Wish List

Kalamazoo Valley Habitat for Humanity builds 4 – 5 homes each year and repairs 12 more. In-kind donations of supplies, equipment and services help stretch our limited resources and our capacity to help low-income families build and buy affordable homes and to help low-income homeowners affordably repair their homes

To donate new or gently used items, please call our office at (269) 344-2443.

Urgent Needs

Urgent Needs (collapse)

  • Rotary laser level
  • Building lots – minimum size: 45 – 60 feet wide, 120 feet deep
  • Rehab-able houses
  • Powered pallet jack
  • 4 WD, 3/4 ton pick up truck

Additional Needs—Construction Supplies

Additional Needs—Construction Supplies (collapse)

  • 10" and 7 ¼" circular saw blades (carbide)
  • 16" – 18" chainsaw
  • Drill bits
  • 20 oz. hammers, straight claw
  • Stanley brand Phillips or flat head #2 screw drivers
  • 3 lb. sledge hammers
  • Speed squares
  • 25 ft. tape measures
  • Caution tape
  • Utility knives and blades
  • Engraving tool
  • Metal garden rakes
  • Square and spade shovels
  • Lawn mower
  • Loppers
  • Hedge clippers
  • Gas-powered weed whacker
  • Leaf rakes
  • Snow shovels
  • Chalk lines - blue
  • Carpenter pencils
  • Sandpaper, assorted grits, any brand
  • 25 lb. boxes of 16-D nails
  • 25 lb. boxes of 8-D nails
  • 5 lb. boxes of 16-D galvanized nails
  • 5 lb. boxes of 8-D galvanized nails
  • 2 ½" or 3" deck screws (star heads)
  • 9" paint roller cages and covers (rollers)
  • 2 ½" sash brushes
  • 9" paint tray liners
  • 2" – 2 ½" green or blue masking tape
  • Cotton cloth / t-shirt material rags
  • Paper grocery bags
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety goggles and glasses
  • Heavy duty lawn and leaf plastic garbage bags
  • Paper drinking cups
  • Medium size tarps
  • Work gloves
  • Orange traffic cones
  • Hole saw

Additional Needs—Office Supplies and Equipment

Additional Needs—Office Supplies and Equipment (collapse)

  • Computers and flat screen monitors
  • Laptop computers
  • Tablet computers
  • Copier paper
  • Miscellaneous office supplies

Additional Needs—Services

Additional Needs—Services (collapse)

  • Property surveys
  • Information technology support
  • Communication and phone system support
  • Graphic design
  • Website hosting and assistance
  • Human resource management consultation
  • Printing services
  • Video production
  • Vehicle sales for donated cars and trucks
  • Snow plowing
  • Lawn service
  • Trucking and transport
  • Temporary storage facilities
  • Truck maintenance
  • Photography
  • Electrical work
  • Plumbing
  • HVAC
  • Food for events
  • Computer software training
  • Document shredding and disposal
  • Food coolers

 

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