Our Wish List

We rely on donations of items from our Wish List to help keep costs low so that we can continue to provide a home away from home for the hundreds of families that come through our doors each year. These items, which include baking supplies, toiletries, crafts and recreation materials and pick-me-up gifts for families, go a long way in helping our families feel at home while they are here.  

Calgary Wish List

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Around the House

  • Calgary Transit tickets (books of 10)
  • High efficiency unscented liquid laundry detergent
  • Unscented fabric softener
  • Unscented dryer sheets
  • Garbage bags White – 50.8 cm x 49.5 cm
  • Medium and large food storage containers
  • Clothes Hangers

In the Kitchen

  • Kitchen utensils (i.e. spatulas, serving spoons, etc.)
  • Plastic (Ziploc) bags (medium, large or XL sizes and freezer bags)
  • Take-away food containers
  • Disposable coffee cups/lids
  • Medium and large food storage containers

Baking Supplies

To be used by our volunteer bakers who help make our families feel at home.

  • Butter (1 lb unsalted)
  • Sugar (dark brown, white and icing)
  • Flour
  • Raisins
  • White chocolate chips
  • Skor bits
  • Oil Spray (regular)
  • Tart shells (frozen)
  • Cupcake liners
  • Cake Mixes
  • Packaged Icing

Craft Room

A space where our little ones create endless art projects and learn

  • Crayola washable paint
  • Food colouring
  • Glitter
  • Playdough

Gifts for Children

  • Child toys (Fisher Price, Disney, LOL Dolls, Barbies, StarWars, Trucks, SuperHero Etc.)
  • Sports Paraphernalia
  • Video Games
  • Bluetooth Speakers
  • Headphones
  • iPods

  • Gifts for Babies

  • Play mats
  • Walking toys
  • Stroller toys
  • Developmental toys
  • Baby monitors
  • Baby books
  • Preemie clothes

Gifts for Parents

  • Baseball caps (not sports-related)
  • Coffee/tea mugs
  • Bath & Body products (face masks, lotions, etc.)
  • Gift certificates
  • To-go/travel mugs (NO logo please)
  • socks

 

Red Deer Wish List

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For Our Families

  • New stuffed animals (Teddy Bears) Urgent
  • Shampoo and conditioner (travel size)
  • Body wash (travel size)
  • Deodorant
  • Slippers (adult sizes)

In the Kitchen

  • Plastic (Ziploc) bags (medium, large or XL sizes and freezer bags)
  • Plastic wrap
  • Square casserole dishes
  • Take-away food containers

Baking Supplies

To be used by our volunteer bakers who help make our families feel at home.

  • All-purpose flour
  • Butter (Much Needed)
  • Sugar (brown and white)
  • Oatmeal
  • Chocolate chips (semi sweet and white)
  • Raisins
  • Eggs
  • Shredded coconut

For Infants

  • Toys for ages 0 – 6 months (Much needed) 
  • Preemie and 0 – 6 month clothing and sleepers
  • Baby books
  • Activity sets
  • Play mats
  • Soothers and teethers

Around the House

  • High efficiency unscented liquid laundry detergent (Purex)
  • Unscented fabric softener
  • Unscented dryer sheets
  • Garbage bags (contractor type)
  • Liquid hand soap (refill size)

Gift Cards

Gift certificates to the following stores are given to families to provide a pick-me-up as well as to cover necessary expenses. 

  • Grocery stores
  • Box stores (Walmart, Toys R Us, etc.)
  • Malls
  • Coffee shops
  • Restaurants
  • Gift certificates