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Refuge House is now at capacity!!!!!   God is good!  If you're so moved to help these newcomers by providing gift cards for Walmart, Target, Kohls or grocery stores or gas cards you would be blessing our moms in an enormous way!  Please contact Kate at 414-438-2767 if you'd like to help us out in this way.   We couldn't do any of this without the Lord and your support.  What a team!

Calling all moms!  Remember when you were expecting or ready to bring home that newly adopted bundle of joy for the first time?  Remember how your family and friends threw you a baby shower to help prepare for your little one?  It's a terrific feeling to be celebrated!!!  We have a new mom who will be in need of a shower in either October or November.  We would like her to feel as warm and fuzzy as you did at yours. If this sounds like something your group, Bible study friends, congregation or classroom would like to help us with, please give Kate a call at 414-438-2767 and we'll make this happen.   

We have a special request...One of our new moms is in the process of transitioning out of Refuge House with in the next month.  She has procured housing, a job and learning to drive!  If you're looking for a way to serve and are in a position to donate a vehicle for her to reach independence, it would be an enormous blessing to her.  With a car she wouldn't have to think about standing at a cold bus stop this winter with her baby.   If you have a car that you're thinking of selling or trading-in, please prayerfully consider making  it a donation to APOR.  This of course is tax deductable and comes with more thank yous than you could possibly imagine!

A Special Project - Diaper Bags for Moms

Diaper bag: either the satchel type or backpack style.

  • Newborn onsies - 2
  • Newborn size sleeper ( going home outfit) Booties / hat/ mittens
  • Wet wipes
  • Diaper cream or  A&D cream
  • Pacifiers - 2 
  • Changing pad (if not included with diaper bag)
  • Travel size hand sanitizer
  • Bottle/ silicone nipples
  • Cloth diaper or burp cloths
  • Bulb syringe
  • Baby nail clippers
  • Small board book for baby

 

  • Donate to Refuge House

Your generous donations support the women and children who are served by our Advocates and those living at Refuge House. Please deliver all items to Blessed Again Resale shop, clearly marked for Refuge House. Thank You!

Current Needs

  • Infant sleepers - newborn, 3 mos., 6 mos.
  • Receiving blankets 
  • Boy's onesies - newborn, 3 month, 6 month
  • Size 3 & 4 Pampers or Luvs
  • Infant hats for girls
  • Hairbands for baby girls
  • Infant hand mittens for girls ( to prevent scratching)
  • Coconut oil for baby's skin
  • Baby sunscreen
  • Diaper wipes warmer
  • Shampo & conditioner for African American hair (Nature Creme brand,Cantu brand, Blue Magic Conditioner, Eco Style Pro) 
  • Body wash
  • Deoderant
  • Diposable razors
  • Lotion
  • Paper plates
  • Infant & Children's Tylenol
  • Infant & Children's Motrin
  • Advil for infants
  • 18 & 24 month clothing
  • Children's hangers
  • Cribs that turn into child's bed (new or used, must be to current specifications; a soda can should not be able to fit between slats)
  • New or used laptop, one of our moms wants to go to school and needs it for classes
  • Books for babies through grade school aged children
  • Dr. Brown baby bottles, small & large
  • Bottle warmer
  • Nursing pads
  • $5 gift cards for grocery store
  • First aid ointment
  • Dreft
  • Thank you cards
  • Unscented Vaseline
  • Gas cards
  • High SPF baby sunscreen
  • Face wash
  • Prenatal vitamins
  • Q-tips
  • Baby monitors
  • Pampers or Luvs diapers size 4 & 5
  • Fragrance free hygiene products (shampoo, conditioner, body wash, Dove & Ivory soap) 
  • Fall clothes for kids going back to school (girl's tops size 6/7, pants size 7, skirts size 6/7),  (girl's tops size 10, elastic waisted pants size 10/12), (boy's shirts size 10, pants size 10/12)
  • Walmart gift cards for back to school needs (We have three school aged children- 2 girls ages 6 & 9 and a boy almost 9)
  • MPS school list for our three school aged children ( back packs, lunch boxes, water bottles, pencil boxes, glue sticks, crayons 24-36ct, boxes of #2 pencils, 6 large pink erasers, Crayola washable markers, 6 highlighters, 12 folders, 6 dry erase markers, 10 wide ruled spiral notebooks, 6 Kleenex boxes, 2 earbuds, 2 sets of over the ear head phones for chrome book learning tools for testing reading & math, 3 Fiskers school aged scissors, 3 boxes Crayola colored pencils 24 ct, 1 12" & centimeter ruler, 1 protractor, 6 wide ruled loose leaf notebook paper, pens- 2 red, 2 black, 2 blue

Refuge House Needs

  • Facial tissue
  • Tall tying kitchen garbage bags
  • Lysol spray
  • Aluminum foil
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic storage bags
  • Laundry Pods
  • Hand Soap refills
  • King size set of sheets
  • King size mattress pad
  • Tall dresser
  • Short wide dresser
  • Air fryer
  • New or used refrigerator
  • Plastic storage drawers
  • URGENT  Two Twin Trundle Beds

 

  • Food Pantry
  • Hamburger Helper 
  • Chicken Helper
  • Rice a Roni
  • Canned Spaghetti O's and ravioli
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Ready to eat soups
  • Chicken broth 
  • Canned veggies, canned & stewed tomatoes
  • Gravy 
  • Pop tarts
  • Ramen noodles
  • Drink mixes – fruit drinks, cocoa
  • Popcorn
  • Crackers
  • Quick bread, cake, cookie & brownie mixes
  • Instant pudding
  • Frosting
  • Cookie & cake decorations
  • Canned fruit in its own juices
  • Chewy granola bars
  • Quaker Apple bites
  • Peanut butter Luna bars
  • Nutter puffs
  • Peanut butter snack crackers
  • Apple jice boxes
  • Cheez-Its
  • Campbell soups (cream of chicken & mushroom & nacho cheese)
  • Hellman's mayonnaise
  • Rice Krispies

Please be sure to check experation dates of donated food items.

Are you looking for a way to serve but not sure how?  We may have some oportunities for you.. We are in need of a handyman to help keep up with Refuge House needs as well as people who would be willing to assist with different cleaning tasks. 

 

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Mother & Baby Needs

  • Infant sleepers
  • Infant socks
  • Baby powder
  • Instant read thermometers
  • Infant board books
  • Infant wash clothes & bath towels
  • Infant headbands
  • infant toys
  • bibs

Please deliver all items to Blessed Again Resale shop, clearly marked for Refuge House. Thank You!

Charitable Contribution Information

A Place of Refuge Ministries of South WI, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and a Recognized Service Organization of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. Your donations are tax-deductible. We will not share your contact information with anyone.

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