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The Home Connection
Essential Needs Baskets

Thank you for supporting the families of The Home Connection this holiday season! 
Please purchase all items below and place them in a laundry basket, unwrapped and drop them off by 
Friday, December 2nd.

The estimated cost of these baskets is $250. If you are planning on purchasing items, please click the button below to fill out a short form so we can ensure every family in The Home Connection receives a basket. 


Gift Card(s) totaling $50:

Walmart, Target, Hy-Vee, Fareway, or a combination of a gas card (Kum & Go, Casey’s, etc.) and a store card.


In addition to the other items, please select at least ONE item below to provide for the family:


  • Towel Sets (Bath & face towels, 4 each)

  • Set of 4 pillows

  • Pots & Pans Set

  • Dish Set

  • Toilet bowl cleaner & brush

  • Glass cleaner

  • All-purpose spray cleaner

  • Laundry Detergent

  • Dryer Sheets

  • Multi-purpose surface cleaner

  • Disinfectant spray

  • Paper towels

  • Toilet Paper

  • Hand soap

  • Dish soap

  • Disinfectant wipes

Additional items can be purchased from our holiday wish list, if you would like to give extra.

Donation deliveryAll items can be dropped off at the Hawthorn Hill office located at 3001 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312. Staff will be available Monday-Friday from 8am to 8pm to accept your donation. Prior to arriving, please give our office a call to let staff know you are on your way. Our office phone number is 515-243-7456. When you arrive, park in the delivery parking spot located at the back of the building. Please have any gift cards in a envelope and hand directly to our staff. All items should be dropped off by Friday, December 9th.

Please contact Melanie Wright if you have any questions. 
Office Phone 515-244-9748 | Cell 515-371-2958 | Email 

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