Conklin Center Wish lists 


Programs Department Wish list

  • Non-digital stove for the classroom kitchen
  • Refrigerators for classroom kitchen (2) – side by side doors, no water/ice dispenser, 20 cu. ft.
  • Refrigerators for in house apartments (3) – top freezer, no taller than 63 3/4″
  • Non-digital dishwashers for classroom kitchen and in house apartments
  • Nonstick cookware sets (2)
  • Cuisinart GR-4N 5-in-1 Griddler, Silver, Black Dials
  • Flooring – carpet and tile
  • Corded and cordless vacuum cleaners
  • New twin mattresses and box springs for dormitory
  • Minivan (1)
  • Wheelchair Van (1)
  • Wilson digital voice recorder
  • Sheet sets – twin or full (new and preferably white)
  • Towels (preferably white)
  • Bathmats (preferably dark)
  • Tall Laundry Hampers With Wheels & Lids
  • Dish Cloths
  • Foot stool *with support handle
  • Medicine Cabinets
  • Wall Cabinets
  • Freestanding Food Pantry That Locks
  • Any Apple Product, because they offer built-in accessibility for blind users. Especially useful are iPads and iPhones (4s or newer)
  • Silent Call Products: these provide accessible alerts for people who are deaf-blind (these replace a knock on the door, a doorbell, or fire alarm with a vibrating signal).

Products needed include:

  • Silent Call Signature Series Sidekick 11 Receiver with backup battery
  • Silent Call Signature Series Vibra-Call 3 Kit 6D – 418 MHz Alerting System
  • Garland Commercial Oven for the training facility kitchen
  • Laptop Computer
  • Ove™ Brand Oven Mitts
  • RUBY™ Brand Magnifier

Wish List (Long Term):

Replace Fire Alarm System in our residential training facility:  Estimated cost $25,000

Refurbish Recently-Purchased Duplex for use by our advanced students preparing for independent living (Replace roof and appliances, modify for wheelchair accessibility, paint and furnish). Estimated need is $50,000. Because we just came into possession of the building, this number is subject to adjustment based on contractor proposals.

Kitchen/Cafeteria Wish List

  • New Dishwasher (Hobart)
  • New 6 burner stove with flat grill commercial (Garland)
  • New meat slicer (Hobart)
  • New steam table (Hobart)
  • New salad bar (Hobart)
  • New reach in refrigerator (Whirlpool)
  • New pots with lids
  • New pans
  • New garbage disposal (Hobart)
  • New commercial toaster (Hobart)
  • New sheet pans
  • New faucets for sinks (Delta)
  • New computer (Lenovo)
  • New two basket deep fryer automatic light (Hobart)