Non Profit Wish Lists

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“We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say, ‘It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.’ Then there are those who see the need and respond. I consider those people my heroes.”   - Mr. Rogers

You can help local non-profit organizations by donating needed items  so they can spend more of their fundraised dollars on programs or services for the people and causes they serve. Thank you for your generosity! 

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The Center for Prevention & Counseling
Center for Prevention and Counseling (CFPC), Newton, NJ, is a healthy non-profit in Sussex County for over 45 years dedicated to community wellness and recovery from substance use disorder. With federal, state and local grants as well as private and public donations, CFPC is a grant and donation driven agency overseeing three important pillars of work in the Sussex County area as well as within Northern New Jersey. The CFPC prevention, treatment and recovery staff team members work in concert with each other bringing together an educated and evidence-based community approach to healthy living, free from substances. With incredibly passionate staff members and an engaged Board of Directors, CFPC has made a positive impact on Sussex County since 1973.

Contact: Grace Dickson
Email: grace@centerforprevention.org
Phone: (973) 383-4787 ext. 259
www.centerforprevention.org

Needs:
o Bookshelves
o Desks (Preferably with locking drawers)
o Lamps
o Locking File Cabinets
o End Tables
o Round Meeting Table
o Volunteers to paint 4 Offices
o 2 Area rugs (Rooms are 28x12 and 40x16)

DASI: Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Intervention Services
DASI is a private, community-based nonprofit agency operating in Sussex County, NJ as the primary resource for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and human trafficking. Our mission is to foster mutual respect and healthy relationships by providing comprehensive services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence and their families, community education, prevention programs, and advocacy.
DASI offers safety, hope, and options for individuals and families affected by domestic and sexual violence, and for the community at large.

Contact: Jackie
Email: info@dasi.org
Phone: (973) 579-2386
www.dasi.org

Needs:
o $10 WalMart, Shop Rite, Gas gift cards

Volunteers for:
o Domestic Violence Response Teams and Sexual Assault Response Team. Visit www.dasi.org/sart.php for more information.
o DASI’s resale shop/fundraiser, Morning Glory Thrift & Gift Shop www.dasi.org/morning-glory-thrift-shop.php)
o Fundraising and Events Committee
o The DASI Board of Trustees

Donations for DASI Shelter:
o Twin size bedding sets, pillows
o Larger sizes women’s pajamas, slippers
o Children’s pajamas, slippers
o Sweatshirts & sweatpants (XXL)

Donations for DASI Food Pantry:
o Laundry and cleaning detergents and supplies
o Children’s snacks and juice boxes
o Cereal
o Canned tuna, chicken, fruit
o Soup
o Size 1 diapers, baby wipes
o Feminine hygiene products
o Paper products (toilet paper, paper towels, Kleenex, etc.)
o Pet food (small – medium bags only)

Fairview Lake YMCA Camps
Established in 1915, Fairview Lake YMCA Camps provides Sleep Away Summer Camp Programs for children in grades 2-11, Day Camp Summer Programs for children aged 3-15, Environmental Education for schools, Family Programs and Weekend Retreats. We develop programs for children, adults and families to realize their potential by focusing on specific skill sets, building confidence and creating a sense of belonging.

Contact: Marc Koch, Executive Director
Email: fairviewlake@metroymcas.org
Phone: (973) 383-9282
www.fairviewlakeymca.org

Needs:
o Volunteers for: wood splitting, trail clearing, cleaning & more!

Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties, a Family Support Organizations, is a private, family led, non-profit, 50(c)(3), organization funded by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families – Children’s System of Care (CSOC) which provides support, education and advocacy to families with children who have special mental, emotional, and behavioral health challenges or developmental disabilities.

Contact: Rachel Helt
Email: rhelt@familypartnersms.org
Phone: (973) 940-3194 ext. 10
www.familypartnersms.org

Needs: Monthly:
o Water Bottles/Snack Packs for Youth Partnership Nights/Activities

o Sponsorships for guest speakers/educational series
o Art supplies for craft making (acrylic paint, paint brushes, markers, colored pencils, etc)

Needs: One Time:
o A Portable Speaker for events and activities where audio players are not accessible
o Sponsorships or donations for annual Youth Partnership Field Trip

Family Promise of Sussex County
Family Promise of Sussex County provides services to assist families and single men and women, and families as they work towards housing stability and self-sufficiency.

Contacts: Polly Quiles (Coordinator of Philanthropy), Chris Butto ( Director)
Email: pquiles@familypromisesussex.org
Phone: (973) 579-1180
www.familypromisesussex.com

Needs:
o Personal items: shampoo & conditioner, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, feminine products, hairbrushes, combs, deodorant, shaving supplies, body wash
o Holiday gifts: toys and gift items
o Paper products: paper towels, toilet paper
o Household items: bath, hand, and kitchen towels, bed sheets, comforters, reusable shopping bags, laundry detergent and cleaning products
o Winter clothing items: coats, hats, gloves, scarves, socks, sweatshirts, blankets
o Rain gear: umbrellas, ponchos
o Gift Cards: Wal-Mart, Home Goods, Shop Rite, Weis, etc.
o Volunteers needed for gift wrapping from December 5th through December 10th from 9am-3pm.

The House of the Good Shepherd
The House of the Good Shepherd is a Retirement Community founded in 1882 by five Episcopal Church congregations on Orange, NJ. Our Mission is to meet the life-style, spiritual and health-care needs of older persons, on and off our campus, in a faith-based, caring and dignified manner.

Contact: Craig Stroud
Email: cstroud@hotgs.org
Phone: (908) 684-5726
www.hotgs.org

Needs:
o Donations for the Shepherds Fund to support any residents who may have exhausted their funds

Project Self-Sufficiency
Family Promise of Sussex County provides services to assist families and single men and women, and families as they work towards housing stability and self-sufficiency.

Contacts: Deborah Berry-Toon
Email: pss@projectselfsufficiency.org
Phone: (973) 940-3500
www.projectselfsufficiency.org

Needs:
o Cash donations welcome any time.
o Nonperishable food and toiletry items for our on-site Food Pantry. Particular need for high protein items, canned and jarred. 
o Significant, ongoing need for infant care items – diapers and wipes.
o Volunteers – weekly tutoring, evening reception, weekly child care, others – call for info.

The SMILE of Hopatcong
The Steven Milford Independent Living Experience (SMILE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities as they face the challenges of adulthood. The number of people left without feasible living alternatives in this phase of life increases every year. SMILE is establishing community homes in which individuals can receive the support they need from their peers and the guidance they need from loving caretakers. Our desire is to make the residents of a SMILE home part of the community in which they live.

Contact: Susan Gallagher
Email: susang4smile@gmail.com
Phone: (973) 903-4767
www.smilefil.org

Needs:
o Generator
o 7 passenger vehicle
o Volunteers at our Tuesday Night Recreation Program from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM in Hopatcong
o Craft supplies – clay, card stock, scissors, paint, canvas, etc.
o Garden supplies – gloves, seeds, tools, raised garden beds, etc
o Gift cards to local businesses for outings for the residents
o Christmas Tree and decorations
o Prizes for our upcoming Bingo and Karaoke events on Tuesday

 





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