The Sojourner Center provides shelter and support services to individuals affected by domestic violence. Families can discover hope and have the opportunity to build a new future free from violence.
Second Treasures is Sojourner Center’s donation and resource center where participants in Sojourner Center’s programs, as well as the public, have the opportunity to acquire clothing, toys, books, household items, furniture, etc.
To learn more about how you can make a donation of new or gently used household items, please call the store or the administrative offices.
Sojourner’s Second Treasures Donation and Resource Center
1639 East McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Store Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Store Phone: 602-253-9180
Administrative Offices Phone: 602-244-0997
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Ongoing Supply Needs
Did you know?...Sojourner Center uses over 108,000 diapers each year?
If you can assist in any way, or be able to share this list with any number of friends and associates, your help and support is appreciated. If you are interested in donating any of the following needed “high need” items, please contact Sojourner’s Second Treasures donation center or administrative office (address and phone number above).
To print the "Needs" list, click here.
- Diapers sizes 4, 5 & 6
- Baby food
- Soy and non-soy and baby formula
- Baby items (blankets, clothes, bottles, shampoo/wash, etc.)
- Baby wipes
- New Crib sheets
- Socks and undergarments (all sizes women and children)
- Hand sanitizer
- Feminine Hygiene products
- 8 Oz. or larger shampoo
- 8 Oz. or larger lotions
- Tooth brushes
- Dental floss
- New Pillows
- New Blankets
- Twin sheet sets
- Towel sets
- Combs and brushes
Do you like to knit or crochet? The women who arrive at Sojourner Center often come without any personal possessions. The “purses” that you make are filled with personal hygiene items and are very much appreciated. You can use leftover yarn and any color combination you choose. Completed purses can be brought to the church office. For more information or if you need yarn contact Chris Mahon at 480-893-2579 x130 or email@example.com.
To print purse instructions, click here.
Yarn: 4 ply (assorted leftover yarn is fine)Size G hook
Gauge: 4sc per inch
BASE: ch 45, 2 sc in 2nd ch, sc to end of row. 3 sc in last ch. sc in each free loop of beginning chain, slip stitch to first sc, chain 1 of beginning chain
BODY OF PURSE: sc in each sc of base row. Do not join. Continue sc around until purse measures 9 ½ or 10 inches, sl st to join, chain 3
LACING ROW: sc in 2nd sc, *ch 2, skip 1 sc, sc in next sc*, continue around, sl st in 1st ch; chain 3.
Row 2: dc in each stitch around, end.
DRAWSTRINGS: (make 2) with double yard, chain for 40 inches.
Beginning at left end, weave drawstring through every 3rd space on lacing row, end at left end, tie ends together. Weave 2nd drawstring from right through same spaces as first drawstring. Tie ends together.
Yarn: 4 ply
Needles: Size 9 or 10
Cast on 60 sts (or 61 if using seed st )
BODY OF PURSE: Knit using seed st, garter st, or stockinette st for 9 ½ inches.
LACING ROW: K1, yo, K2 tog across row to last st, K1
FINISHING: K (in pattern) 3 rows, bind off. Sew side and bottom seams.
DRAWSTRINGS: Make 2 using double yarn (40 inches.) Crochet or finger crochet. Lace through holes and tie ends.
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