Holiday Gift Ideas for Sojourn House

Religious Education is collecting gifts, thru december 21, for the moms and children at sojourn house. Sojourn House is a homeless shelter for women and children, located nearby on Union St. families stay for differing amounts of time and receive help finding permanent housing. Many are women escaping domestic violence and so they arrive with nothing.

Gift Ideas for Sojourn House:

Babies: Onesies, Sleepers, Baby lotions, Baby Body Wash, Baby powder,
Rattles, Teething and soft toys, sippy cups, Clothing

Children: trucks, matchbox cars, dinosaur/animal figures, baby dolls in strollers, blocks/building sets, play dough, crayons, coloring books, magnetic letters, Puzzles, Books, non-toxic arts and craft supplies, board games, craft kits (bracelet making, mosaics etc), playing cards, things to play with during long hours sitting in a stroller waiting

For Moms: comforter sets/blankets, bathrobes, slippers, body wash/lotion sets, (no candles or anything that burns). gift cards to Price Chopper and Walmart, children’s dvds, notepad & pen sets, alarm clocks or regular wall clocks. Things moms spend a lot of money on: diapers (mostly size 4 and 5), wipes, bus passes for transportation, and snacks. Things to start up an apartment: Tupperware, pots/pans, dish towels/cloths, shower curtain...