Please help – Household items and financial donations urgently needed!

Please help – Household items and financial donations urgently needed!

Due to a fire that destroyed an apartment building in Altona this past week, some newcomer families have been left with little or no household & personal items. Please pray for these families as they recover from this traumatic experience.

You can help…Build a Village has been working tirelessly to find alternative housing for these families but will need the community to donate gently used or new household items and/or help out financially for things like grocery gift cards, window coverings, etc.

Currently BAV is looking to gather the supplies listed below for 2 families with 2 other families needs still being assessed.

Check the list below (also available on BAV facebook page) for what is needed. If you have something you would like to donate, please let Val Klassen know by (cell) 204-216-0494 or contacting them directly on their facebook page.

Personal Items:

Hand lotion (unscented)

Body lotion (unscented)


Shampoo & Conditioner  

Chap stick

Men’s deodorant

Women’s deodorant

Feminine hygiene products 

12 rolls of toilet paper 

New Toothbrush holder & Toothbrushes, Tube of toothpaste

Household Items:

Alarm clock

New Hand towel, New Wash cloths, New Bath towels, New Bath mat

Bathroom garbage can

Soap holder, Toilet brush

Shower curtain and hooks 

All purpose cleaner

Laundry detergent, laundry basket

Mop and pail 

Dish detergent

Broom and dust pan

New kitchen dishcloths, dishtowels


New Pillows

New queen size sheet set

New Twin sheet set 

New or gently used comforter or quilt 


Ironing boards 

Vacuum cleaner


New mattresses or in very good condition 

Queen / double /single beds or bed frames 

Bunk Beds


Chest of Drawers or dressers 


Coffee tables/end tables 

Lamps/table and floor 

Dining room Table 

Dining room chairs 

Kitchen Supplies 

Set of Dishes-plates, bowls, cups, 

Drinking glasses 



Electric kettle 

Coffee maker 

Toaster or toaster oven 


Hand mixer 

Can opener 

Misc. knives, ladles, turners, scrapers, etc. 


Juice/water pitcher 

Baking dishes 

Large cooking pot 

Cooking pot & pans, frying pan 

Cookie sheets 

Cutlery trays 

Mixing bowls 

Pot holders