We need the following items to finish rebuilding our house:

  • Insulation, CC spray foamDIY kit purchased from SoyThane
  • Insulation, fiberglass battdonated by HUMC
  • HVAC system:
  • Drywall, 1/2″ for wallsdonated by HUMC
  • Drywall, 5/8″ for ceilings
  • Kitchen appliances:
    • Refrigerator
    • Dishwasher
    • Slide-in (island) electric range or separate electric cooktop and electric oven – cooktop donated by Jon Lukes & friends
    • Island range hoodpurchased from Overstock.com
    • Microwave
  • Sinks, vessel type for bathroom (2)
  • Fixtures, bathroom sink (3)
  • Cabinets, kitchen & bath
  • Countertops, kitchen & bath
  • Flooring, horizontal natural bamboo
  • Flooring, slate tile
  • Trim, interior:
  • Trim, exterior (cement board)we decided to use treated lumber and should have enough
  • Paint, exterior & VOC free interior (such as Freshaire)
  • Doors, interior
  • Staircase components (treads, balusters, handrails, newel posts, etc.)
  • Deck railingdonated by 84 Lumber
  • Treated lumberdonated by 84 Lumber
  • Plywood, 1/4″ exterior grade (40 sheets)
  • Ceiling fans, (3 – we would like to have 2 of these and 1 of these from Lowes and 1 of these from Home Depot)
  • Window treatments
  • Closet shelving and racks
  • Living room furniture
  • Dining table and chairs (we plan to build the table but need chairs to go with)
  • Table saw (ours is dying)
  • Septic system repair (need a new aerator)
  • Telephone cabling and equipmentdonated by John Trahan at Total Technology Solutions
  • Scaffolding or mechanical lift for installation of siding (we don’t need to keep this, just borrow)provided by HUMC
  • Cash donations for materials and rentNovember 2009 is our last month in the rental
  • We can always use volunteer labor too – special thanks to the Heritage United Methodist Church in D’Iberville and the wonderful volunteers that traveled hundreds of miles to help rebuild our area
  • Also, special thanks to Mike Hines, owner of Homepath Products, for donation of eXapath cable conduit system and Tony Oldmixon for electrical work

Other things we need:

  • Chain saw
  • Fencing
  • Roll(s) of screen or enclosure kit (to enclose underside of house)
  • Pro bono legal advice or representation

We would love to trade our services for your products so please do not hesitate to contact us if you need a website or related work.

Any person or organization that donates will be granted full rights to use our story and images for advertising and publications. We will be more that happy to give testimonials on film and/or in writing.


4 thoughts on “Wishlist”

  1. Hey very nice blog!!….I’m an instant fan, I have bookmarked you and I’ll be checking back on a regular….See ya 🙂

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