The following is a list of Indianapolis-area not-for-profit organizations and the things each needs most. This is an opportunity for businesses and individuals to make tax-deductible gifts in the spirit of the season. Anyone who wishes to make a contribution should contact the organization directly.
This list is being published through Dec. 21.
Requests should be limited to five items or services (not cash) and should include a contact name, telephone number and e-mail address. Submit requests by e-mail to email@example.com, fax to 263-5406, or mail to Holiday Wish List, Indianapolis Business Journal, 41 E. Washington St., 46204.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, Whitney Snider, 921-2202, firstname.lastname@example.org. Manila folders, bottled water, copy paper, legal pads, sticky tack.
Boone County Senior Services Inc., Susan Ritz, (765) 482-5220, email@example.com. Shelving units, bookshelf, copy paper, small food or fruit baskets.
Care For Kids Foundation, Rene Chamberlain, 257-5437, firstname.lastname@example.org. Backpacks, journals, in-kind gift certificates.
Children’s Bureau Inc., Jennifer Thomas, 274-2700, email@example.com. Bus tickets, beds, basketballs, 2010 pocket-sized calendars, dry-erase markers and boards.
Hendricks Regional Health Foundation, Sue Bogan, 745-7376, firstname.lastname@example.org. New baby/toddler clothing, diapers, wipes, G-rated DVDs, children’s books.
Humane Society of Indianapolis, Christine Jeschke, 872-5650, email@example.com. Disposable latex gloves, canned cat food, cat litter, soft dog treats, classical music or nature-sounds CDs.
Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corp., Vrooke Klejnot, 923-5514, firstname.lastname@example.org. Bike rack, conference room chairs, desk, desktop computers, kitchen cabinets.
NJTL of Indianapolis, Nancy Carr, 575-8803, email@example.com. 11-inch-by-17-inch pastel-colored copy paper, postage stamps, copy paper, Target gift cards, office-supply store gift cards.
100 Black Men of Indianapolis, Emily Lovison, 921-1289, firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers, LCD projector, office-supply gift cards.
American Heart Association, Michelle Wagner, 732-4720, email@example.com. Traffic cones, conference room artwork, commercial paper cutter, volunteers.
Child Advocates, Janet Neighbors, 205-3061, firstname.lastname@example.org. Four laptop computers.
City Solutions Inc., Carol Griffin, 750-9352, email@example.com. Industrial restaurant equipment, industrial dishwasher, commercial space, restaurant furniture, laptop computers.
Coburn Place, Marina Keers, 923-5750, firstname.lastname@example.org. Beds, bedding, discount-store gift cards, paper goods, postage stamps.
Damar Services, David DeWitt, 455-7175, email@example.com. Generator, box truck, clothing, office supplies, treadmill.
Day Nursery Association, Susan Davis, 636-9197, firstname.lastname@example.org. Books, puzzles.
Domestic Violence Network, Terrie Morgan, 972-1086, email@example.com. Flat-screen TV with DVD player, wall-mounted storage cabinets, office-cleaning services, copy paper, ink cartridges.
Elder-Friendly Communities, Ann Allen, 259-6817, firstname.lastname@example.org. Desktop computer, printer, database software, slat wall, grocery gift cards.
Libby Fogle Lunch Bunch, Linda Dunn, 259-6822, email@example.com. Digital camera, video camera, holiday paper goods, board games, tickets for cultural events.
Greenwood Senior Citizens Center, Betty Davis, firstname.lastname@example.org. Portable public-address system, new card tables, 1,600 square feet of carpet, gently used clothing, legal services.
Hamilton Centers Youth Service Bureau Inc., Michele Whelchel@hcysb.org. Diapers, wipes, paper towels, toilet paper, copy paper.
HealthNet Homeless Initiative Program, Sharon Stark, 931-3055, email@example.com. Socks, hats and gloves, gift cards, household items, holiday sponsors for homeless families.
Hope Academy, Gale Stone, firstname.lastname@example.org. Digital camera, paint canvases, picture frames, magazine subscriptions, daily meditation books.
Lord’s Pantry at Anna’s House, Julie Molloy, 710-0347, email@example.com. Folding chairs, folding tables, vinyl flooring, box truck, free-standing copier.
Lutheran Child and Family Services, Patrick Jamison, 359-5467, firstname.lastname@example.org. Socks, T-shirts, brassieres, toothbrushes, school uniform shirts.
Marion County Fairgrounds, Ron Phillips, (317)698-3868, email@example.com. Window sign painter, white exterior paint, custom canvas awning.
Morris-Butler House, Gwendolen Raley, 639-4534, firstname.lastname@example.org. Metal utility shelving, fax machine, water-heater jacket, kitchen stools, garbage disposal.
Old Bethel United Methodist Church, Ron Phillips, 698-3868, email@example.com. Multiple CD duplicator, 12 CD players.
Peace Learning Center, Gina Woods, 327-7144, firstname.lastname@example.org. Ceiling repair, painting services, floor refinishing, retaining wall, color cartridges for HP laser printers.
Primary Colours, Hugh Vandivier, 627-0068, email@example.com. Copier, printer, microwave, chairs for conference table, computer.
Project Home Indy, Emily Styron, 409-2427, firstname.lastname@example.org. Two refrigerators, accounting services, brochure-design services, pots and pans, two washing machines.
Albert & Sara Reuben ElderSource Program, Lori Moss, email@example.com. Laptop computer, grocery gift cards, copy paper, modular storage, postage stamps.
Riviera Club, Traci Lipp, 255-5471, firstname.lastname@example.org. Digital camera, riding lawn mower, four-person golf cart, LCD projector, building signage.
Ronald McDonald House of Indiana Inc., Aaron Carmichael, 269-2247, email@example.com. Walkie-talkie system, washer and dryer, valet carts, portable sound system, cash register.
Special Olympics Indiana, Amanda Shelley, 713-4291, firstname.lastname@example.org. Restaurant gift certificates, bottled water, lanyards, zip ties, lumber.
Starfish Initiative, 955-7913, email@example.com. Vehicle wrap for van, audio-visual equipment, camera, garbage disposal, Bunn coffeemaker.
Tangram, Kathy McClure, 968-9033, firstname.lastname@example.org. Bus passes, gas cards, laptop computers, laundry soap, volunteers.
Assistance League of Indianapolis, Barbara Zurek, 872-1010, email@example.com. Grant writer, information technology consultant, software, books for students in grades K-6, printing services.
Fairbanks, Katy Crichlow Cummings, 572-9398, firstname.lastname@example.org. Salesgenie.com registrations, six portable CD players, yoga music CDs, art supplies, sports equipment.
Flanner House, Myron Richardson, 925-4231, email@example.com. Nintendo Wii, outdoor awning, children’s cots, healthy pre-packaged snacks, IndyGo bus passes.
Girls Inc., Alison Schumacher, 522-2603, firstname.lastname@example.org. “Green” project materials, Goodwill gift certificates, T-shirt printing services.
Indianapolis Senior Center Inc., Rick France, 263-6270, email@example.com. American flags, long-handled shovel, long-handled garden hoe, weather radio with alert, office-supply gift cards.
Jackson Center for Conductive Education, Melanie DePoy, 834-0200, firstname.lastname@example.org. New computers, digital camera, postage, privacy curtains for changing area, employee lockers.
Partners in Housing Development Corp., Caroline Richardson, 633-1861, email@example.com. Furniture, lawn-maintenance equipment, trailer, large-screen TV, monthly half-fare bus passes.
Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center, Jenna Wachtmann, 639-6106, firstname.lastname@example.org. Mini-bus, shelving units, file cabinets with locks/keys, metal rolling carts, commercial refrigerator.
United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana, Donna Roberts, 632-3561, email@example.com. Volunteers, Web designer/manager, document scanner, committee and board members.
Agape Therapeudic Riding Resources Inc., Debbie Laird, 773-7433, firstname.lastname@example.org. Yard-Man gas blower-vacuum, cordless Grasshog trimmer and edger, white copy paper, senior horse feed, gift cards.
CICOA Aging & In-Home Solutions, Dana Robinson, 803-6019, email@example.com. Eighteen-gallon plastic storage containers, 6-inch poinsettias, refrigerator, gas range.
Central Indiana Land Trust, Maria Steiner, 631-5263, firstname.lastname@example.org. GPS unit, surveying services, environmental assessment services, appraisal services, advertising expertise.
Champ Camp, JoBeth Zimmerman, 331-6547, email@example.com. Radios, LCD projector, new computer, 12 chairs for conference table, camera.
Craine House, Robin Long-Jordan, 925-2833, firstname.lastname@example.org. Postage stamps, IndyGo bus passes, handyman repairs, diapers, legal aid for residents.
Dayspring Center, Cheryl Herzog, 635-6780, email@example.com. Milk, lemonade/iced tea mix, butter or margarine, disposable diapers, deodorant.
Dyslexia Indiana, Sylvia McGhee, 545-5451, firstname.lastname@example.org. Matching conference chairs, executive desk, space heaters, cooling fans, small folding tables.
HVAF of Indiana Inc., Tina Shelley, 951-0688, email@example.com. Non-perishable food items, personal hygiene items, winter garments, towels, pillows and cases.
Heritage Place of Indianapolis Inc., Ruth Ann Schroeder, 283-6662, firstname.lastname@example.org. Dry-erase markers and cleaner, white and colored paper, postage stamps, tractor-feed labels and paper, paper or foam cups.
Indianapolis Early Learning Center, Amanda Byrd, email@example.com. Macintosh computer, picnic table, digital cameras, laser printer.
Indy Reads, M. Travis DiNicola, 275-4035, firstname.lastname@example.org. Desktop laser printer, desktop printer/copier combo, boxes of 11-inch-by-17-inch paper, collapsible luggage hand cart, white board.
Mental Health America of Greater Indianapolis, Amy Tobias, 251-0005, email@example.com. Digital camera, copy paper, stainless-steel dinner forks and teaspoons, printing and embroidery services, assistance with crisis communications plan.
Noble of Indiana, Rita Davis, 375-4256, firstname.lastname@example.org. Nintendo Wii, sports equipment, rocking chairs, bean bag chairs, DVD/VCR player.
Sheltering Wings, Mary Williams, 718-0735, email@example.com. Tickets for cultural events, gas cards, car kits, tissue paper, postage stamps.
Shepherd Community Center, Mary Jo Hein, 375-0203, firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers.
St. Mary’s Child Center, Shannon Marschak, 635-1491, email@example.com. Double-sided tape, Wal-Mart gift cards, copy paper, washable paint, volunteers.
Sycamore Services Inc., Marcia Lynch, 664-7075, firstname.lastname@example.org. Laptop computers, scanners, printers, conference room table and chairs.
Training Inc., Samantha Cappadona, 264-6740, email@example.com. Winter coats, bus passes, one-gigabyte flash drives, grocery gift cards, refrigerator.
Trusted Mentors, Jeri Warner, 985-5041, firstname.lastname@example.org. Large white board, conference table, one-inch, three-ring binders, tickets to community events, $5 gift cards.
The Villages, Kelly Young, 753-3258, email@example.com. New baby and children’s clothing, books, games, toys, art supplies.
The Wellness Community-Central Indiana, Kathleen Spears, 257-1505, firstname.lastname@example.org. Printer ink for HP Officejet Pro K550, white copy paper, nine-inch-by-12-inch mailing envelopes, yoga mats, volunteer receptionist.•