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Wish List

Help us fill our pantries and closets with love. From laundry detergent to mac & cheese, your gifts go directly to the people who need it most.

DROP OFF YOUR DONATIONS during business hours at the Flathead Beacon office, 17 South Main Street in Kalispell.

Safety Stuff

These items help survivors in hotel rooms get some rest and help shelter residents transition to communal living.

1. Eye masks for sleeping

2. Ear plugs

3. Sleepy time tea or melatonin

4. Adult coloring books & pencils

5. Headphones (wired or wireless)

6. Calendars or planners

Independence Items

These items help survivors soothe their nerves during stressful court hearings.

1. Mints or chewing gum

2. Cough drops

3. Tissues

4. Chapstick

5. Bottled water

6. Stress balls

We get excited about household items that match our bedrooms: the Yellow Room, the Green Room, the Blue Suite, and the Pink Apartment.

CURRENT TOP ITEMS:

  1. Gas gift cards & food gift cards 

  2. First aid & medicines (cold & flu, pain meds for adults & kids, heating pads)

  3. Garbage bags

  4. Paper towels & toilet paper

  5. Laundry detergent & dishwasher detergent

FOR ADULT SURVIVORS:

  • Women's underwear, socks, & bras (new, all sizes)

  • Shampoo & conditioner

  • Makeup

  • Deodorant & flushable wipes

  • Daily planners & blank notebooks

  • Personal heating pads

FOR CHILDREN:

  • Kid's underwear & socks (new, all sizes)

  • Snacks & juice

  • Size 3 diapers & pull-ups

  • Diaper wipes & diaper cream

  • Art supplies

 

FOR THE SHELTER:

  • Cleaning supplies

  • Kitchen sponges & dish brushes

  • Pots & pans

  • Forks & spoons

  • Coffee makers

  • Paper plates & plastic utensils

  • Storage bins with lids

 

WE DO NOT NEED:

  • Clothing

  • Toothbrushes or toothpaste

  • Feminine products

  • Hand sanitizer

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept clothing donations; we partner with local thrift stores to meet the needs of our clients. A donation to them is an indirect donation to those we serve.

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