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Organization collecting items for homeless care packages

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Posted at 9:11 PM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 22:11:38-04

One organization is asking for donations to help them create care packages for the homeless populations of Acadiana.

Helping Neighbors will give away the care packages and food on Saturday, May 22 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at 209 Garfield Street in Lafayette.

They say their goal is to raise $2,000 to help serve 100 homeless individuals. To make a donation:

  • Venmo @ Helpful-Neighbors
  • Cash app $helpfulneighbors20
  • pay pal @ helpfulneighbors

Items that are still needed for care packages include the following:

  • Socks
  • cooling rags
  • lightweight blankets
  • toothbrushes
  • toothpaste
  • wipes
  • hand sanitizer
  • body wash
  • deodorant

For more information on the giveaway and how you can help, visit the Helpful Neighbors Facebook Page.

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