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Ronald McDonald Wish List event is Thurs., Oct. 2, 2008
Adair Countians will have a chance to help complete the Ronald McDonald House Charities Wish List tomorrow evening from 4:00pm to 7:00pmCT, Thursday, October 2, 2008 behind the Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville ST, Columbia, KY in the Chamber's Fortune Street parking lot.
Almost everyone here has either benefitted from the services of the Ronald McDonald Houses in Lexington or Louisville, or knows a family which has. This is a convenient way to kick in and help the charity.
Ronald McDonald House Charities trucks will be in the parking lot for the well-organized event.
Leaders of the event are asking that Adair Countians bring items from the list below:
"Our Wish List"
For our families
Baby bottles/bottle kits. Disposable cameras. Postage stamps. Chux pads. Nursing Pads. Portable CD players. DVD Players. Family friendly CSs and DVDs. Preemie-sized diapers. Dreft laundry detergent. Sanitary pads. Preemie-sized clothing (new). New Car seats--Preemie and Infant. Tootbrushes. Travel size shampoo/conditioner. Travel size lotions/toothpaste. Disposable shaving razors.
For our rooms & offices
New Pillow & Mattress Protectors. White Bath/Washcloth/Hand Towels. White Bathmats. Large & Kitchen size Garbage Bags. Lightbulbs (esp. energy efficient). 8.5 x 11" copy paper (white or color). Portable cribs. Office supply store gift cards. Digital video camera. Inflatable mattesses & rollaways.
Gas stations (request for gas only). Grocery stores. Discount Dept. Stores. Pharmacies.
For our kitchen/meal preparation
Frozen meal entries. Individual juice drinks. Individually packaged snacks. Boxed complete meal dinners. Peanut butter cracker snack packs. Sausage/bacon/eggs. Cereal/pop tarts and breakfast bars. Juice. Coffee creamer. Small and large clear plastic food containers. Small and large Zip-Loc freezer bags. Can openers (electric or manual). Microwavable/oven proof disware. Casserole and baking dishes. Cookie sheets. Pots and pans. Aluminum foil.
To help us keep The House clean
Disinfectant Spray. Pledge multi-purpose cleaner. Clorox/Lysol cleaning wipes. All-prpose bathroom cleaner. Toilet brushes with stand. Liquid Laundry Detergent. Toilet cleaner. Swiffer Wet Jet Ceaning pads. Fabric softener sheets. Swiffer Wet Jet cleaning solution. Bleach. Scrub brushes. Windex. Comet/Ajax powder. Paper towel.
For those wishing to give money, checks should be made to Ronald McDonald House Charities. The check can specify "Lexington" or "Louisville" depending on donors wish.
For more information, call Donna Stotts at the Bank of Columbia, (270) 384-6433 or Ellen Zornes at (270) 384-3400.
This story was posted on 2008-10-01 08:27:11
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