511 polo Area nonprofits’ holiday wish list 2012
Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Kansas, 347 S. To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Calculator/adding machine, iPod shuffle, iTune cards, gift certificates for Walmart, Target, Dillons, restaurants, gift shops, fuel, office supplies, folding wheeled tote box.
Envision, 610 N. The mission of Envision is to enhance the personal independence of people who are blind or low vision through employment, low vision rehabilitation, and public and professional education. Art and craft supplies, air dry clay, martial arts white gi (two adult small, two adult medium, one youth large), towels, baby wipes, sponges, acrylic paints, Braille cards, children’s books, board games, Christmas decorations, XBox 360 Kinect, CD player, cookie cutters,
rechargeable batteries, rubber stamps, Paula Deen cookware/bake items/dishes and silverware, Tupperware or storage containers, kitchen timers, hand puppets, permanent markers.
Independent Living Resource Center, 3033 W. Our mission is to empower people with disabilities through advocacy, education and a variety of services. Cash, new or gently used adaptive bath equipment such as shower chairs and transfer benches, new or gently used nonmotorized wheelchairs, Rollator or other walkers, dishes, kitchen utensils, small household appliances, linens and other items for people moving from institutions to their own homes, nutritional supplement shakes such as Ensure. To inspire relationships between individuals with special needs and their typical peers through musical and artistic expression as well as give performance opportunities to those who would normally not have them. Forty red polo shirts in assorted sizes for performers to wear at benefit in January, free printing for programs and mailers, microphone and amp to use in rehearsal, food sponsor for benefit in January, beverage sponsor for benefit in January.
Fundamental Learning Center, 917 S. Disseminates quality research based programs to educate and empower children who struggle with reading, writing or spelling, including children with dyslexia, for the purpose of significantly improving individual literacy. Children’s school supplies including markers, crayons, colored pencil, copier paper, children’s winter hats, gloves and leg warmers, gas cards for parents, cash for scholarships for children living in poverty,
classroom and office supplies.