Native Supplies

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Native American Elders Program: PaWaTing Senior Bingo

Once a month or so, the seniors stick around after lunch for some fun playing bingo.  Prizes include desperately needed items that are not covered by the Michigan Bridge Card such as toiletries and household cleaners.

How you can help: To provide much needed supplies as prizes for bingo, donations of the following items are needed.

Personal Care Items:

  • Hand soap
  • Bar/bath soap
  • Body wash
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Antiperspirant
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Floss
  • Q-tips
  • Cotton balls
  • Facial tissues
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairbrushes/combs
  • Reading glasses, various strengths

Household Items:

  • Dish soap
  • Dishwasher detergent
  • Bleach
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dryer sheets
  • Paper towels
  • Paper plates
  • Garbage bags (13 gallon)
  • Grocery tote bags (reusable – to carry groceries from store)
  • Potholders
  • Light bulbs (25w, 40w, and 60w)
  • Kitchen utensils (ladle, tongs, spatula, pancake turner, whisk, spoon, slotted spoon, measuring cups/spoons)
  • Kitchen towel sets, dish clothes
  • Kitchen sponges
  • Bath towel sets

Thanks for your support! Donated items can be dropped off at Northlawn United Methodist Church (1157 Northlawn St NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505) during the week.  If you need item pick-up, contact Grand Rapids Metro Ministry.