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Senior Shoebox Project

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Wish List 2018

The purpose of this project is to bring some cheer and caring to seniors

  • Suggested size of individual boxes 10”x 6”x 3”
  • Gift boxes should be as generic as possible
  • Items found in discount stores and thrift stores are excellent sources
  • Please wrap the lids separate from the box and do not tape shut
  • Below is a list of sample products which fit nicely into a box:
    ADDRESS BOOK
    BATH SPONGE
    BATTERIES
    CARD GAMES
    COMB & BRUSH
    COTTON SWABS & COTTON BALLS
    DENTAL FLOSS
    FACIAL TISSUE – TRAVEL SIZE
    FIRST AID SUPPLIES
    FLASHLIGHT
    HAND LOTION – TRAVEL SIZE
    HAND SANITIZERS – TRAVEL SIZE
    JAR GRIPPER/ OPENERS
    KITCHEN TOWELS
    LARGE HANDLE CAN OPENER
    LARGE PRINT CROSSWORD
    LARGE NUMBER ALARM CLOCKS
    LARGE NUMBER CALCULATOR
    PUZZLES
    NAIL CLIPPERS
    MAGNIFYING GLASS
    MITTENS
    NIGHT LIGHT
    NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS
    (SUCH AS NUTS OR FRUIT)
    NON-SKID COZY SOCKS
    PEN & PENCILS
    PENCIL SHARPENER
    PILL BOX
    POCKET CALENDAR
    POST-IT NOTES
    POT HOLDER
    SEWING KIT
    SMALL STUFFED ANIMAL
    STAMPS
    TOOTHBRUSH
    TOOTHPASTE
    WASH CLOTHS

ACCESS will be accepting filled gift boxes until December 10, 2018.

For further information or you if would like to volunteer to deliver shoeboxes, call: (541) 779-6691 or email shoebox@accesshelps.org.