10 Ways Families Can Get Involved from home for The Children’s Inn: #1 Collect fresh fruit/vegetables from your neighbors to share with our Inn Residents. #2. Conduct a non-perishable food drive to help stock The Inn’s “Help Yourself Pantry.” #3. Collect new hotel toiletries for our Inn Residents. #4. Bake desserts for teacart in lobby. Cupcakes, brownies, cookies, chocolate covered pretzels, etc. #5. Make placemats for our three dining room tables. At least 11” X 17” (legal size paper) or larger. Designs can be bright, colorful drawings, happy messages, etc. Does not have to be laminated. #6. Make creative centerpieces for the three dining room tables. Can be holiday related or not. #7. Make crafts for the mailbox stuffer program/Thoughtful Treasures. Approx. 75 items distributed each night. See website for more details. (www.childrensinn.org) #8. Decorate new standard size pillowcases with fabric markers. Children are able to use them at The Inn and take them home. #9. Collect “Most Needed Items” listed on our website at www.childrensinn.org #10. Collect bottles of water, snacks & activity books to make a basket for our adult caregivers For more information, please call 301-594-5364 or visit the website: www.childrensinn.org.