Giving Tuesday

September 22nd

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Items Needed at Upbring New Life Children’s Center

  • Watches
  • Lip glosses (no glass and no other make-up items)
  • Rugs (small colored throw rugs for the bedside)
  • House shoes (really cute fun ones)
  • Journals (no spirals)
  • Hair gel (straight or curly hair and African American like ampro or jam)
  • Fun pillows (to decorate their beds)
  • Posters
  • Cute stuffed animals
  • Stretchy bracelets (no metal)
  • Necklaces with breakable chains (an easy test is to decide if a necklace chain will pull off easily, so leather and wire won’t work…. More like light chains, threads, or stretchy string!)
  • Board games & cards

  • Socks (Colored or white but ankle or short only)
  • Giant pickles (large, PLASTIC only jars sold at Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club)
  • Individual bags of chips and snacks (especially hot cheetos)
  • Candy Bars
  • Non-chocolate candy (Skittles, Starburst, Wonka, sour strings, etc)
  • 8 pack 12 oz. (plastic bottles only) root beer, orange, Mountain Dew, Coke, Dr. Pepper, Big Red, Sprite and Diet Coke

Other Needs

  • As an all-girl facility we are always in need of white ankle socks, sports bras (no metal) and underwear (bikini, boy short or low rise, no thongs, please)
  • Tampons (slims, regular and super)
  • When the girls discharge successfully from New Life, we CELEBRATE.  We are in need of make-up for their discharge bags: mascara, eye shadow, blush, lip gloss, lipstick and eyeliner
  • iTunes cards.  We make coping CDs for the girls to listen to on cottage.
  • Sets of twin sheets
  • Towel sets which include bath towel, hand towel and a washcloth


Contact Lisa Brown at [email protected] or 830-964-4390, extension 3805


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