A New Beginning provides many free services to birth families, adoptive parents and adoptees.  In an effort to continue these programs at no cost, we have a wishlist of items for donation.  With a donation of any of these items, it supports essential programs and reduces expenses for these programs.  We appreciate your consideration and will update the list frequently.   Items can be delivered to our office at 8660 W. Emerald Street, Suite 142 Boise, Idaho 83704 or mailed.  If items need to be picked up, contact us to make arrangements at 208-939-3865.

Birth Parent Program Needs

Chapstick, lip balm, lip gloss
Rice bags (warming bags)
Body wash
Small quilts/lap quilts
Warm socks
Flip flops
Movie passes
Coffee cards
Hospital bags for Birthmoms  DONATION RECEIVED – THANK YOU!
Healthy snacks (granola bars, string cheese, fruit cups)
Drinks (individually packaged fruit juices or bottled water)
Gas cards valued at $25 each
Grocery store gift cards valued at $25-$100 each
Mini-refrigerator for the Birth Mother room

Resource Library needs

iTunes cards
Books about parenting
Books about adoption
Children’s books about adoption
Books about blended families
Books about attachment issues
Books about grief and loss
Blank journals
Books about pregnancy

Birth Mother Tea Event

8 pairs of prongs for sugar cubes
10 sugar and creamer bowls
8 sets of 8 matching water goblets
5 tea pots
6 serving spoons
4 serving forks
12 storage boxes for china sets
25 hats you might wear to an afternoon tea
50 white cloth napkins
20 china settings (each donated setting should match, but all 20 don’t have to match one another).

Foster-Adoption Program

Chat rings (20)  $9.99 each
Weighted blankets (20) $20 each
Journals (20)

Infant Adoption Program

String back-packs for cradle care (10)
Burp clothes (10)
Newborn diapers (10 or 1 pack)
Diapers (1 pack of size 1, 2)
Diaper rash ointment (10 tubes)
Diaper wipes (10 travel packages)
Diaper wipes (4 containers)
Bottles and nipples (10)
Formula (10 cans)
Books for resource library related to baby care
Books about parenting
Children’s books about adoption
Disposable cameras (10)

Adoptee Support Group – Youth Advisory Board

Paper plates
Disposable napkins
Plastic cups
Disposable forks, spoons, knives
Lysol wipes
Anti-bacterial soap
Journals (20)
Cash gift cards to purchase event or participation tickets

Office needs

Baby Changing table for men’s restroom
Changing pad for men’s restroom
Changing pad cover for men’s restroom
Diapers (size 2, size 3 and size 4)
Diaper rash ointment (2 tubes)
7 Office chairs for Adoption Specialists
Kitchen cabinets above counter and below counter
Installation of kitchen/storage cabinets
Storage shelving unit for storage closet (contact us for measurements)
Wooden strip with hooks for cradle care program
Ziplock bags (sandwich and quart sizes)
Hand sanitizer (4)
Lysol wipes

Crisis Pregnancy Hotline

Text or Call  24/7

A special thank you to our contributors

Wells Fargo Bank
Boise Towne Square
Aveda Concepts Store
Charlotte Russe
Epionce Skin Care
Megan Bryant
United Methodist Church – Meridian
Bliss Events
Tara and Chandler
John Kierce, Jr.
Kevin Troutt
Julia Elzie
Kim Schafer