Spring Homeless Connect event collecting donations now

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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) — The Southeast Alabama Coalition for the Homeless (SEACH) and Comcast will sponsor a Homeless Connect event in Dothan on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The event will take place from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m. in the back parking lot at Wiregrass 2-1-1, 545 West Main St., Suite 313 in Dothan. A meal and much needed supplies will be delivered to homeless areas, camps and individuals. We need your help. Supplies and volunteers are needed for the event. Drop off items in Dothan at Wiregrass 2-1-1, Monday - Friday (545 W Main St., Suite 313, Dothan) until May 3rd between the hours of 8:00 - 4:30. 7 - 9 a.m. on May 4th

► Food Items: Pop-Top/Quick Eat Non-Perishable Food Items & Bottled Water, Vienna sausages, Beanie Weenies, Ramen Noodles, Fruit Cups, Granola Bars, Ravioli, Tuna, PB Crackers, Cheese Crackers, Small Bag Chips, Small Bag Crackers, Spam/Potted Meat, Canned Soup, Spagheetios, Cookie Packs, Apple Sauce, Small Bag of Nuts, Beef Jerky, Boxed Raisins, Fruit Snacks, Trail Mix, Small Canned Pop Top Veggies

► Toiletry Items: Shampoo, Conditioner, Deodorant, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Razor, Shave Cream, Body Lotion Bath Soap, Shower Gel, Comb, Toilet Paper, Feminine Pads

► Baby Items: Diapers, Wipes

► Only Summer Specific Clothing Items in Sizes Adult Male, Adult Female, Child Male, and Child Female: Shorts, Shoes & Sandals Only

► Living Items: New Socks, New Underwear, Hat/Cap, Bandana, Sunglasses, Umbrellas, Rain Coats, Purses, Wallets, Blankets, Sheets, Tents, Bikes, Air Mattresses/Cots, Camp Chairs, Colman Stoves, Mini Propane Tanks, Large Propane Tanks, Flash Lights, Belts, Back Packs, Bug Spray, Batteries, Sunscreen and Can Openers.

Volunteers are needed from 7 - 9 a.m. on May 4th to help sort and pack the food and supplies for the homeless. Volunteers are also needed from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. to deliver the food and supplies to homeless areas, camps and people. If you would like to volunteer on May 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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