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THE HOMESTEAD NEEDS LIST

The Homestead heals, develops and educates over 450 children a day.  Any assistance you can provide to help us obtain the following needs for our children would be most gratefully appreciated.

School attendance support: School fees, uniforms, shoes, school bags, lunch boxes, school stationary and books.  We also need good second hand grey school pants and white school shirts, and grey school jerseys

Clothing and Toiletries:  

  • Good second hand casual boys and girls clothes, jeans, running shoes, jackets, jerseys and caps.  
  • Soap, deodorant, toothpaste, tooth brushes, face clothes, toilet paper and female hygiene products for the adolescent girls in our early intervention programmes.

Dry Groceries:    Amasi (2lt), Baked beans, Beans (dry), Beef stock, Bisto, Black Pepper, Masala, BBQ spice, Chicken spice, Cinnamon sticks, Cocoa powder, Coffee, Cool drink Oros,  Custard Powder, sunflower oil, Imana, Jam, Jelly, Lentils, Macaroni, Mayonnaise. Mealie meal, long life milk, Oats, Peanut Butter (not with sunflower oil in), Rice, Salt, Samp, Spaghetti, Sugar, Tea, Tomato Paste, Vinegar, White bread flour, Tin tomato & onion, Tomato sauce, Chutney, Yeast.

Protein: Fresh meat/ chicken/fish, Soya, Tin Fish

Points Reward System:   Old cell phones, tablets, laptops in working order;  vouches for places like Ackermans, Pep stores, Picknpay; Toys, children’s books, backpacks; or even vouches for outings to a fast food restaurant, a trip up the mountain or a movie night.

Recreation:

  • Games, dominoes, cards, puzzles, Monopoly, Abacus etc
  • Soccer balls:  Always in great demand, especially the leather ones.
  • Skateboards:  
  • Soccer posts – the small ones for 5aside.

Improvements:

  • Upgrade of Cottage A to include storeroom, new staff room and toilet.
  • Create therapy room with couches, soft furnishings, window tinting, etc

Equipment:

  • Data Projector to show the children education films, etc X2 (about R6000 each)
  • New pickup for deliveries – R260 0000
  • Trio DECT Phone for shelter – R1500
  • 2 plate stove for teaching boys cooking – R250
  • 10 cellphones for older boys to keep in touch with family– R 3490
  • Piano Keyboard – R1800
  • Hanging Plant pots – R 700

For more information please contact Annie:   Info@homestead.org.za/ 021 4199763  

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