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From Home/Anywhere* for Refugee Resettlement - Lowell, MA

Duration

Multi-day

Directions

Find the best route

How Often Is This Offered?

Daily

Age Range

  • K - 2nd
  • 3rd - 5th
  • 6th - 8th
  • High School

Help Required

Adult

Description

We are collecting donations of goods and supplies to distribute to individuals and families arriving in Lowell, Massachusetts from conflict zones across the world, including Afghanistan. 

What's Needed To Complete

¢ Adult backpacks ¢ Pillows ¢ Twin bed sheets ¢ Twin and full-size comforters ¢ Laundry detergent ¢ Kitchen items (pots and pans, utensils, bowls, plates, cups, cutting boards, can openers) ¢ Utensil trays ¢ Rice cookers ¢ Teapots ¢ Irons ¢ Cleaning supplies (buckets, Clorox wipes, dish soap, sponges, air purifiers, hand soap, brooms, and mops) ¢ Shampoo ¢ Paper towels and toilet paper ¢ Trash bags and trash cans ¢ Diapers (all sizes) ¢ Sewing machines ¢ Clothing hangers ¢ Wastebaskets ¢ Furniture ¢ Gift cards (Market Basket, Amazon, Walmart, and Target are all excellent choices)

Special Requirements

All donated items should be new and unopened unless otherwise noted.

How It Makes A Difference

Where to Serve

From Home/Anywhere*

Instructions

Please donate any of the listed items to support the resettlement of refugees coming to our country for safety, arriving with nothing but hope. You can let us know what you plan to donate HERE. Have questions? Email Sarah Benson at sbenson@iine.org.

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