Guidelines for Helping Hands Donations
Please box and label donations. (Paper bags tear easily)Boxes are easier to stack and move.If items have several parts please clearly label so pieces do not get lost. (Example: Blue Swing Part 1, Blue Swing Part 2)Please make sure items are clean and in good condition.
-Toys of all kinds (Please put puzzles in bags so the pieces are not lost)
-Children's clothes up to size 5
-Strollers (single and double)
-Children's books-Swings, rockers, etc.
-Car Seats and booster seats that are less than five years old.
MPPOM Helping Hands does not accept the following:
-Cribs (Requests for cribs will be sent to the general memberships so we can arrange delivery directly to the family. We have had challenges keeping track of pieces and parts.)
-Double jogging strollers and bike trailers (Requests for these items will be sent to the general membership and delivery can be arranged between donor and recipient)
-Double Snap and Go Strollers
(We have several on hand waiting for the next home)
-Maternity clothes, breast pumps and bottles(Blossom Birth www.blossombirth.org may accept these items)
-Maternity and pregnancy guide books(English is a second language for many of our Helping Hands families. Consider posting these for free in the MPPOM classifieds to pass along to other parents)
-Car seats and car seat bases older than four years.