Salvation Army of Evansville collecting donations for hygiene kits

Published: Jul. 7, 2021 at 3:38 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 12, 2021 at 4:34 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - The Evansville Salvation Army is getting ready to distribute hygiene kits for the homeless.

The kits will be given as needed to homeless individuals in the community.

Development Coordinator Major Loren Carter says he is grateful for this opportunity to help.

“I like the idea that people can take care of themselves and clean themselves up and make themselves more presentable. Homelessness has it’s own difficulties and it makes me greatful that I have the ability to be this kind of help to them,” said Maj. Carter.

The Salvation Army is asking for your help in getting the following items.

  • Backpacks
  • Chapstick
  • Brushes/combs
  • Tampons/mini pads
  • Travel tissues
  • Body soap
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Powder
  • Body lotion
  • Sandwich bags
  • Baby wipes
  • Shaving cream

You can drop off these items at The Salvation Army on N. Fulton Avenue.

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