Projects and Needs

We are currently in need of donations for Christmas! Whether you volunteer your time helping fill Santa bags/stockings, donate items or money, or choose sub for Santa, we appreciate your help!

Santa bags

One to two outfits, underwear, socks, pajamas, 2 needs as listed on information sheet, gift from “Interests” list, blanket or quilt, book, game or toy, Hygiene items, scarves, gloves, shoe gift cards, & caps, (remember, this gift from P.J’s may be the only gift that these children will receive.)

Third grade students at Montessori, learned how to sew stockings and about the joy of service as they participated in a fundraiser for PJ's Forgotten Children Foundation.

Third grade students at Montessori, learned how to sew stockings and about the joy of service as they participated in a fundraiser for PJ’s Forgotten Children Foundation.

Fill Stockings
Toothbrush & toothpaste, hot chocolate, a candy cane, crackers or Cracker Jacks, candy bars, and other wrapped candy, Note books, pens etc. Small toys such as a car, ball, doll, flash light, make up and hair care items. We like to top it off with a small stuffed animal.

Sub for Santa
Providing a Sub for Santa for underprivileged children.

Hygiene projects
Adult and children shampoo, conditioner, wash, lotions; deodorant, comb, hair brush, hair spray and products, toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, soap, small towel, wash clothes, Baby Diapers, diaper ointment, Neosporin, band aids, shampoo, lotion.

Sewing needs
We are in great need of people to sew quilts or  large fleece throws. We have some fabric for making quilts but are always looking for batting.

Art kits
Sketch book, watercolors, paints, artist pencils, markers, construction paper, scissors, rulers, stencils, scribble pads, erasers, glue, and rulers.

Infant kits (for newborns)
Baby wash, lotion, wipes, diaper rash ointment, 1 towel, 2 wash cloths, 2-3 onesies, bibs and burp cloths 2 pajamas and or nightgowns, 2 pair of socks, 12 diapers, 3 receiving blankets, 1warm quilt, 1 outfit, 1 oval laundry basket to hold items. (This is sometime used for the newborns bed)

BACK –TO- SCHOOL PROJECT:
Elementary Back Packs:
3 notebooks (wide rule)
3 folders
1 pack of paper (wide rule)
Pencil box, pencils, pencil sharpener, erasers, glue, scissors
Crayons and/or markers
Ruler
Calculator
Backpack
Shoe gift card when possible

Teen Back Packs:
3 notebooks (college rule)
3 folders,
1 pack of paper, (college rule)
Pencil box, pencils, pencil sharpener, erasers, glue, scissors, colored pencils and or markers
Ruler
Scientific Calculator
Backpack

If you are wanting to help with any of these projects/needs please call 801-565-8582 for more specific details. Items can be dropped at PJ’s.