Ongoing requests:

Our Blessings Boxes can ALWAYS use some LOVE! If you are in a position to help, we would greatly appreciate it. We need:

Cereal
Hot chocolate
Fruit snacks
Granola bars
Canned fruit
PB&J
Pasta sauce
Boxed potatoes
Veggies
Soup
Crackers
Canned chili
Canned ravioli
Syrup
Pancake mix
Juice

We have FOUR active Blessings Box locations:

8757 S. Kolmar in Hometown,

First United Methodist Church in Evergreen Park at 94th and Homan,

First United Methodist Church of Oak Lawn at 100th and Central,

and Wesleyan Community Church at 88th and Austin in Oak Lawn

 

We also sponsor monthly hair cutting events at local shelters. Our clients are also able to visit our "store" and pick up items they need at no charge.

To keep stocked, we rely on donations from our friends and followers. The items we need most are:

Small first aid kits

Q-tips

Travel size baby and Gold Bond powder

Baby wipes

Shaving cream

Nail clippers and files

Hair brushes (no combs, please - we have thousands)

Cough drops, hard candy, and gum

Book bags

Purses

Reusable water bottles

Decks of cards

Reusable shopping bags

*NEW* socks

Notebooks

Bandaids

Neosporin

Sensodyne

 

Our urgent requests are found on our Facebook page and updated in real time - if you haven't already - please follow us.