Items, Supplies & Materials needed
Items, Supplies, Materials and Services are cherished donations to us at Little Warriors and the Be Brave Ranch. In addition to monetary donations, we are in need of companies and individuals to donate products and services to cut down on our programming costs and to help keep our facility running in first-rate shape for years to come.
If you can help with any of this please email Shannon at firstname.lastname@example.org or call our office at 780-922-9010.
Skills and Equipment Needed
Snow Removal, Carpentry, Painting, Trenching, Tree Pruning, Gutter Cleaning and Maintenance, Deck Building, Playground Upgrading, Landscaping/Lawn Mowing.
Paint, Lumber, Asphalt, Small Utility Trailer, High Efficiency Furnaces (110,000 BTUs), Electrical Supplies.
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Items and Supplies Needed
Our drop off location for Items and Supplies is at G-Squared in Edmonton at 10615, 124 St. They are open M-F 8:30am-5pm. Or you can mail to: Little Warriors / Be Brave Ranch, PO Box 92507, Sherwood Park, AB T8A 3X4. Alternatively we can arrange for a staff or volunteer to pick up items from your location in Calgary or Edmonton. Please email email@example.com to make arrangements.
*Note we do keep this list up to date with our ongoing needs. Please check back often:)
Laptops (6): The kids use these laptops for programming during the week and the staff use them for their daily shift notes etc. We are looking for laptops with: 500 GB Hard Drive, 4 GB Ram and have, Windows 10.
Books: Short novels suitable for ages 8-12.
Chalk Board Paint: This will help us refurbish our existing chalk boards that are in need of some love.
Cleaning Supplies: Oven cleaner, broom/dust pan set, laundry soap, dishwasher soap, dish soap.
Clothing/Footwear: (For ages 8-12, boys and girls) Socks, underwear, runners, soft soled shoes, rubber boots, winter boots.
Costumes: Help us create wonderful, magical, super awesome fun theme days for the kids at the Be Brave Ranch! Theme day examples are Alice in Wonderland, Harry Potter, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Snow White, Star Wars, the Wizard of Oz etc. Note costumes must be suitable for children ages 8-12.
Craft Supplies: Gift certificates to Dollar Stores or Michaels would be a welcome donation for us to purchase art supplies. We are in need of liquid glue at this time.
Food items: Non-perishable items such as nut free granola bars, fruit bars, fruit cups, juice boxes.
Gym and Sports Equipment: Hoola hoops, frisbees, padded mini sticks, hockey helmets (with face masks – must be new), soft fabric balls, water bottles (new), ice/heat packs etc.
Gardening Supplies: Hand tools, watering cans, fence boards/posts for our garden.
Gift Cards: Home Depot / Rona Gift Cards, Wal-Mart, Dollarama, Michaels, Superstore. Or gas cards to help with travel for the staff and families. A creative way to donate gift cards is to use your Aeroplan or Airmiles for gift cards and then donate them to Little Warriors.
Hygiene Products: If children forget some items we like to have some on hand to help them out. We are in need of lip chap, hair elastics, overnight pull-ups, tampons/pads, detangler, deodorant, tooth brushes, tooth paste, nail polish remover, brushes and combs.
Incentive Prizes: Gift certificates to dollar stores that can be used in the Edmonton area would be greatly appreciated! Of if you prefer to shop for the items things like gum, glow sticks, cards, trinkets, cars, spa items (nail polish, nail decals), stickers etc. Anything fun that the kids would love to get as a reward.
Journals and Photo Albums: Journals and small personal photo albums (not hard cover ones, but rather the small soft dollar store ones).
Just for Fun: Manicure and spa kits for spa nights with the children (fruity facial masks, nail polish, nail decals/stickers, sugar scrubs etc.), hair chalk.
Kitchen/Baking Supplies: Ziploc bags, food colouring.
Movies (DVDs): Disney movies appropriate for children and youth ages 8-12.
Office Supplies: Copy paper, printers, sharpies, dry erase markers, post it notes, highlighters, paper clips, note pads, ink/toner, file folders, staplers, masking tape/scotch tape, bankers boxes for year-end files etc.
Other: Floor mats for the doors of each house, battery operated space heaters
Outdoor items: Sunscreen and bugspray, battery operated lanterns, pump for balls and tires.
Sewing materials: Thread, fabric, needles.
Special Event Decorations: Balloons, steamers, table cloths to be used for graduation days or special occasions.
Therapy Supplies: Weighted blankets, weighted vests, fidget toys and sensory toys, plastic lace string to make chew toys
Toys: For the Playroom (excellent used condition or new) & Magic Room (new toys) Keeping in mind older children ages 8-12. Sensory Toys (Education Station), Lego, K-Nex, Science experiments, Therapeutic/educational games, Dolls, Barbie’s, Puppets, Rainbow Loom, Indoor sand box and toys.
Winter Gear: Hand and foot warmers (to be used when the kids are at animal therapy outside) new (or gently used) scarves, wooly socks, slippers, winter jackets (for children ages 8-12) and winter boots (sizes 2-8).
Truck: ¾ Ton mechanically sound truck suitable for a snow blade to clear the snow at the Ranch
If you have any questions or require clarification on anything please email firstname.lastname@example.org