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Point in Time Count of Homeless Takes Place at The Franklin Center January 25th

Each year, the last Wednesday of January is designated for a National Point in Time Count of the homeless. This year, on January 25th, Beaver County will once again participate in this project.

As part of the project, the Franklin Center provides participants with a homeless kit of items to make life a little easier for homeless individuals.  Below are ideas of items that would be helpful for those kits.

You can help by donating a few items for the boxes

Donations of the following will be helpful:

Disposable razors
Lip balm
Travel deodorant
Body wash
Folding travel toothbrushes
Travel toothpaste
Wet wipes
Granola bars
Crackers (individually wrapped)                                                                                                                 Combs and small hair brushes
Tampons (let’s not forget the needs of females)
Hand warmers
Shaving cream
Cheese or peanut butter crackers                                 

Dry drink packets
Containers of applesauce and /or pudding
Vienna sausages with pull off lids
Plastic forks and spoons

(new items of course, not used)

Your donations of items need to be delivered to the Franklin Center of Beaver County, Inc. by no later than Monday, January 23, 2017.  Please bring them to 524 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa PA  15001.

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