Sunday, November 13, 2016

Gateway Adoption Apartment List


Gateway Adoption Apartment List
 
Thank you for adopting an apartment for a graduate of The Samaritan Inn! Below is a list of the needed items to help our graduates launch successfully to an independent life. We appreciate this is a big undertaking with many parts and if we can help answer any questions along the way, please contact Tressie Johnsen, Director of Community Events and Engagement, tjohnsen@thesamaritaninn.org or 972.632.1290 x232.
Kitchen/Dining
Table & Chairs
Silverware set (set of 4+)
Plates & bowls
Glasses & mugs
Pots & pans
Baking dishes
Mixing bowl
Cooking utensils
Knives
Toaster
Salt/Pepper
Oven mitt/Kitchen towels
Trash can
Please, no wine/beer/bar glasses or wine bottle openers. We are a drug & alcohol-free program.
Bathroom
4 towels each bathroom
4 wash clothes each bathroom
2 hand towels each bathroom
1 bath mat each bathroom
1 toilet brush
1 small trash can per bathroom
1 shower curtain & rings per apartment
1 plunger per apartment
Master Bedroom
1 set bed sheets
2 pillow cases
1 comforter
2 pillows
1 dresser
1-2 nightstands
Bedframe
Mattress
Living Area
Couch/chair(s)
Lamps
Coffee table
Miscellaneous
Hangers
Paper towels
Toilet paper
Cleaning supplies
Laundry detergent
Dish soap
Sponges
Food
Pantry stocked with basic pasta, soups, bread, spices, etc.
Fridge with starter groceries including meat, milk, veggies and fruit.
Freezer with meal for microwave and any other items you wish.
For 2 Bedroom, please add:
Twin bed frame (depending on family size, a full-size, bunk, 2 twins or crib may be needed)
2 sets twin sized sheets
2 twin sized blankets
4 pillow cases
1 dresser
2 nightstands (optional)
Optional Things to Consider
Dinner for the first night
Coffee maker
Wall art & fun décor
Alarm clock
Mirror
Plants (live or artificial)
Vacuum cleaner
Mop, bucket & broom
Additional lamps
TV with stand
End tables
Desk & chair
Gift card to grocery to get any needed items

Anything else you think would help the graduate be successful as they venture to their first apartment since homelessness.

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