Lee, Amy, Lilia and Kaiser

Sunday, August 8, 2010

My little girl is 5 years old today!!  We had a great party for her, and she had a fun day playing with all her new toys.  Dinosaurs everywhere.  No dolls, no makeup, no princess stuff.  Dinosaurs.  You go girl!! 

When we go to Ethiopia, we are going to try to bring as many donations to the orphanage as possible.  We saw the list, and it immediately made our hearts hurt because of all the need.  If anyone has it on their heart to help us with donations, here is the list we were given of the current needs. 

Current Transition Home Needs
1. Underwear for boys and girls from toddler to 10 years of age, especially for boys and children under age 6
2. Wipes
3. Baby Bouncers
4. Scrubs, deodorant, toothbrushes, and toothpaste for nannies

General Needs:
o Paper Towels
o Children’s clothing (new or slightly used); Boys and Girls; sizes 0-8 years. Clothing needs include day clothes (especially pants), pajamas, underwear, and shoes.
o Diapers for up to 30 pounds
o Toothbrushes, toothpaste and dental floss
o Toys to stimulate babies such as colorful objects, rattles, etc. that are appropriate for babies up to 2 years
o Unscented baby wipes
o Powder formula with DHA/RHA*
o Lactose free formula*
o A + D Original Ointment, Diaper Rash and All-Purpose Skincare Formula;
o Hand Sanitizer
o Pens (to use as gifts at appointments, etc.)
o Candles
o Children’s Notebooks
*For traveling families taking formula the following brands are acceptable:
• Enfamil
• Similac
Soy based or other special formulas are also acceptable as long as they are one of the brands listed above.

Medications/Medical Donation Needs
o Multivitamins
o Tri-vi-sol (o to 6 months)
o Poly-vi-sol (6 months to 2 years)
o Chewable multi-vitamin (2 years to 9 years)
o Adult multivitamin (9 years plus)
o Tylenol (acetaminophen)
o Infants
o Children's
o Suppository
o Syringes for giving medicines (5mL)
o Plastic and Latex disposable gloves
o Baby nose saline spray
o Neosporin
o Mouth and nose masks
o Benadryl liquid/elixir
o Permetherin for scabies
o Lice kits
o NG tube (feeding tube) pediatrics
o Infant & child urine collection equipment
o Surgical gloves
o Pediatrics cannula
o Butterfly cannula
o IV fluids(Normal saline)
o DW
o Syringe with needle(10cc)
o Syringe with needle(5cc)
o Syringe with needle (3cc)
o 40% Dextrose
o Ceftriaxone 500 mg IV
o Ceftriaxone 250 mg IV
o Ceftriaxone 500 mg IM
o Ceftriaxone 500 mg IM
o Gentamycin 80 mg
o Plasil 10 mg
o Amoxacillin 500mg/5 ml
o Amoxacillin 250mg/5ml
o Cotrimoxazole 480 mg/5 ml
o Cotrimoxazole 240 mg/5ml
o Augmentin 312mg/5ml
o Masks
o Gowns( Nurses uniforms,scrubs)
o Grisofulvin syrup
o Grisofulvin tabs
o Clotrimazole cream
o Dezor cream and Shampoo
o Anti dandruff shampoos
o Miconazole cream
o Candacort cream
o Hydrocortizone cream
o Alcohol swabs
o Grisofulvin 125 mg tabs

THANK YOU in advance for any help you can give our son's first home and the people that are loving on him.  We pray you will be blessed mightily in return!

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