Tour Company

    Domino Volunteers

    Most of the items on our needs list can be purchased in Colombia, although they may be more expensive here. Please email us at dominovolunteers@gmail.com regarding what time of year you wish to come, if you would like to purchase items from our needs list locally and what supplies you wish to take so that we can connect you to the project with the most need at that time.

    Project

    A variety of local projects are supported including children’s after school art, sport and literacy programs, watersports programs, that focus on surfing, windsurfing, paddle boarding, snorkeling and scuba diving for adolescence and young adults and several projects that teacher English to children or adults.

    An asterisk (*) before an item indicates this item is most urgently needed.

    Needs

    General School Supplies:
    Compasses, Glue Sticks, Pens, and Solar Lantern Lights

    Reference Materials:
    (English and Spanish) Dictionaries

    Laminated Wall Charts:
    (English and Spanish) Language

    Computer Hardware/Software:
    Flash Drives/Memory Sticks, Printers, Tablets, USB Cables, and Working Laptops

    Educational Games/Toys:
    Chess Sets, Stuffed Animals/Soft Toys, and Puzzles

    Sports/Outdoor Activity:
    *Fins, Soccer Balls, Team Uniforms/Kits for Soccer, *Rash Guards, *Scuba Diving Masks, *Snorkels, and *Wet Suits (for Children Studying Marine Conservation in the Ocean)

    Clothing/Shoes:
    New or Gently Used Children’s Clothing and Shoes

    Linens:
    Bath Towels

    Health/Personal Grooming:
    Deodorant, Hair Brushes, Hair Pins and Elastic Hair Bands, Multivitamin Tablets, Shampoos, Tampons, Toothbrushes, and Toothpaste

    Art Supplies for Artist Initiatives and Community Produced Projects: Acrylic Brushes and Paints, Craft Glue, Craft Scissors, Knitting Needles, Tape Measures, and Wire Cutters

    Gardening:
    Gardening Gloves

    Initiatives Supported

    All the needs are current as of November 23, 2020

    Listed on this page are the specific needs requested by the community project(s) so you can choose exactly what to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you take them.

    Candy and balloons are not on the needs list as they are harmful for the children and the environment for the following reasons:
    • Few of the children benefiting from these projects have access to toothpaste, toothbrushes, or a dentist. The candy promotes cavities.
    • The balloons once they become deflated are a choking hazard for local wildlife.

    Instead of taking candy or balloons, use that space for additional requested supplies, as they are priceless.