This week we have a very special request for those planning to attend our Wednesday Open House event. One of our members has organized a clothing & toiletry drive to benefit those experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia. She works at Mary Howard Health Center—a local health center that provides primary care and social services to patients on the homeless continuum—which is hosting a summer clothing boutique this week, July 22-24. The boutique will offer an opportunity for individuals in need to “shop” (all items being FREE, of course!) for summer clothing, accessories, and personal care items.
They are looking for donations of the following needed items:
- Gently used men’s clothing (t-shirts, dress shirts, shorts, pants, shoes—they are particularly in need of sizes XL & up/size 36 and up
- New men’s socks (preferably white for their diabetic patients)
- New Toiletries (soaps, shampoos, deodorants, lotions, toothbrushes, toothpaste, shaving supplies)
Any quantity of the above items would help them give to their patients in need this summer.
Please bring donations with you this Wednesday to our Open House event! Corrie (Hiver & Mary Howard HC employee) will be there and is happy to share more details about the event and the work that Mary Howard Health Center does within the homeless community in Philadelphia.
You can also drop off items at Mary Howard Health Center, located at the corner of 9th & Sansom Streets (entrance on Sansom).
Please feel free to contact Corrie with any inquiries (ctice_at_phmc_dot_org).
Corrie thanks you in advance for helping make this event a success!