NIW 2018: Help the Homeless at Opening Reception for NiW
The NATCA Charitable Foundation (NCF) will host an opportunity for NiW attendees to provide for under-privileged, and under-served residents of the Washington, D.C., area of by creating care kits for the homeless at the NiW opening reception.
NCF will have enough items on-hand to fill 300 bags, but we can do more with additional donations from NiW attendees and members. All donations for items will be accepted during the opening reception and throughout NiW.
Community for Creative Non-Violence
425 Mitch Snyder Place 2nd St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Below is a list of items needed for donation. Note: nothing alcoholic (mouthwash, rubbing alcohol, etc.) and nothing sharp.
hair brushes (compact)
individual packets of laundry soap
facial tissues (individual packs)
cotton socks – men and women
cotton socks – children
men’s & women’s t-shirts
warm scarves/knit hats
food items – healthy and individually wrapped (some examples might be cheese &
crackers, tuna kits, beef jerky, pull-top canned fruit or vegetables, fruit snacks,
first class postage stamps
coloring or activity books
small stuffed animals (soft, appropriate for both girls and boys)
small, safe toys (no weapons or toys of violence)
hand warmers for cold weather
bandana coolers for hot weather
To put the items in
Gallon size plastic zipper bags
Quart size plastic zipper bags