Park Winter Charity Drive
December 1st, 2012- January 31st, 2013
The Village of Palos Park is holding a
Winter Charity Drive from December 1st, 2012-January 31st, 2013. The
Crisis Center for South Suburbia is a non-profit organization that
provides emergency shelter and other essential services for individuals
and families victimized by domestic violence. If you would like to
provide an in-kind donation, please select items from the list below.
Donations can be dropped off at the Village Hall lobby located at 8999
W. 123rd Street as well as the Recreation Center located at 8901 W.
Items in immediate need for the shelter:
Women’s underwear (we’re completely out!)
& socks, new hair brushes, tampons, Size 5 and 6 diapers (not pull ups),
women’s fall/winter pajamas, baby head-to-toe wash, baby lotion, baby
Items in immediate need for the
transitional housing program:
Plungers, cleaning supplies, kitchen dish
towels, baking sheets, cooking utensils, baking dishes, and pots & pans.
Items needed throughout the year:
Items for Women
New combs & brushes, ethnic hair care products, deodorant/anti-perspirant,
razors & shaving cream, body washes & sprays, hand & body lotions,
feminine hygiene products, socks, underwear, bras, pajamas, robes,
Disposable diapers (all sizes – not pull ups), baby wipes, baby wash (no
shampoo), baby lotion (no oil), powder & diaper rash ointment, bottles &
bottle cleaners, baby food (cereal, juice, vegetables, fruit), socks,
slippers, onesies, sippy cups, toddler utensils.
Household & Paper Products
Tall kitchen & large black garbage bags, fabric softening sheets, food
storage bags, lunch bags (zipper closure), facial tissue, paper towels &
napkins, all-purpose household cleaners, dish soap, disposable dishware
& utensils, 5 & 9 oz. plastic drinking cups.
After school snacks (e.g. Goldfish crackers), canned fruit, nursery
water & bottled drinking water, bottled & individually boxed 100%
juices, baby items (cereal, juice, vegetables, fruit), powdered drink
mixes, grocery store gift cards.
Bath towels & washcloths, new pillows
(standard size), pillow covers (plastic, zippered), twin sheet sets
(x-long 36×80), twin blankets, crib sheets & baby blankets, dish towels.
Craft Items & School Supplies
Colored paper & construction paper, glitter & glitter sticks, bottle
glue, child-size scissors, washable markers, colored pencils, backpacks,