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Italia Unita Supports the Italian Home for Children

Italia Unita will be collecting toys and clothes for the Italian Home For Children!
If you would like to donate, please bring your items to 35 Bennington Street, East Boston, on Saturday, December 10 from 9:30-11:30 AM. Italia Unita
Attached is a list of items needed. All gifts must be unwrapped.
Italian Home for Children exists to help children and their families thrive through progressive programs. If you’d like to know more, please visit: www.italianhome.org
We hope this season brings you lots of health and happiness!

Italian Home for Children
www.italianhome.org
2011 Holiday Wish List

Toys Needed Most
Action Figures (Non-Violent)
Arts & Crafts Kits
Art Supplies (including yarn and gimp)
Books (ages 4 – 14)
CDs (No “Parental Advisories”)
CD Boom boxes
Game boy Advance SP, Dual Screen or Micro
Game boy Games
Headphones, Ear Buds
Jewelry & Bead Kits (for older children)
Moon Sand
Lego’s
Matchbox Cars and Trucks
Personal CD/MP3 Players
Play station 2, X-Box or Game Cube and games
Puzzles
Stress balls
Yoga Balls
Other Toys
Model Magic
Clay for Sculpting
Crossword Puzzles/Word Searches
Children’s DVDs (G & PG only)
Disposable Cameras
Dolls (All Ethnic Groups)
Handheld Games (Tetris, Yatzee, etc.)
Musical Instruments (any kind)
Nerf Over the door basketball hoop
Remote Control Cars and Trucks
Small “Goody Bag” Toys
Dodge Balls
Volley balls,
Basketballs
Soccer balls,
Coloring books
Stickers
Kid’s trivia cards
Helmets

Batteries…Batteries…Batteries…Batteries…Batteries…Batteries…Batteries!
(All kinds needed, but especially AA and 9-Volt for toys, remotes, etc.)

Italian Home for Children
www.italianhome.org
2011 Holiday Wish List

GAMES
Aggravation, Boggle, Cadoo, Checkers, Chess, Clue, Connect Four, Don’t Break the Ice, Educational Games, Mancala, Memory, Mousetrap, Pictionary for Kids, Playing Cards, Sorry, Uno, Uno Attack, Scrabble Slam, SpongeBob Kid Cranium, The Best of Charades for Kids.

DORM NEEDS
Bakeware, Bean Bag Chairs, Birthday Party Supplies, Cooking & Serving Utensils, Decorative Pillows & Blankets, DVD Players, Microwave Ovens, Plastic Tablecloths & Utensils, Posters (Kid Art, action figures, Disney characters, sports players), Pots & Pans, Storage Bins, Toasters, Toy Chests, Tupperware, TVs, Wrapping Paper, Tape and Ribbon, VCR’s, Ear Buds.

SCHOOL NEEDS
Books, Drawing Paper, Educational Children’s DVDs, Glue, Laminating Paper, Paint Brushes, Paints, Playground Balls, Poster board

CLOTHING
Sizes: Girls sizes 6-20, Women’s 12-22, Boys 8-20, Men 30-38 inch waist, S-XXL including Husky sizes, Athletic wear, Baseball Caps, Bathing Suits, Bathrobes (Boys & Girls), Belts (Boys & Girls), Boots, Casual Shirts, Dress Shirts, Dresses, Flip Flops, Gloves/Mittens (winter), Hats (winter), Jackets (winter and spring), Jeans, Pajamas, Shoes, Shorts, Socks, Slacks, Slippers, Sneakers, Snowsuits, Sports Team jerseys, Sweaters, T-Shirts, Underwear

HYGIENE ITEMS
Bath & Shower Gels (for boys and girls), Body Lotion, Brushes, Combs & Picks, Deodorant, Hair Care Products (for all ethnicities), Plastic Soap Holders, Shower Caps, Shampoo, Toothbrushes, Toothbrush Holders, Wave Caps/Head Wraps

GIFT CARDS
AC Moore, AMC Movie Theatres, Best Buy, Blockbuster, Gap, Jo-Ann Fabrics, Macy’s, Michaels, Old Navy, Sears, Showcase Movie Theatres, Target, T.J. Maxx, Toys-R-Us, Wal-Mart, B.J’s, Build a Bear, Plaster Fun Time, Chuck E. Cheese.

Batteries…Batteries…Batteries…Batteries…Batteries…Batteries…Batteries!
(All kinds needed, but especially AA and 9-Volt for toys, remotes, etc.)

About Lisa Cappuccio

Lisa is an East Boston resident who works in the area of media and public relations. She is President of Italia Unita Inc. of Massachusetts, a non-profit organization that promotes Italian culture and heritage. Lisa worked and volunteered in the areas of public relations, community development, film, politics, and radio. Through Italia Unita, Lisa initiated the grass roots effort to have Comcast Cable add RAI television, which is now available as a premium channel. Lisa is the president of Boston Concepts, a full service marketing and public relations agency.