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Request: legos (Ottawa East) - Hello, I am helping out a young mother who has had to undergo a mastectomy following a beast cancer diagnosis only to be have to also under go brain surgery last Friday because of two metastatic brain tumours. Finances are super tight. Her 5 year old son has discovered LEGOS and really loves them but she cannot really afford them. If you have any amount (good) amount no longer getting any love, I would love to surprise her. It would certainly cheer her up. Kindly consider her. I can promptly pick up anywhere in the east end/Blackburn Hamlet area. An immense THANK YOU in advance.
Request: Scrabble Scramble to Go (Ottawa East) Received - Hello, would you happen to have the game Scrabble Scramble to Go and it is collecting dust? I would love to take it off your hands and my family to enjoy. Would be immensely grateful. Thanks for reading and considering us. ^_^
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Request: wine corks wanted (Ottawa East) - Hello, do you have a huge lot of wine corks collecting dust? Kindly consider me for personal crafts and to donate to schools for science projects. We would all be immensely grateful. Although I am in Cumberland, I can drive to you for a porch pick up for a reasonable amount. Thank you so much for reading and considering. Request: Big Joe - Return of Football Book (Ottawa East) Withdrawn - Author is Mark Sutcliffe. I believe this book cannot be bought. It was gifted to kids at a book club. I would be immensely grateful if you had a copy collecting dust. My friend is a HUGE Big Joe fan and I’d love to gift her this book for her birthday. If you have one laying around, I’d be forever grateful!
Request: Metal Tabs (cans) (Ottawa East) - Hello, I am hoping to collect a huge amount of metal pop and beer can TABS. If you have a significant amount you have collected and not unsure what to do with them, and are in East Ottawa, kindly consider gifting them for charity. If you are further out, I don't mind driving to you if the number of tabs is worth it. Thanks for looking and considering. ^_^ Request: Cooper Cup (Ottawa East) - In indigenous culture, after the moon ceremony each minth, members drink water out of copper cups or juleps. Would love to surprise my friend and gift her one!! She would be over the moon (no pun intended) 🥰❤️ Kindly consider ☺️
Request: TABS Pull Pop Can Tabs (Ottawa East) - Looking for crazy amount of pull tabs from pop or any other can for a large school recycling project. Willing to travel for a fair amount. Thanks for reading and consideration, with appreciation, Marie
Request: Tragically Hip CD or album (Ottawa East) - Hello fellow members, I am looking For: Tragically Hip • Hipeponymous CD or album; ANY CONDITION whatsoever, scratched cd or damaged jewel case,,, anything of this CD. This is the last one needed to complete the collection for my friend's son. They are both Hip lovers and It would form part of a wall "montage" which is totally epic!!! The photo of cd/album is included and would be part of his wall montage. We have been looking in the Thrift shops everywhere. We've been for more than 5 years now. I hope to help him conclude this for his B-Day later this year. I would really love to come through for him. So if you have one or both these albums, please contact via private message here. We would be over the moon and immensely grateful. Thanks for reading and considering. PS: I am willing to travel to get them. With appreciation, Marie
Request: Tragically Hip CD or album (Ottawa East) - Hello fellow members, I am looking For: Tragically Hip CD or album; ANY CONDITION whatsoever, scratched cd or damaged jewel case,,, anything of this CD. • Hipeponymous This is the last one needed to complete the collection for my friend's son. They are both Hip lovers and It would form part of a wall "montage" which is totally epic!!! The photo of cd/album is included and would be part of his wall montage. We have been looking in the Thrift shops everywhere. We've been for more than 5 years now. I hope to help him conclude this for his B-Day later this year. I would really love to come through for him. So if you have one or both these albums, please contact via private message here. We would be over the moon and immensely grateful. Thanks for reading and considering. PS: I am willing to travel to get them. With appreciation, Marie
Request: headphones (Ottawa East) - Hoping to find: A pair of over or on-ear wireless (bluetooth) headphones for my music lovin' 82 year old father who still goes to the gym 3 times a week for hours and hours at a time. His ear buds (cheaper ones) always fall out because of his hearing aids so over or on-ear style would be amazing (size large). If you have a pair not getting any love and attention, believe me, he would put them to good use. We both would be grateful. Thanks for looking and considering. Internet pics as examples only
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Request: blankets (Ottawa East) Received - Hello, I am volunteering for a homeless shelter. They are in dyer need of blankets in new or excellent used condition. We are gathering next Thursday to hand them blankets. If you have some not getting any love, the homeless would be immensely grateful for your contributions to their warmth. I live close to Trim Rd in Orleans but am willing to travel some KMs to pick up in order to help out. Thank you for reading and considering. Marie
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Request: Traditional Drums (Ottawa East) Received - Can you help? A HUGE gift is needed. My indigenous friend, who is an educational specialist is in need of traditional drums!!! She wants to start a free drumming group as our beautiful city is lacking in Indigenous culture opportunities. The drumming group will be for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Orleans residents starting in January. Any drums similar as the ones in the picture attached would be immensely appreciated. Thank you for reading and considering.
Request: Corelle Bakeware (Ottawa East) Received - Looking for (desperately) for a few 7 or 8 inch Corningware bakeware with (or without) venting cover like the one in the picture (I believe it's 24 oz). I have been all over and cannot find any. If yours is taking up precious cupboard space and collecting dust, I would be so happy to put it to good use. This is the only container my son uses for his lunches as works nights and does not have access to any source of power and these little bakeware dishes keep his food relatively warm. I would be IMMENSELY grateful to find at least one or two extras so I can prep his lunches in advance. Thank you so much for looking and considering.
Request: Backstreet Boys Poster (Ottawa East) - Hello, I am looking to fulfill a young lady's wish in finding a Backstreet Boys poster to display in her bedroom. She is totally head over heals about them. I just can't find one anywhere. Please, if you have one collecting dust and you are willing to part with it, I could arrange for a porch pick up, best in East Ottawa as I live just past Orleans. Thank you so much for considering her. Please refer to pics for examples.
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Request: Older iPad for an elderly lady (Ottawa East) Received - Hello, I come to you because I am looking to gift a 92 year old lady who is very strong, alert but quite bored. I was hoping to surprise her with an older version of iPad because she absolutely LOVES playing games. It would help with memory, stimulation etc...and she would actually have fun!! I really cannot afford one. So, I am turning to the generous community to see if someone would have one collecting dust and willing to part with it. Although I live in Cumberland, I work on Carling Ave near Preston St and would be willing to travel. I know she would be over the moon. Thank you so much for reading and considering us. Marie
Request: Publication-1975 Health Canada (Ottawa East) - Looking for a hard copy of the following book/publication printed in 1975 with the authority of the Minister of National Health & Welfare. TITLE: Recommended standards for maternity and newborn care. I unfortunately do not have a picture of the cover. Please contact me if you have a copy you would be willing to part with. Thank you for reading and for considering me. Marie Request: Fabric/Fabric Scraps (Ottawa East) (Ottawa East) - Wishing for: Would love fabric or fabric scraps (med to large amounts) for our friends who makes dementia quilts for a nursing home. Staff asked for 10 but were thrilled with the generosity of our friends as they presented 25 to elders suffering with dementia. These are always free and our friends offer their time and effort and sewing supplies, no charge to any of the homes they donate to. I want to help out by gathering the fabrics they need to make more. If you have large enough amounts to gift us, I will drive to you if in reasonable distance. I live in Orleans but work on Carling Ave near Dow's Lake. We would be immensely grateful. Thanks for reading and considering. Marie
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Request: Fabric/Fabric Scraps (Ottawa East) - Wishing for and would love fabric/ fabric scraps (med to large amounts) for our friends who make dementia quilts for a nursing home. Staff asked for 10 but were thrilled with the generosity of our friends as they presented 25. These are free and our friends give of their time, no charge to any of the homes that they supply. I want to help out by gathering the fabrics they need to make more. If you have large enough amounts to gift us, I will drive to you if in reasonable distance. I live in Orleans but work on Carling Ave near Dow's Lake. We would be immensely grateful. Thanks for reading and considering. Marie
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Request: Jody Cowgirl Dashboard Spinner (Ottawa East) - Hello, I am looking to buy a Jody Cowgirl Pole Dancer Dashboard Spinner as in the pictures attached. Please email me if you have one to offer. Thanks for reading and considering. Marie
Request: Dinning Room Set (Ottawa East) Received - Hello, I am hoping to find help here. It is for a father of 4 children (9months to 7 years old). He has lost everything and needs to rebuild. They need so much, it's discouraging. He was gifted a Queen size bed but needs a comforter and bed linen. Even size Double would be greatly appreciated. They do not have a kitchen table so the most important item needed at the moment is a dining room set with chairs. It has to be small yet big enough for 5 or 6 people. This father is struggling so much. Please, if you can help, I am willing to drive to pick up the dinning set, comforters or any other kitchen items you may have to gift. We would be immensely grateful. Thanks for reading and considering. Pictures for attention and examples
Request: Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds (Ottawa East) - Looking for: would anyone have the Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds book and cd lying around collecting dust and are ready to part with? I would be immensely grateful. I would like to help out a young autistic boy who has developed a passion and obsession for birds. Thanks for reading and considering. I could promptly pick up.
Request: Real or Fake Fur Coat (Ottawa East) - Thanks for reading and considering: Needed; used real or fake fur coats. Any size, any colour and any kind of fur. If you have one or more collecting dust in storage, and although I live in Cumberland (East Ottawa) I am willing to travel if you are ready to part with them. Thanks again for considering me. :-) Hope you have an amazing day!! Marie
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Request: Steel Toe Boots Size 11 (Ottawa East) - Hello, I am looking to help out a friend. Her son has been battling cancer for a long time. He is currently in remission. He wants to register to a trade school. Her mother absolutely wants to encourage him. They are financially strapped therefore I told her I would ask this awesome community for help. He needs a pair of size 10.5-11 steel toe boots in excellent used condition to be accepted in the program. We would be immensely grateful if you had a pair that is collecting dust or are not being worn and that you are ready to part with. Although I am in Cumberland, I work on Carling Ave so I am willing to travel just about anywhere to help make his dream come true. Thank you so much for reading and considering us. Marie
Request: Turtle Figurines (Ottawa East) - Hello, I am hoping to find a very unique turtles. If you had any collecting dust and that you would be willing to part with, it would make my son so happy. He has been collecting them since he was 4 years old. He only has a handful in his collection. I would have loved to gift him a few for his upcoming birthday. If you have some you are willing to part with, please contact me, or send me pictures. I work on Carling Ave, near Dow's Lake but willing to travel for the right turtle. Refer to pictures for examples. Thank you so much for reading and for considering. Request: binoculars (Ottawa East) - I would love to be considered for a pair of binoculars for a family with 4 children. I would be immensely grateful if you have a pair to gift as you no longer use them and are willing to part with, please think of us. Thanks for reading and considering. Marie Request: Binoculars (Ottawa East) - Would love to be considered for a pair of binoculars for a family with 4 children. I would be immensely grateful if you have a pair you no longer use and are willing to part with, please think of us. Thanks for reading and considering. Marie Request: Baby Boy Clothing (Ottawa East) - Hello, I am looking to help a family in need. Mother in need is a recent cancer survivor and is now carrying a healthy baby boy. We are looking for excellent used condition clothes from size new born to 18 months including foot ware. If you have such items you are ready to part with, please contact me...she would be immensely grateful. I will pick up for her. Thanks for reading and for considering us. God bless. Marie Request: Converse Shoes (Ottawa East) - Hello, I am desperately looking for a free pair of ladies Converse runners (see pic for size and style) and 1X, age appropriate school clothing for a female teenager. I have posted pics for examples but any excellent used condition tops, sweaters, hoodies would be immensely appreciated. I am helping out a single mother with her teenage daughter who are struggling a lot, both financially and emotionally. They just recently had their hydro suspended but it was finally reset. The daughter suffers from severe anxiety and depression. High school can be a cruel place sometimes. The mother is working two jobs but times are still quite hard. I live in Orleans but am willing to travel to pick up anything you have to gift. They would be immensely grateful. Believe me. Request: Kindle Paperwhite Ereader (Ottawa East) - Could you help me find a Kindle Paperwhite eReader? They are very hard to find. I want this particular Kindle because of the backlit screen. I would be very happy if you could help me find one. I would be immensely grateful if you could had one collecting dust and they you would be willing to part with. I would be forever thankful. Please refer to picture for example. Thanks for reading and considering. Marie Request: Empty Baby Food Jars with Lids (Ottawa East) - Hello, I am looking for empty baby food jars with lids for all types of arts and crafts and for school projects. Please email me if you have some you are willing to offer for free. Thanks for reading and considering. Marie