Our Wish List

 

**COVID-19 and Donations to Catherine House**

 

Due to the coronavirus we have temporarily put a hold on receiving in-kind donations from the public.
We have an incredibly vulnerable client group and their health and safety is our main concern.
Please continue to check back on our website or contact 08 8232 2282 if you have any questions.

 

Please note we are unable to accept second hand donations including clothes, baby and children’s items and furniture.

Please Visit our Donation of Goods page for places you are able to donate these goods. 

 

Below are a list of items we are currently in need of:

 

Linen

 

  • New Sheets – Double and Queen
  • New Quilt Covers – Double and Queen
  • New Quilts ( Continental) – Double and Queen
  • New Pillows
  • Mattress Protectors- Double and Queen
  • New Towels, Hand Towels, Face Washers, Bath Mats

 

Underwear and Sleepwear

 

  • Small Size Underwear and Bra’s – 8,10,12 – High Need
  • Larger Size Underwear 18 and above
  • Larger Size Bra’s 18 and above – High Need
  • Large Cup Size Bras – D and above – High need of 16D
  • New Winter Pyjamas – High Need 
  • New Slippers
  • New Dressing Gowns 

 

Toiletries

 

  • Face Wipes 
  • Sunscreen
  • Razors 
  • Body Lotion
  • Spray Deodorant/Body Spray- High Need
  • Face Moisturiser – High Need
  • Hair Ties/Hair Brush – High Need
  • Cotton Tips – High Need
  • Cotton Wool/Pads – High Need 
  • Shampoo and Conditioner – High Need 
  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Dry Shampoo

 

Please note we are currently not in any need of Tooth Brushes or Tooth Paste.

Please note we are only able to accept full size toiletry items- we are not able to accept hotel size, mini’s and samples.

 

Household Items

 

  • New Cookware- small frying pans, pots, pans, baking trays’, microwave bowls – High Need
  • Cooking Utensils – High Need
  • New Toasters, Kettles – High Need 
  • Travel Mugs
  • BPA Drink Bottles 
  • Plastic Storage Tubs
  • Washing Baskets – High Need
  • Light Bulbs
  • Tool Kits
  • Tool Boxes
  • Electric Screw Drivers
  • Electric Drills 
  • Toilet Paper
  • Tissues
  • Boxed Glassware and Coffee Cups
  • Boxed Dinner Sets (small)
  • Cutlery Sets

 

Education Resources

 

  • Internet Dongles
  • Note Books
  • New Laptops/Tablets

 

Other

 

  • New Thongs
  • Gift Cards- Coles Myer, Target, Big W, Woolworths

 

 

 

Catherine House Women’s Centre 

 

Our Women’s Centre runs a range of recovery orientated educational and recreational activities for our clients. The contributions of our volunteers and paid facilitators ensure quality delivery of these activities. Materials are needed on an ongoing basis to keep these activities running each week and for different projects that arise through the year. Our Activities include: Art, Music, Craft, Beading, Low Impact Exercise, Yoga, Knitting, Quilting and Sewing, Movie Nights, Tutoring and Mandalas/colouring.

Any donations for these activities is greatly appreciated and will be put to good use. Please see below for current materials required:

 

Art

• Paint – Chromacryl or Similar brand, 1 Litre/500ml in colours: Black, white, cool blue, cerulean blue, cobalt blue, light green, mid greed/forest, pthalo green, violet, orange, crimson, flesh colour, burnt umber, raw umber, burnt sienna, raw sienna• Paper – A3 mixed media paper, A3 cartridge paper, A3 black paper, A3 kraft paper (brown)
• Canvases – Boards or stretched. A3 and/or other sizes

Sewing & Quilting

• Dried Lavendar, cloves and Cardamon for pantry pouches.
• Needle threaders
• Sewing needles for embroidery thread – bigger eyes
• Sharp fabric scissors (or someone to sharpen our current scissors)

 

Knitting

• 8 ply wool in all colours

 

Beading

• Memory wire

 

 

When you are ready to donate your items please contact our Fundraising Manager Jaylee Cooper on 08 8232 2282 (option 3).

or email fundraising@catherinehouse.org.au to organise a time for delivery and our location details.