Please support families from Afghanistan in a way that is compassionate, needed, and manageable. The United Afghan Association (UAA), Hayward Chapter is helping the resettlement needs of Afghan refugee families. Each SJND household is encouraged to pack ONE gallon-size Ziploc bag with items from the following list for refugee families.
LIST OF ITEMS FOR REFUGEE FAMILIES
Please only donate new and unused items. Please put the items in a gallon-size Ziploc bag.
ANY of the following items are requested (italicized items in high need):
Clothing and Personal Items Socks and undergarments Sweaters/blouses Shirts Pants Long skirts Shoes Prayer rugs
Kitchen items New pots New pans Paper towels Napkins
Food Grocery gift cards Baby formula Oil, rice, flour Tea & coffee Sugar Spices Canned foods
*List from the United Afghan Association
SJND will be collecting these care packages on October 12th from 3-5pm for donation to the UAA. A staff member will be waiting curbside of Main Campus along Chestnut Street to get your gallon-size bag (you do not need to exit your vehicle). Households are invited to include a card or note of encouragement in their ONE bag. Thank you!
If you would like to partner with other organizations offering assistance to refugee families from Afghanistan, please click on the links below.