Lamia Afghan Foundation

How To Give Afghanistan Money, Aid, And Supplies

At the Lamia Afghan Foundation , it is our goal to give Afghanistan children a chance to rebuild their country by improving their living conditions and educational opportunities. How can you help? Consult the below guidelines for giving Afghan aid.

  • Clothing: All sizes and styles are needed, men's, women's, and children - new or used, clean and in good condition, including trousers, shirts, socks, skirts, sweaters, jackets, coats, and gloves.
  • Shoes: All sizes are needed - especially infants and children. Work boots, casual shoes, sandals, clogs, and sneakers for men, women and children are preferred. No electronics, please!
  • Other Items & Supplies: Blankets and comforters, new or used but in good condition, are always welcome.
  • Toys, games and stuffed animals: New or used, but clean and in good working order.

School Supplies

  • Backpacks or book bags
  • Pencils (wooden with erasers)
  • Ink pens (any size or color)
  • Composition books (bound)
  • Coloring books
  • Crayons (small boxes)
  • Rulers & Protractors
  • Erasers
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Scissors (small)
  • Glue sticks
  • Highlighters

Teachers’ Kits

  • Flash cards, visual aids and instruction manuals for Math, Science, English, and the Alphabet
  • Index cards (3 X 5 and 5 X 7)
  • Ball point pens (any color) and pencils
  • Tape (masking and Scotch-type)
  • Scissors (large)
  • Paper clips
  • Colored push pins
  • World maps
  • Art stencils
  • Stickers (as rewards for good work)Post-it Note pads (any size or color)
  • Notebooks and folders
  • Indelible markers (all colors and styles)
  • chalk and blackboard erasers
  • Whiteboard, colored markers and erasers
  • Staplers with refills
  • bottled glue for art projects
  • Poster paper (any color)
  • Large boxes of crayons
  • Glue sticks

IMPORTANT NOTE: Because of religious and cultural sensitivities, we cannot accept articles with religious themes, or that portray images of pigs (i.e., Porky Pig, Miss Piggy, Piglet, etc.). Also, for security reasons, we cannot accept battery-powered shoes, toys, and stuffed animals, or other articles that are battery-operated, or that contain electronic devices of any type.