The following is a list of Indianapolis-area not-for-profits and the things each needs most. Wish List is our effort to help connect not-for-profits with people who can help them. Anyone who wishes to contribute should contact the organization directly.
Bethany Christian Services, Joseph Schulz, 317-502-1659, firstname.lastname@example.org. Retail gift cards, infant/toddler car seats, child-size hats/gloves/scarves, school/classroom items.
Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Sarah Estell, 317-829-1765, email@example.com. Disposable masks (adult), disposable masks (child), disposable gloves, reusable work gloves.
Heart and Soul Clinic, Lisa Kreag, 317-804-5782, firstname.lastname@example.org. Dental operatory chair, laptop, large flat-screen monitor for wall.
Horizon House, Marcie Luhigo, 317-396-6394, marcieL@horizonhouse.cc. New men’s underwear (M to 2XL), men’s and women’s gloves, all sizes men’s new or used coats.
Indiana United Methodist Children’s Home, Susan Bennett, 765-482-5900, email@example.com. Gift cards to restaurants/stores in $10 to $20 increments, tickets to holiday events, towels and washcloths, board games for older teens, twin size bedspreads and sheets.
Institute for Affordable Transportation, William Austin, 317-213-1088, firstname.lastname@example.org. Gift cards for volunteers ($5-$20), 4-by-8 sheets of 3/4-inch thick plywood, garage floor coating (900 square feet), asset tracking devices, 4-by-8 sheets of insulation board (1.5 to 3 inches thick).
St. Mary’s Early Childhood Center, Shannon Mason, 317-361-4882, email@example.com. Children’s underwear sizes 4-8, children’s socks, children’s pants sizes 4-8, copy paper, Kroger gift cards.
The Villages, Sarah Cline, 317-775-6500, firstname.lastname@example.org. New toys for infants to children up to age 12, gift cards for youth and young adults aged 13 to 23, all sizes diapers/Pull-Ups/wipes, all sizes new shoes, household Items (pots and pans, dish sets, drinking glasses).
Added Dec. 17
Humane Society for Boone County, Susan Austin, 317-408-8382, email@example.com. Reams of 8 1/2-by-11 multiple purpose copy paper, Forever stamps, paper towels, antibacterial wipes, gallon zip-lock plastic bags.
Lutheran Child and Family Services of Indiana/Kentucky Inc., Barbara Walters, 317-359-5467, firstname.lastname@example.org. Household items including small kitchen appliances and kitchen/bath towels, non-perishable foods, personal hygiene items, volunteers for Sharing Place Food Pantry.
Added Dec. 24
Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center, Dyla Harris, 317-672-3393, email@example.com. Dodge balls, art supplies, young adult books, school supplies, science kits.
Girl Scouts of Central Indiana, Rose Leila Johnson, 317-924-6816, firstname.lastname@example.org. Youth-size life jackets, hot dog roasting forks, lifeguard rescue noodles, band-aids and first aid supplies, solar-powered string lights and fans.
National Junior Tennis and Learning of Indianapolis, Dax Lowery, 317-287-9403, email@example.com. New junior tennis racquets, smarter tennis balls (red), new tennis balls, mini portable tennis nets, tennis ball hopper/basket.
Outreach Unlimited Inc., Anthony Wright Sr., 317-417-5238, firstname.lastname@example.org. Twenty-five fishing poles, 25 tackle boxes, book bags, four sets of horseshoes, 25 sets of hats and gloves.
Society of St. Andrew, Dawn Barnes, 317-279-5119, email@example.com. Volunteer gleaners for the Downtown Winter Farmers Markets, gardening knives, non-scented trash bags.
Women4Change Indiana, Rima Shahid, 317-308-8910, Rima@women4changeindiana.org. Mac Book Pro, Apple monitor, conference table, reception chairs, hard drive.•