Find Out How You Can Help & Make a Difference in Someone’s Life!

Here is a list of some items we need and ways you can help the elderly and adults with disabilities

Office Supplies

  • Hanging folders
  • Copy paper
  • Postage stamps
  • Toners
  • #10 window envelopes
  • Ink cartridges

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Help with mailings (labeling, sorting, etc.)
  • Graphic art
  • Virtual assistance for administration staff

For Adult Day Care

  • Clear backpacks for ADC Clients – $10
  • Movies in DVD format – G or PG – new or used
  • Outdoors items for ADC (balls, kites, bubbles, volleyball net)
  • Fish for our aquarium (fresh water)
  • Aviary sponsors (2) $137.75/month or $1,653/year for each
  • Small Bingo prizes for clients
  • Gift cards for gasoline
  • Security cameras
  • Sponsor a Field Trip ($200)
  • Music & Memory Program ($1,000 raised. We need $2,000)
  • Donation for additional plates, silverware, large serving spoons and a 1 cup scoop)
  • Therapeutic Yoga instructions ($20 a group session)

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Making crafts
  • Visiting
  • Using your gifts to instruct/educate (dancing, music, exercise, basic skills)
  • Help us connect with your church
For Guardianship  
  • Dentures & money for dental work
  • Laptop computers
  • Wal-Mart gift cards
  • Game Stop gift cards
  • National Certification Exam fees-$345 ea.
  • iPod or other music players
  • Phone minute cards
  • Inexpensive tablet computers/clients
 

Money Management, Independent Living & Quality of Life

  • Minor household repair fund
  • HEB gift cards
  • Gift cards from restaurants
  • Birthday gifts (we have a list)
  • Desktop computer
  • Laptop computer

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Running errands and taking seniors to doctor’s appointments
  • Delivering gifts to nursing homes and shut-ins
  • Adopting a grandmother or grandfather
  • Home/yard cleanup and repairs
  • Visiting a shut-in
  • Help us connect with your church

Facility & For Our Safety

  • Wall repairs (texture & painting)
    • Panic button
    • Additional security cameras

Additional ways you can help:  We would love to make a presentation to your group, and connect with your church. The more people who know about our work, the more people will get involved and the more we can help the elderly and adults with disabilities.

Groups who help us:

  • Universities and Schools
  • Churches
  • Scouts
  • Military, Firemen, Policemen
  • Other non-profits such as Junior League and Civic Organizations
  • Corporations and Local Businesses

Contact us to volunteer, donate or talk to us about speaking to your group, or connecting with your church: 254-772-8100

Friends for Life, 5000 Lakewood Dr. Waco, TX 76710

 

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