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More liquids. Unscented laundry detergent, dish soap (house staff love to overuse cleaning supplies), hair conditioner, chocolate chips, pasta sauce, soups, more Mexican ingredients like salsa, beans, hot sauce, tortillas, taco shells. The CLO has a comprehensive list of things that are not available on the local economy. - Oct 29, 2017
Salsa, more ingredients for Mexican food. - Oct 18, 2017
A treadmill, more transformers for U.S. appliances or more European wired/plug appliances, contact solution as it is not sold, a big comfy recliner, quality nail polish, pepperoni (any shelf stable meat like packaged bacon or ham), framed photos family and friends (but you can get those made, take a memory card to Photo Guidee and buy local leather wrapped frames), large hats to protect from sun, and more things to donate to local children like toys and crafts. - Aug 2, 2015
Any comfort foods or things you enjoy. Lightweight active wear. Lots of cheap dress clothes, if you are going to work professionally, because your clothes will be ruined by the end of your time here. - Jul 7, 2013