Since we depend almost
entirely on donations we have prepared the following list for those who
might wish to contribute. These are guidelines only and the list is by no
means comprehensive. We extend our heartfelt gratitude for any help
you can provide.
- Infant Formula: Our
most critical need. Powdered, all brands. “Our
favorite formula - Similac
Yes, we can use formula past
its expiration date. Please do not send us liquid formula as most of
our clients do not have a refrigerator.
- Infant and Children’s and
- Pre-Natal Vitamins, Folic Acid
and Adult Multivitamins
- Pedialyte or other
electrolyte balanced drinks
- Antibiotic cream, any brand
- Infant and Children’s and
Adult Tylenol or other brand fever reducer
- Cough medicine:
Children and adults
- Infant, Children’s or Adult
Antibiotics: Liquid or powdered and tablets
- Baby Clothes: New or
used, in good condition
- Childrens’ clothes: Any
size in good condition, shoes as well to prevent parasites
- New white socks for girls and
boys, any size and childrens’underwear (any style or color)
- Baby blankets and receiving
blankets and under-pads: Used in good condition is fine
- Disposable Diapers:
All sizes (Used in rainy season when we have no way to dry cloth
- Cloth Diapers, diaper pins,
rubber pants: Used, in good condition, is fine.
- Baby Bottles, Nipples, bottle
- Small Infant Toys, stuffed
animals or Other Baby Items: These are given as gifts
to encourage pregnant women to be tested.
- Little girls hair bows,
elastics and barrettes: this is a culture where women take
great pride in doing their childrens hair beautifully
- Children’s small toys,
stickers or coloring books and crayons. Given to siblings
during home visits or testing clinics’ and at Christmas.
- Miscellaneous Medical
Supplies: Just about anything. If we cant use it we
donate it to the hospital here that is in need of almost everything.
- Soaps, lotions, toothpaste
and toothbrushes, shampoo, makeup, perfume samples etc.
Used to help women feel better about themselves
- Sheets and towels:
any size but in good condition please
- Condoms: Latex
only. Any brand
- Printer cartridges
and 22 HP printer cartridges
- Paper (any kinds or color),
pens, and any office supplies to keep our office running
- Backpacks and school
supplies, pens, pencils, paper, notebooks, crayons etc. :
used for affected children to go to school.
- Food. Peanut
Butter, powdered milk, dried fruit or fruit leather, granola bars baby
cereal and bran.
We encourage visitors
to pack whatever they can in whatever extra space they have in their
suitcases. Every little bit helps. U.S. or Canadian donors can send
packages to a shipping company in Florida, which has very kindly agreed to
help us get them here.
Send them through :
10025 - 116 Way
Medley, Florida 33178
Of course cash
donations are most helpful to us and will be issued an American or
Canadian tax receipt. You may send checks or money orders to our parent
charity in Canada. The check should be made payable to 'The Dawn Land
Foundation'. They deposit 100% of the amount in our internal account.
Dawn Land Foundation
17905 98A Ave
Canada, T5T 3L3
Please do not send
postal money orders. Of course if you wish you can email us and we'll be
happy to send you wire transfer information.
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