The Eagle's Wish List is a community service for nonprofits, schools, libraries, museums and health care organizations, in hopes that the ever-generous Berkshire County community can help them acquire supplies and services they might not otherwise be able to afford. Send your "wishes" to the Wish List by filling out this form online. When your wishes have been granted, please email us to let us know.
Here are the latest wishes (courtesy of Missy Kaolin who suggested The Eagle pick up this feature and who graciously gathered the first Wish List items to get it started):
Purradise: Compound microscope, feather wand toys, ammonia based cleaning supplies like Windex (bleach bases are harmful to cats), pet food, usual cat toys. Contact: 413-717-4244; berkshirehumane.org/purradise
Railroad Street Youth Project: Please visit website for inspiring Mentor Program! Mentors at least 25 years old needed for their time, love, support. Donate at least 1 hour a week for 9-12 months to empower youth with self-worth, responsibility and intergenerational respect and communication. Contact: 413-528-2475; Alex, info@rsyp.
Lee Ambulance Service: A life-saving LUCAS CPR machine or funding for it ($12,000), new heart monitors, Physio-Control LifePak 15 Defibrillator/Monitor. Info: www.lee.ma.us/ambulance_dept.htm. Contact: 413-243-5550; Jesse Briggs, email@example.com
They Dance for Rain: A dance-making and photographic project in Nairobi, Kenya, led by Berkshire County artists Stefanie Weber and Monika Pizzichemi. Good laptop computer, help with administrative work, grant research and writing, PR, etc. Contact: http://fertileuniverse.com/they-dance-for-rain; Stefanie@fertileuniverse.com; 413-281-6734