Fall Homeless Stand Down Event needs help from the community

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DOTHAN, Ala. (PR) — The Southeast Alabama Coalition for the Homeless (SEACH) will sponsor a Homeless Stand Down/Connect event in Dothan on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Donated supplies and volunteers are needed for the event. On November 4th, a meal and much needed supplies will be delivered to homeless areas, camps and individuals.

We are reaching out to the Wiregrass Community for items needed for the Stand Down.

Please, no clothing except coats/sweaters only for men, women & children.
There are many local organizations providing clothing on a weekly basis year round.

Hygiene Needs: combs, hair brushes, personal hygiene items (Soap, Shampoo, Razor, Deodorant, Toothbrush and Tooth paste, lotion), and women’s hygiene items

Bedding/Sleeping Needs: flat sheets, sleeping bags, tents, air mattresses or cots

Food: non-perishable food items

Other Needs: flash lights, batteries, wallets, purses, camp chairs, Coleman stoves, personal camping sized propane bottles, belts, bikes, bug spray & backpacks

Donations can be dropped off at the Wiregrass 2-1-1 office Monday - Friday (545 W Main St., Suite 313) until November 3rd between the hours of 8:00-4:30. On November 4th, 7-10 a.m.

Volunteers are needed from 7 - 10 a.m. on November 4th to help sort and pack the food and supplies for the homeless. Volunteers are also needed from 10 a.m. to 12 noon to deliver the food and supplies to homeless areas, camps and people. If you would like to volunteer on November 4th, go to the Covan trailer in the back parking lot at Wiregrass 2-1-1, 545 West Main St., Suite 313 in Dothan.

For additional info, dial 2-1-1. Thank you for your support!

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