“My First Place” Baskets

welcome-home-mat-153175668As we help youth transition off the streets and into independent living, many of the young people we serve do not have any of the household items necessary in making a home. We hope to provide them with a welcoming gift basket upon arrival in their first apartment, filled with a few necessities and are looking for donations of the following items:

  • Suitcase
  • Household Cleaning Supplies
  • Broom
  • Mop
  • Sponges
  • Kitchen Towels
  • Dish Rack
  • Dish Soap
  • Coffee Maker
  • Shower Curtain
  • Bath Towels
  • Bath Mats
  • Toiletries and Hygiene Products
  • Laundry Hamper
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Basic tool set
  • Flashlight
  • First Aid Kit
  • Pens
  • Notebook
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Plants

These items can be donated at: 1220 SW Columbia St., Portland, OR 97201 between the hours of 9AM-4PM, Monday-Friday. Please be sure to note that these items are for the Welcome Home donation drive so New Avenues staff will know where to direct the donation.

Questions?  Contact us at info@newavenues.org.