Wish List

As with many agencies in the non-profit world, there are items or services that we would love to have but simply do not have the budget for. Below are a list of items or services that would help improve efficiency, increase productivity and assist programs in-house.

Miscellaneous Needs

  • Fix the front handicap ramps so water doesn’t puddle up...
  • Refinish meeting room and old pantry wood floors
  • Put a chair rail down the hallway, so chairs won’t scrape paint
  • Add a pull down screen along one wall in the meeting room
  • Some additional desks/phone lines for volunteers who are in The Center on a regular basis doing projects
  • A building access system for LEARN Works
  • Additional phone lines for each LEARN Works classroom or the purchase of the portable phone that goes with our system, so they can have the phone in one of their rooms
  • Outside signage to designate where programs are located.
  • A massage therapist in house for staff use! Licensed psychiatrist perhaps to be used at the same time as the massage therapist

LEARN Works Program Needs

  • Instant cold packs
  • Band aids
  • Tissue
  • Small paper plates
  • Napkins
  • Spoons
  • Construction paper
  • Dry erase markers
  • Clorox wipes
  • Photo printer
  • Exercise balls (9 would be great)
  • A laminator
  • Exercise bands (9 would be great)
  • Jump ropes in various lengths
  • Hula Hoops
  • Connect Four games (3-4)
  • 4 Heavy duty pencil sharpeners
  • Kitchen timers (9 would be great)
  • Current encyclopedia set (2000 or later)
  • 12 easel style dry erase boards
  • Blinds for classroom
  • New projector and screen (We use the projector frequently)
  • Carpet for one room downstairs
  • 2-4 AC units (It may be time to replace some of ours.)
  • Poster Maker
  • Large laminator
  • 4 high quality bookshelves for classrooms
  • Classroom tables(4-5 round tables and 6-8 rectangular ones)
  • Keyless entry system for LEARN Works building
  • 25 passenger mini bus
  • 10 chrome books for our Bridge classroom
  • 8 Acer Aspire 15.6” laptops for staff
  • 3 water cooler systems

For our incentives for students:

  • Candy (favorites: gum, ring pops, blow pops, skittles, m&ms, Hershey kisses)
  • Silly bands
  • Silly band rings
  • Fast food restaurant gift cards
  • Tech decks
  • Barbies
  • Mancala game
  • Sorry spin game
  • Movie tickets

Our big prize for 4 filled trees: $10 Wal Mart Gift Card (Many of the kids are working on saving 4 trees right now.)

  • Fruit for snacks for the LEARN Works After School Program
  • Repaint the trim around bulletin boards and cupboards in the After School Program.
  • New Computers

Sunshine Fund Needs

  • Gas gift cards
  • Food/Walmart gift cards
  • Hygiene products
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Diapers
  • Bus passes

Assistance programs at The Ada Jenkins Center

IT Needs

  • New desktops/laptops for the Center

Free Medical Clinic Needs

  • Funding to purchase health educational materials
  • Digital blood pressure machines for patients to monitor blood pressure at home
  • Blood sugar machines and test strips for patients to monitor blood sugar at home
  • Medical supplies for clinic
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Kleenex
  • Paper towels
  • Gently used and clean Walkers
  • Wheelchairs
  • Shower Chairs
  • Snacks and drinks for volunteers
  • Bottled water

About the Free Clinic of Our Towns

Spanish Language Assistance

  • 2 netbooks
  • A mobile wheeling station for the computer
  • Another paid full or part time bilingual staff member

About Spanish Language Assistance at The Ada Jenkins Center