Coatesville VAVS Wish List - Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center
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Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center


Coatesville VAVS Wish List

Personal Hygiene/Comfort Items

  • Disposable Razors (name brand twin blade)
  • Denture Cleaner Tablets
  • Body Wash (men’s and women’s)
  • Men’s Deodorant
  • Soft Tissues
  • Shaving Cream
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush (single packaged)
  • Lotion
  • Small personal bedside fan (NOT floor models)
  • Aftershave (non-alcohol)
  • Ear plugs
  • Flip Flops (shower shoes)
  • Weighted blankets
  • Emery boards
  • Socks
  • Underwear Men’s (boxer briefs all sizes) Women’s
  • Undershirts Men’s (All sizes)
  • Eyeglass repair kits
  • Suspenders/belts
  • Sweatpants/sweatshirts (All Sizes)

Gift Cards (requesting increments of $10-$25 per card)

  • Wawa (to assist with Veterans coming to appointments)
  • Giant/ACME (high risk Veterans struggling financially)
  • Walmart
  • Uber (to assist with Veterans coming to appointments)
  • Dollar Tree
  • Canteen Books
  • Bowling Palace in Downingtown (for community outings)
  • Dairy Queen (for community outings)
  • Rita’s Italian Ice (for community outings)
  • Dunkin’ Donuts(for community outings)
  • Panera Bread (for community outings)
  • Local restaurants (for community outings)

Recreational Activity Items for Hospitalized Veterans

  • Daily Local or Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper subscription for CLC
  • Magazine subscriptions for CLC (sports, hunting/fishing, auto, history, gardening, travel, etc.)
  • Postage stamps and envelopes
  • Crossword, Word Search, Sudoku (regular and large print)
  • Headphones
  • 30-45 minute DVD programs, old time TV shows, relaxation, nature programs, educational videos, musical videos
  • Radio/CD players
  • Outdoor games (cornhole, bocce, ladder ball, etc.)
  • Adult coloring books and colored pencils
  • Calendars
  • Card games
  • Journal/notebooks
  • K-Cups
  • Individually wrapped cookies, crackers, chips, gum, hard candy, candy bars

VA Supportive Housing Needs

  • Welcome Carts
  • Air mattresses
  • Bedbug mattress covers (queen)
  • Blankets (twin or queen)
  • Pillow
  • Sheet sets (twin or queen)
  • Bath towel sets
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Clock
  • Clock radio
  • Small/medium coffee maker (no Keurig)
  • Basic kitchen utensil set
  • Measure cups, spatulas, mixing bowls
  • Fry pan
  • Baking sheet
  • Pot with lid
  • Pot holders
  • Dishes and silverware set for 4 people
  • Crock Pot
  • Countertop microwave
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Swiffer
  • Toilet brush
  • Broom/Dustpan
  • Lysol spray
  • All-purpose cleaner
  • Bucket
  • Small first aid kits
  • Flashlight
  • Dish Soap/laundry Soap

We do not accept donations of medical equipment (chair lifts, wheelchairs, beds, walkers, bedside commodes etc.). Additionally, we are not accepting donations of bar soap, VHS tapes, mouthwash with alcohol.

We do accept lap quilts and lap robes. Please ensure they are at minimum 45 inch x 60 inch. We do not have a need for smaller sizes or shawls. Twin- and full-size quilts are appreciated by our long term care Veterans and those in housing programs.