Wish List


Our donors have always been incredibly generous in their gifts to the Sisters. Please consider helping us with some very practical needs that are on our wish list.


Garden Stones

50 needed | cost: $500 medium size; $1,000 large size

Honor or remember a loved one with a beautiful garden stone while supporting our permaculture site and our sustainability efforts. Stones can be engraved with your short message.


Examples: medium garden stone on left, large garden stone on right.

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Adjustable Wire Shelving for Arts & Crafts Room

2 units needed | cost: $425 each

The new arts & crafts room in the DLC is being used by Sisters to express their creativity through art. Wire shelving is a durable and flexible way to store art supplies and allow art pieces to dry properly.



Motherhouse Campus Water Filtration System

15 Bottle Fill Stations | cost: $2,470 each
6 Drinking Water Stations for Dining Rooms/Kitchens | $730 each

TOTAL COST: $41,430 - Provided! Thank you!

water station for campus

The city of Adrian provides safe drinking water but the process often leaves the water unpalatable. This causes a dilemma for the care facilities for our Sisters who need to keep well hydrated for health and well being. We researched several means to provide quality, fresh-tasting water for our campus. It was determined that well-placed water/bottle filling stations in the residential areas of the Maria, Regina and Weber buildings will provide our Sisters fresh-tasting water while also providing co-workers a means to refill their water bottles and eliminate the need for single use plastic bottled water.  

Water filtration systems in our dining rooms will also provide clear, fresh water to our Sisters, retreatants, visitors and co-workers. 


New Mattresses for Weber Center

70 68 needed | cost: $510 each (includes mattress cover)

The Weber Retreat and Conference Center is in need of new mattresses. The cost listed includes a mattress cover with each mattress.


New Recliners/Lift Chairs for Sisters

80 70 needed | cost: $1,000 each

Our senior Sisters living in the Dominican Life Center’s assisted living and nursing communities are in need of lift chairs and recliners for safety and comfort. Most of the existing chairs are outdated and worn, and need to be replaced. 

photo of recliner chair model  


DLC Beauty Salon Renovations

Help us to refurbish our dated campus beauty salon, where 250-plus Sisters living on campus receive care.


Item   Quantity Needed   Cost 
Shampoo Sinks  3 1    each $4,750 
Roll Away Stand Dryer   1 0  $393 
Stationary Dryer  1 0  $592 
Access Styling Chair 
 2 1    each $699 
Salon Station with Mirror     3 1    each $2,058 



Mobility Scooter for Weber Center

 1  needed | cost: $1,500 - Provided! Thank you!

One mobility scooter is needed for our elderly Sisters living in Weber Center. The new scooters will allow our Sisters to easily access different areas of our campus as needed. They will be shared among Sisters living in Weber Center.

mobility scooter for weber center