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Collecting Donations for the Nicaragua Home

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The Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos (NPH) orphanage in Nicaragua is home to 286 orphaned, abandoned and at-risk children.  About half the children are in grammar school and middle school while the other half attends high school.  They also have 20 pequeños attending universities.

Father Frank’s Kids is collection donations that we will ship to the home in a large shipping container.  The director of the home recently sent FFK an impassioned plea for many of the day-to-day items needed to feed, clothe, house and educate the children.  Please help us by donating any of the following: (bolded items are in extremely short supply)

  • Clothing for toddlers to teens – jeans, shorts, t-shirts, dress shirts, dresses
  • Socks & underwear (new)    
  • Tennis shoes, dress shoes and sandals (new or gently used)
  • School backpacks
  • School supplies – pencils, pens, note books, crayons, white board markers, crayons, copy paper, periodic tables
  • Large pots, pans and utensils for cafeteria
  • Plastic plates and cups (not disposable)
  • Sewing machines
  • Flashlights
  • Rechargeable AA and AAA batteries w/ chargers
  • Toiletries – toothpaste, toothbrushes, combs, hand sanitizer
  • Towels, sheets (twin), pillows, pillowcases
  • Orthopedic supplies – ankle/knee supports and braces, slings
  • Copy machine (newer)
  • Soccer equipment – balls, cleats, shin guards
  • Baseball equipment
  • PA system
  • Guitars
  • Automotive repair tools
  • Carpentry equipment – hand tools and power tools, table saw, lathe

Donations can be dropped off at the House on the Hill.  We gladly accept cash donations to purchase the needed items.  Questions?  Ann Ferrante 743-1935 acferrante@comcast.net; Ronn O’Connor 837-6421 ronn.oconnor@comcast.net.

Father Frank’s Kids Fiesta & Auction – Please save the date for the 2013 FFK Fiesta & Auction that will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2013.

If you have items to donate to the auction (i.e. wine, gift certificates, vacation home, etc.) please call Jennifer Walsh at (415) 699-0919

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