"Little, by little, a little becomes a lot." ~Tanzanian proverb
Below are lists of consumable items, equipment and furniture needed by Erie County Nonprofit Agencies. Please remember them when you are preparing to donate items or when you take advantage of a great bargain. If you have items to contribute, you may contact the agency directly, or call The Volunteer Center for assistance, 419-627-0074.
NON-PROFIT AGENCIES BELOW: Please contact The Volunteer Center to add your agency's items to the "Wish List" page.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF ERIE COUNTY 431 Columbus Ave., Sandusky 419-624-9250 Lisa.Dudukovich@bgcsandusky.org NEED: Outdoor Items: Basketballs, Footballs, Multi-purpose Balls, Jump ROpes (Regular & Double Dutch), Hula Hoops, Chalk Frisbees, Jerseys, Storage Shed Indoor Games: Ping Pong Table & Accessories, Hand Weights, Pool Sticks, Pool Table, Tumbling Mats, Ballet Bar Arts & Crafts: Poster Boards, Bulletin Board Items, Paper (white & colored), Construction Paper, Glue & Glue Sticks, Markers, Clay, Watercolors, Small Paint Brushes, Educational Supplies: Board Games (with all pieces), Pencils, Electric Pencil Sharpener, Sketchbooks, Erasers, Staplers, Scissors, 3x5 Note Cards, Journals, Folders, 3-ring Binders, Books, Janitor's Closet Supplies: Paper Towels, Blue Shop Towels, Toilet Paper, Goo-Gone, Disinfecting Wipes, Kleenex, Trash Bags, Vacuum Cleaner, Cleaning Supplies, Buckets, P, Mops Social Recreation Supplies: Blue Ray DVD Player, DVD's (G or PG-rated), Wii Video Games (E-rated), Xbox Video Games (E-rated), PA Speakers, Floor Monitors, Headphones Office Supplies: Postage Stamps, Blue & Black Ink Pens, Copy Paper, Sharpies, Tape (Masking & Scotch), 3-ring Binders, Scissors, Stapler, Staples, AA & AAA Batries Kitchen Supplies: Pots & Pans, Serving Utensils, Heavy Duty Foil & Foil Food Pans, Beverages & Snacks, Storage Racks & Bins, Plastic Sporks, Napkins, Foil Serving Pans, Paper Plates Personal Hygiene Supplies: Socks, Combs, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Shampoo, Soap, Deodorant, Washer & Dryer Gift Cards Landscaping Items: Plants, Tools
CANCER SERVICES OF ERIE COUNTY 1122 Perkins Avenue, Sandusky 419-555-3210 firstname.lastname@example.org
NEED: Medical supplies such as dressings, tapes, latex gloves, ostomy supplies, bed pads, pull-ups and belted undergarments. Medical equipment including wheelchairs, walkers, bedside commodes, shower benches, raised toilet seats, electric beds.
HUMANE SOCIETY OF ERIE COUNTY 1911 Superior St., Sandusky 419-626-6620
NEED: DRY kitten food, Stainless Steel Cleaner, PUPPY food, DRY dog food, 13 Gallon Heavy Duty garbage bags, Scrub sponges, Wand cat toys, New Cat and Dog Toys, #5164 Avery Shipping Labels, Wet cat food (non-fish pate), Non-clumping litter, Bleach, Laundry detergent, Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, Empty shoe boxes, Odo Ban Gallon Bottles - (Sam's Club), Lysol floor cleaner - dark brown bottles, Clean baskets (to use as gift baskets), Dog/Cat brushes, Towels, Bright Colored Paper.
THE VOLUNTEER CENTER OF ERIE COUNTY 604 W. Washington St., Sandusky 419-627-00074 Karen.Camella@gmail.com
NEED: Small travel size bars of soap, lotion, shampoo, combs, brushes - for OVH and VOA "We Care Bags"