Calling Out All Santas!!!
It's not too early to start thinking about the holidays if you are planning to bring toys for victims of domestic violence who turn to Haven Hills for help. Our holiday parties take place in early December so we really need your gifts by December 7 so we can sort them and prepare them for distribution to our shelters and Outreach Counseling program.
The support we receive from our community is fabulous and allows us to give an age-appropriate gift to each mother and child in our programs. Your new, unwrapped gift is so important to making the holidays festive for them. In fact, at our shelters we allow the children to choose a gift for their mothers and we allow the mothers to choose for the children. This means so much to them because amid the chaos in their lives, they want to be able to give their children a happy Christmas.
We particularly need gifts for teenagers and we like to have gift cards to Target, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, etc so the teens can go shopping with their friends and pick out something they want.
Please take a look at our wish list and start planning your toy drive early so your gifts can get to our clients and give them a wonderful holiday.
Remember, the holidays are a busy time for us so we request you call Refugio to make an appointment to drop off your gifts. His number is 818-887-7481 X17.
Thank you in advance for your help! You make a difference!
Thank you for thinking of the women and children of Haven Hills for your donations. Many of our shelter residents leave with only the clothes they are wearing. We provide everything they need for their 30-day stay in our Crisis Shelter including furniture, linens, food, dishes and cookware. When they leave, we may allow them to take some of these items to use to start their own households, thereby creating a constant need for replenishing. While we can always use dishes, pots and pans, small appliances and utensils, we have a limited need for clothing and very restricted storage space. Therefore, we ask that you call Refugio Sanchez, Facilities Manager at (818) 887-7481 ext 17 to discuss our current needs.
We ask anyone who wants to donate items to make an appointment to drop these off at our Service Center. This allows us to plan for incoming items and make arrangements to get the items to our shelters. Please call Refugio Sanchez, Facilities Manager at (818) 887-7481 ext 17 to arrange for a drop off appointment.
We are sorry, but we are unable to pick up any donations.