BUILD THE LOUNGE

We've partnered with DAAM Projects who have created an incredible rehab design for our building and soon our fantastic local contractor - The BOWA Group - will break ground and breathe new life into this space! If you feel supportive spaces for youth facing poverty and homelessness are important consider donating to make this space happen. If you have ability to provide these materials yourself or know someone who can consider donating them to the LYTE Lounge.

Click "DONATE TO THIS ITEM" - if you'd like to donate towards these items for our space!

Click "PROVIDE THIS MATERIAL" - if you've got these materials to give or know someone who would donate them. If we source these materials we can reduce our construction costs significantly.

 

FLOORING

We’re planning on repairing all of our existing floors - help us make these floors beautiful!

We're looking for - 12,000 SF of Engineered Hardwood Flooring or Armstrong Striations Natural Creations Flooring (or something similar)

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HVAC

The LYTE Lounge is over 12,500 SF of space - heating, cooling, and temperature control is really important to our daily operations. Contributing to our HVAC needs would make you really cool! (oof, sorry.)

We're looking for - three (3) Big A** Fans (<-that's their actual name) - Esessence Series 10' X 32" and Mechanical Units. Our Design Team has planned for the following carrier equipment - [(3) 48TCFA08 (2)48TCFA12, (1) 24ACB748 & (1) 59TP5A080E21], BUT WE’D HAPPILY ACCEPT ANYTHING COMPARABLE!

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NEW WALLS

Our project site has tons of wall space - help us make these walls beautiful so we can get to covering them in tons of youth artwork!

We're looking for - ALL THE PARTS AND PIECES TO BUILD OUR WALLS! SPECIFICALLY:

28,000SF OF 5/8” TYPE C GYPSUM WALL BOARD / 1,706LF OF METAL STUDS / 55 ROLLS OF R13 BATT INSULATION / 35 PACKS OF DRYWALL SCREWS / 50 GALLONS OF PAINT

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TILES

We have 10 ADA Bathrooms so we're looking for quite a bit of tiles!

We're looking for -
400SF OF CERAMIC FLOOR TILE

1,510SF OF CERAMIC WALL TILE

50 GALLONS OF ADHESIVE & 25 GALLONS OF GROUT

BRANDS WERE PLANNING FOR AND EXCITED ABOUT- NEMO AND DALTILE

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COUNTERTOP

We know the kitchen will be a central piece of our building where plenty of cooking classes and meals will made - we're in need of about 100 ft. of durable countertops.

We're looking for - Quartz or HI-MAC M322 Pantheon (or something similar)

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KITCHEN

We'll be preparing meals for young people here as well as using this space as a teaching kitchen. This equipment is so important for us!

We're looking for -THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL-GRADE APPLIANCES:
Refrigerator - GE GDE25ESK Energy Star 24.9 CUFT Bottom Freezer (OR SIMILAR)

TRUE T-43 54” Two Section Refrigerator (OR SIMILAR)

Dishwasher - Champion UL-130 21 Racks Per Hour Low Temp

Undercounter Dishwasher (Or Similar)

SInk & Faucet - KOHLER K-20060-4 VERSE SS DROP-IN & SS

Commercial Spray Faucet K-10651-SD-VS

Stove top - THOR 6.7 Cu.Ft. Professional Gas Range in Stainless Steel Model: HDM4801U (or something similar)

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LAUNDRY

We're excited to offer young people a place where they can safely do their laundry - let's make it happen!

We're looking for -
Washer - Whirlpool - W10918732B 27" Commercial Electric Washer - Stackable (or something similar)
Dryer - Whirlpool - CED9160GW 27" Commercial Electric Dryer - Stackable (or something similar)

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PLUMBING & FIXTURES

We're updating 10 bathrooms in the LYTE Lounge space to make them more accessible and comfortable for the young people who will come to our space. To create these new accommodations we're looking to source as many of these ADA restroom features as possible.

We're looking for -
Toilets & Sinks - Wall-hung ADA Compliant Toilets and sinks ( as well as faucets and other fittings to finish the bathrooms )

Brands we’re excited for! - KOHLER, HANSGROHE / AXOR AND DURAVIT.

We’d happily accept materials donations from other maufacturers as long as they meet ADA Accessibility Standards.

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