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Old 20.06.2010, 11:34
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Yes, only kids clothes as I am nearly maxed out But thank you
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Old 06.08.2010, 10:01
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Update on Orphanages

Dear all,

I just got back from Lithuania, where I visited three institutions. One was the orphanage for infants and toddlers and they host 65 kids there. I met some kids on the playground. The caregivers were very thankful for all the clothes, toys and ect. Poor kids were adorable. I learnt that some of them still have parents who were visiting them once in a while. the next orphanage I visited was an institution for older kids. ( age 4 to 16). All kids were gone to the camp since it is summer. The person working there accepted the items and asked me to thank all the great people out here. The last institution was called Generation Home ( http://www.kartunamai.lt/en ) they host people of all ages. They had some teen mothers there with few babies and even few toddlers. I gave some things to them and chatted up the moms. They stay there about 1,5 years. Usually mothers who are pregnant but have nowhere to go, are there, also women hiding from abusive husbands. I have not photographed a lot as I felt that was intrusive and it was rather uncomfortable. Overall, I am so pleased that this mission was successful and I was able to deliver things donated by many super great people of our yahoo group. Thank you all very much!

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Inga Ivsan
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Old 06.08.2010, 10:30
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Damn! Why didn't I see this sooner I have loads of clothes and toys sitting at home that I would have happily donated.

Hopefully adding my name to the thread will mean I'll spot it if you do a repeat trip next year.

Well done to you mazule for all of your hard work and well done to the EF donaters. It is so nice to see there are still some decent souls out there willing to help a good cause.
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

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Damn! Why didn't I see this sooner I have loads of clothes and toys sitting at home that I would have happily donated.

Hopefully adding my name to the thread will mean I'll spot it if you do a repeat trip next year.

Well done to you mazule for all of your hard work and well done to the EF donaters. It is so nice to see there are still some decent souls out there willing to help a good cause.
Hello! If there will be another opportunity< I would like to join! In the meantime I have looked it up on the web and found couple of addresses in Afrika, where children's old and new toys and clothes could be sent and greatly appreciated. It means though that you have to post them.

1. Students Travel and Exposure South Africa,
P.O.Box 15016
Dalpark 11
Brakpan 1552
South Afrika
(used or new toys)

2. SHARE Kenya
Attention: Ms. Cyprina Abanyo
P.O.Box 63, Mbita,
Kenya, Africa
(things for kids from 5 to 18 y.o., toys, smth for school)
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Old 26.01.2011, 23:00
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

I think in all fairness, you should ask the OP if she is interested in more stuff before you give alternative addresses in 'her' Thread. Could you PM her and ask and then come back and give us the answer. Thanks
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Old 27.01.2011, 07:38
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Also, sending via post 'gifts' to charities in Africa can be extremely problematic - the customs/duty on your gift might be more than the value of the item to the organisation....best to make real connections with people first...
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

I have some books. Where can I donate them?
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Old 27.01.2011, 14:10
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Hi Mazule,

Let me know of your next collection[trip] and I'll try to work out something.

Thanks and nice work.
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Is this something different from the big yellow boxes we find placed in the city for collecting clothes?
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Old 27.01.2011, 17:24
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

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Is this something different from the big yellow boxes we find placed in the city for collecting clothes?

Yes, these donations go strait to the kids homes.
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Hiya I am in the Geneva area and have a lorry worth of stuff how can I get all of this to you?
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Old 02.02.2011, 10:20
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Thank you all for replies, but we did this last June when I was able to transport items. After the month of June, I have not been collecting anything as I have no way of transporting things at this time. I do appreciate your interest.
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Are you still looking for children's items? I am getting rid of some toys, books, etc before a house move and would be happy to give them to charity.

Please PM me if you need some more.
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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Dear,

Are you still have children stuff in your house? Can I collect?

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Re: Would you like to donate toys/ children's clothing/misc items for charity?

Hi,

Do you still have children stuff needed to move? I can collect it. Please PM me.

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