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Refugee initiative sets winter clothing drive for refugees in Westchester, NYC, Connecticut

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Winter Clothing Drive

Help support refugees rebuilding their lives in the U.S.

Members of the Westchester Refugee Initiative are collecting warm clothing and other items for refugees in Westchester, New York City and Connecticut.

We have gathered a specific list of needs from our partners at Catholic Charities, HIAS and IRIS, as well as some of our WRI member groups. Coats and boots are the biggest need!

Please see our wish list at the link below and sign up for any items that you will contribute. Items can be either NEW or LIGHTLY USED and CLEAN.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/70a084fa5a92fa3fb6-hhrwri

Drop-off dates:

Wednesday November 7, 4pm-8pm

St. Catherine’s Rectory in Pelham

25 Second Ave (please use the door to the basement, not the main door to the church)

Saturday November 10, 9am-4pm

St. John’s Episcopal Church in Larchmont

4 Fountain Square (use the side entrance on Linden Ave)

In addition to donations, we need volunteers! Can you help receive, sort, pack up or deliver the donations? Please see our volunteer sign-up sheet here!For more information, contact our volunteer Drive Coordinator at

For more information, contact our volunteer Drive Coordinator at laura.hupprich@gmail.com.

Note, if you have items to donate but that item is not on our wish list, please consider another worthy charity in Westchester, see our suggestions here.

 

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One Response to “Refugee initiative sets winter clothing drive for refugees in Westchester, NYC, Connecticut”

  1. Laura Dunckley @Zont of Westchester on February 10th, 2019 3:31 pm

    We have clothing for women & children. Are you still collecting? If so where?
    Thank you
    L Dunckley

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