Donations Needed for Ventura’s New Homeless Shelter! You may have some of this stuff in your garage!

Ventura’s new year-round shelter, The Arch: All Roads Connect To Housing, opens on 1/9/20 and will make a huge impact in the lives of those experiencing homelessness in Ventura.

Below is a list of items that would be very helpful if they were donated. Please donate by the end of 2019. ‘Tis the Season!

If you can assist, please contact Meredith Hart (mhart@cityof ventura.ca.gov). In addition, please feel free to pass this on to any group, faith community, service club, or individual who could assist with the suggested donations.

CLOTHES 

*New Please
– Socks
– Underwear
– Sweatpants
– Sweatshirt
– Shirts
FOOD & SNACKS
– Cup o Noodle – chicken and beef
– Cookies
– Chewy granola bars
Coffee
Creamer (powdered, different avors)
Sugar
– Tea Bags
– Lemonade
Individual chip/snack bags
Individually wrapped
Peanut Butter/Cheese crackers
Raisins/dried fruit
– Oatmeal
– Applesauce
TOILETRY KIT
– Shampoo
Conditioner
Soap
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Deodorant
Lotion
– Adult Diapers
Maxi Pads
Tampons
Hairbrush
LARGER ITEMS
– 2 TV’s with Wall Mounts
– 2 Charging station plug strips
– 6 Laptop computer
– 2 Large drink cooler
2 Coffee Urns
2 Microwave
10 Kitchen serving utensils
10 Ocean Themed Art
110 Bath Towels
– 55 Beds-Monetary donation of $500 per bed
10 Large Trash Cans
– Books
All monetary donations are to be made to “Mercy House” with Ventura Shelter in the memo line. Please coordinate with Meredith Hart mhart@cityofventura.ca.gov or Anabel anabelg@mercyhouse.net for physical donations.

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