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Donations Welcome!

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Prior to their arrival in Wichita, the IRC must set up a household for newly arriving refugees that includes essential items. One way community members and organizations can contribute is to donate these household goods which allows clients to utilize their limited resettlement funds on pressing needs, such as rent and utilities, as they work towards self-sufficiency.

Your support through cash or in-kind donations are welcome and greatly appreciated not only by the IRC, but by the clients who benefit.  There are many ways you can donate and show your support for newcomers in our community. Monetary donations, ordering from our Amazon Wish List to send items directly to our office, or purchasing the Welcome Kits listed below are just some of the ways you can get involved. 

For more questions about donating, please email VolunteerKS [at] Rescue.org or call 316-361-2792.

Gift Card - $25

  • Walmart
  • Kroger/Dillon's
  • VISA
  • $40 Payless
  • Straight Talk-for wireless service

Bedroom Box (Twin Bed) - $50

  • Twin sheet set (fitted and flat), including one pillow case
  • One twin bedding comforter
  • One regular size pillow
  • One bath towel
  • One washcloth
  • One hanging closet organizer
  • Hangers

Bedroom Box (Full Bed) - $95

  • Full sheet set (fitted and flat), including two pillow cases
  • One full size bedding comforter
  • Two regular size pillows
  • Two bath towels
  • Two washcloths
  • Two hanging closet organizers
  • Hangers

Work Bag - $80

  • Backpack
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Notepad
  • Folder
  • Planner
  • Lunchbox
  • Water bottle
  • Watch
  • Umbrella

Kitchen Starter Box - $25

  • Set of cookware, including: stock pot, two saucepans, large frying pan
  • Set of baking dishes, 5 pieces
  • Can opener
  • Set of 3 cooking spoons/ utensils
  • Set of 3 knives
  • Hand towels
  • Small cutting board
  • Pot holder
  • Tupperware set
  • Dish drainer

    Cell Phone Starter Kit - $90

    • Walmart phone
    • $35 Straight Talk prepaid plan
    • SIM card

    Miscellaneous Items

    • Baby car seat
    • Baby stroller
    • First aid kit
    • Floor lamp
    • Vacuum cleaner