Monthly Archives: July 2016

Welcome Supplies Drive for Vermont Refugees

The Weybridge Church will be hosting a household supply drive for the USCRI/Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program on August 5-6. We are looking for new and like new items to help refugee families adjust to their new life in Vermont. Items should be clean and in working condition. We cannot make repairs or launder items. Please donate only what you would give to a friend!

WHEN: Friday, August 5th, 4-7 pm and Saturday, August 6th, 8 am-12 pm

WHERE: Weybridge Congregational Church, 2790 Weybridge Rd

WHY: to graciously and warmly welcome newcomers to our state!

WHAT: supplies to help set up a new household!

 

Accepted Donations

Kitchen: dishes, glasses, silverware, pots, pans, woks, rice cookers, cooking utensils, mixing bowls, can openers

Bathroom: bath towels, bath mats, shower curtains* and rings, toilet paper*, facial tissue*

Bedroom: sheet sets (twin or double), comforters, blankets, pillows*, pillowcases

Cleaning supplies*: mops, buckets, brooms, dustpans, toilet brush and holder, wastebaskets, trash bags, paper towels, dish soap, sponges, kitchen cleanser, all-purpose cleaner, laundry detergent

Personal hygiene*: toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, deodorant, disposable razors, sanitary napkins, diapers (cloth or disposable), band aids

* Indicates that we can only accept NEW items.

 

It’s hard to say No, thank you,” but we graciously CANNOT ACCEPT:

Furniture, Electronics, or Clothing

 

 

This event is done in partnership with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants/Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to helping refugees and immigrants in the United States since 1911.

 
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