Public Notice

Ceaco

1715 E. Sixth, Ste. 100, 472-5575

  • Freezer & refrigerator & non-perishable food (especially crackers, canned milk, canned tuna, canned chicken, any kind of canned meat and fruit), fixings for Christmas dinner, turkeys, chickens, hams, baked goods
  • Winter clothing for Clothes Closet -- "gently worn"
  • Clothing suitable for job interviews and office attire
  • Blankets
  • Toilet Paper, soap (bath, laundry, dish), diapers
  • Christmas presents such as: For men: socks, gloves, toiletries; for women: cologne, shampoo, socks, gloves, scarves, toiletries; For teens: one size fits all sweats, T-shirts, toiletries, socks, gloves, backpacks; For kids: educational toys, books, socks, pajamas.
  • Christmas wrapping materials and decorations


Meals on Wheels

2222 Rosewood, 470-MEAL

  • Canned goods
  • Adult clothing items
  • New van
  • Blankets, portable heaters
  • Hard look at the plight of the elderly and disabled
  • "Christmas Goodies" for our recipients


Extend-A-Care for Kids

55 N. I-35, 472-9402

  • Lateral file cabinet for personnel files
  • Volunteers to help stock retail stores with holiday cards from Extend-A-Care for Kids, Dec. 19-24.
  • Computer keyboards, VGA monitors, systems no lower than 386 or 486
  • Copier with sorter and collator


Out Youth Austin

1117 Red River, 708-1234

  • Books and current magazines, tapes, CDs, and videos
  • Postage meter, Electric typewriter
  • Flat bed scanner and ZIP drive for Macintosh
  • Multi-line phone/PBX system & hands-free headsets
  • Plain paper fax machine
  • PR & graphic design assistance
  • Employee health benefits
  • Tolerance


Family Eldercare

3710 Cedar , 450-0844

  • New blankets for the elderly without family
  • Holiday gift wrap
  • Volunteers to purchase a gift and visit elderly or disabled client
  • Cash donations to purchase gifts for our clients


C.A.R.E.

1633 E. Second, 473-2273 x. 110

  • Movie passes
  • Toiletry packs
  • 10-12 strings of outside holiday lights, preferably 10-12 feet in length
  • Large, covered outside barbecue grill, suitable for cooking for group of 20-30


Mary Lee Foundation

1339 Lamar Square, 443-5777

  • Gifts for the children of Mary Lee:
  • There are 17 boys who would like things like: boomboxes, RC cars, baseball gloves & bats; Rollerblades, Gameboys, regulation size footballs, radios, race car tracks, Turbo Ranger Zords, piano type keyboards, jigsaw puzzles, Nerf basketball/goals, shirts, pants, music tapes, Legos, skateboards, and a locking toolbox.
  • There are 19 girls who would like things like: radio/tape player/headphones, Selena CDs, Selena dolls, Selena books, Boyz II Men CD, tapes of All For One, TLC and Brandy, jewelry boxes w/ jewelry, stuffed animals, older 4-wheel rollerskates, baby dolls, barrettes & bows for hair, hair mousse, CK1 perfume, RC cars, backpacks, clogs, UT cheerleader Barbie (black), AM/FM flashlight radios, remote control cars, subscriptions to Teen, Tickle Me Elmo, dresses, sweaters, jeans, watches, Baby All-Gone (black), and a doll that blinks. Humane Society 124 W. Anderson, 837-7985
  • Cleaning supplies: window cleaner, liquid dish soap, etc., paper towels, liquid laundry detergent
  • Towels, sheets, blankets, heating pads
  • Retractable water hose wheels, high pressure water spray hose
  • Color print film, 35mm 400


ASA Cornerstone Gay & Lesbian Center

1117 Red River, 708-1515

  • Webpage software -- Adobe Page Mill
  • Large Dry Erase boards, bulletin boards, and pamphlet holders
  • Six six-foot folding tables with chairs, picnic tables
  • Overhead projector
  • (Please call for type and colors) Interior and exterior paint, Lighting fixtures, Wood fencing
  • Club Skirt and reception area volunteers


Austin Habitat for Humanity

310 Comal, Ste. 100, 472-8788

  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Truck in good condition
  • Optical level (transit)
  • 11/2 HP portable compressor (for pneumatic tools) with tee and two 50" hoses
  • Four 4' levels and three 6' levels
  • Scanner
  • Three come-alongs for concrete work
  • One bull float with ratcheting handle for concrete work (Marshalltown brand)
  • Industrial ice machine for full-size freezer
  • Site supervisors: to lead the construction efforts of volunteers in building a Habitat house. Must be skilled in construction, leadership, and enjoy working with volunteers. Commitment: 4-5 months, 10 hours/ week.


Manos De Cristo

1200 Willow, 477-7454

  • New toothbrushes
  • Blankets/jackets
  • Instructional TV/VCR
  • English as a Second Language class sponsorship, on-line sponsorship


Waterloo Counseling Center

1524 S. I-35, Ste. 218, 444-9922

  • Macintosh computer
  • Laptop computer
  • Filing cabinets that lock
  • Stereo with detachable speakers
  • Rolling desk chairs
  • Volunteers


Artists' Coalition of Austin

1705 Guadalupe, Ste. 103, 258-6486

  • Slide projector
  • Print drying rack and flat tiles for printmaking
  • Case of 85-watt Spot Lights
  • Art books
  • Dry mount press
  • 1001 art patrons


HIV Wellness Center

4301 North I-35, 467-0088

  • Candles of all types
  • Fireplace screens
  • White indoor-outdoor holiday lights
  • Discarded items for client or agency use


YWCA

1524 S. I-35, Ste. 315, 326-1222

  • Windows 95 software package, memory chips, and CD ROM drives, and PCI network card for IBM
  • Free Internet service
  • Website upkeep
  • Picture/certificate frames
  • Artwork for walls
  • 50 medium-sized Christmas stockings
  • Perfumes, toiletries, nail polish
  • Football or basketball cards, Hotwheels, fluorescent pens, pencils, erasers, bubbles, Koosh balls, stickers, activity books, and journals


Austin Sierra Club -- Inner City Outings

1302-C Hollow Creek, 916-9479

  • Hiking boots, walking shoes, socks/children's sizes
  • Day packs, water bottles, and first aid kits
  • Flashlights
  • Children's rain gear (ponchos, jackets, trousers)


Center for Battered Women

PO Box 19454, 385-5181, ext. 217

  • Multi-ethnic dolls, non-violent books, toys & games, sports balls/equipment
  • Backpacks
  • Walkman radios/tape players
  • Passes to movies, bowling, sporting events
  • Gift certificates for stores, services, and groceries
  • Warm clothing, accessories in all sizes, including extra large; costume jewelry, watches


Legal Aid

205 W. Ninth, Ste. 200, 476-7244

  • Pens, Post-it notes
  • Filing cabinets, legal size file folders
  • Video camera
  • Micro-cassette recorders
  • Plain paper fax machine


Connections

837 W. 12th, 495-7467

  • Plain-paper fax machine
  • Library shelves
  • Help installing carpeting and painting
  • Four new tires for the Resource Center on Wheels van
  • Free maintenance on our A/C
  • Child-safe indoor plants and outdoor landscaping
  • Aquarium and ongoing maintenance


Project Transitions, Inc.

7101-B Woodrow, 454-8646

  • Landscaping, plants
  • Picnic table
  • Paper towels
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Tickets for the movie theatre
  • Office supplies


Health Care for the Homeless

501 E. Eighth, 476-1111 ext. 46

  • Men's socks, gloves, hats, scarves, coats/raincoats, and sweaters
  • Jeans or old pants
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste


Pediatric AIDS League

PO Box 9930, 892-4776

  • Activity table for toddlers
  • Baby shampoo, oil, lotion, baby bath, diaper wipes, medium and large diapers, training pants, and pull-ups
  • Paper towels
  • Latex gloves -- large
  • Videos and books
  • Dolls and stuffed animals, balls (soccer, football, basketball), puzzles, board games, action figures, art supplies, outside toys, and riding toys


Casa Marianella

821 Gunter, 385-5571

  • Christmas lights and decorations
  • New bedding, blankets, towels
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Winter clothing for men
  • Hats, scarves, gloves, cold weather items for all ages
  • New truck (or new to us)
  • Stereo with tape player
  • Coffee makers and coffee
  • Silverware (forks, knives, and spoons)


Salvation Army

501 E. Eighth, 476-1111

  • Educational games, craft supplies, cards, puzzles
  • Children's backpacks
  • Strollers, cribs, baby beds
  • Day room furniture and TV trays
  • Computer disks, Internet provider
  • 35mm camera and film
  • Camcorder and VCR


Next week: Holiday Wish Lists, Part Two

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