October 30, 2020

Donations Needed to Support Empowerhouse’s New Shelter

UMW is collecting items for Empowerhouse’s new shelter in Fredericksburg. The shelter supports survivors of domestic violence.

Empowerhouse Donation Collection will take place between 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Campus Walk in front of Lee Hall (rain location UC) on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Please drop off a NEW item during the tabling or at the “Boil the Frog Slowly” play on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the HCC Digital Auditorium. See below for a full list of NEW supplies needed for the shelter.

If you cannot make the tabling time frame and would still like to make a donation, contact Marissa Miller at 540-654-1193 or mmille23@umw.edu. Marissa Miller can arrange for a pick-up on campus (Faculty/Staff) or drop-off (Students/Faculty/Staff).

(NEW) Items needed for the shelter:

Bath:

  • Bath Towels
  • Hand Towels
  • Wash Cloths
  • Bath/shower curtains
  • Wastebaskets
  • Hooks
  • Toilet paper
  • Disposable hand soap
  • Kleenex
  • Toothbrush holders
  • Step stools
  • Plungers
  • Toilet bowl brushes
  • Toilet bowl cleaner
  • Scrubbing bubbles

 

Kitchen:

  • Dish drainers
  • Dish cloths
  • Sponges
  • Dish towels
  • Dish sets
  • Glasses
  • Mugs
  • Silverware
  • Plastic dish sets
  • Pots
  • Pans
  • Skillets
  • Crockpots
  • Coffee pots
  • Mixers
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups
  • Knives
  • Cutting boards
  • Wooden spoons
  • Spatulas
  • Utensil sets
  • Baking dishes
  • Brooms
  • Mops
  • Trash cans
  • Dust pans
  • Utensil holders
  • Storage containers
  • Refrigerator magnets ABCs
  • Chip clips
  • Step ladders
  • Trash bags
  • Ziploc storage bags all sizes
  • Collapsible laundry hampers

 

Baby and Child:

  • High Chairs
  • Baby gates
  • Bounce seats
  • pack and plays
  • Baby Bath tubs
  • Baby potties
  • Baby monitors
  • Wall cling on art
  • Baby wipes
  • Diapers
  • Disinfectant sprays
  • Nursing supplies
  • Nursing pillows
  • Diaper pails
  • Blankets
  • Crib Sheets

 

Bedroom:

  • Sheet Set (Full & Twin)
  • Blankets (Full & Twin)
  • Mattress Protectors (Full & Twin)
  • Comforters (Full & Twin)
  • Pillows
  • Pillow protectors
  • Pillow cases
  • Lamps-table
  • Area rugs
  • Trash cans
  • Alarm clocks

 

Other:

  • Vacuums
  • Dish detergent
  • Disinfectant cleaner
  • Windex
  • Laundry detergent
  • Laundry baskets
  • Contractor bags
  • Rubber gloves
  • Area rugs
  • Step ladders
  • Wall clocks
  • Clorox spray cleaner