Make a Difference: Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center
WHO: a single mom with six children ages 3-12
AGENCY: Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center
THEIR SITUATION: The washing machine is broken and the mother could use money to buy a new one, and the children would love to be able to take lessons with the piano and violins they have. The kids — a 12-year-old boy, 11-year-old boy, 9-year-old girl, 7-year-old girl, 5-year-old boy and 3-year-old boy — love to play board games, draw and bake.
WHAT TO GIVE: Nerf guns, Pokémon cards, popcorn tin, hot chocolate, sparkling cider, Double Dutch jump ropes, games (such as Candy Land and Uno), Magformers magnetic blocks, puzzles with fewer than 100 pieces, size 6 winter boots for two boys, size 9 and 10 winter boots for boys, size 1 and size 11 fuzzy winter boots for girls, gymnastics clothes for 7-year-old, apron or baking supplies for 9-year-old girl, skateboard for 11-year-old boy, baseball gloves for boys ages 11 and 12, basketball, Game Stop gift card, games for PS4 and Nintendo Switch, Ninjago Legos, remote-controlled boat or truck for 5-year-old boy, FurReal Friends, LOL dolls, Play-Doh, watercolors.
TO DONATE: Checks or items can be dropped off or mailed to the Pawcatuck Neighborhood Center, 27 Chase St., Pawcatuck, CT 06379.
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