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Donation Drop-off Day Announced

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OTSBFT Holds Donation Drop-off Day

When:

Saturday, July 19 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where:

Our Lady of the Assumption Church’s parking lot 545 Stratfield Road, Fairfield, CT.

What:

Basic Household Items (click here for list)

Why:  

When a homeless person gets a room or apartment, often he/she moves in with only the clothes on their back and the few articles they can carry in their arms. Off the Streets wants their clients to have a new beginning and that starts with the “small things of life” — basic furnishings that transforms a basic, empty apartment into a home.

OTS supplies its clients with a ‘care package’ of necessary household items and toiletries when they are placed in their new home.  Click DONATIONS LIST for a printable version of the detailed list of needed items.

 

Living Needs Donations List:

We welcome the following compact and utilitarian items — clean & in-good-condition, please (NO JUNK):

FURNITURE:  Dresser, End table, Bookcase (small), TV stand, Mirror, Lamps in working order, Small rug (clean), Chairs (wood/metal only), Small kitchen table

BEDS:  Twin* mattress  (new only), Twin* box springs  (new), Full* mattress  (new only), Full* box springs  (new), Metal bed frame*  (twin or full)

KITCHENWARE:  Pots & pans, Glasses & cups, Silverware /flatware, Plates, Serving bowls, Cooking accessories – spoons, spatula, etc.

LINENS:  Twin bedding, Full bedding, Bath towels, Hand towels, facecloths, Dish towels

APPLIANCES:  TV (flat screen only*), Microwave, Toaster/Toaster oven

TOILETRIES:  Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Toothbrush

CLEANING SUPPLIES:  Laundry detergent, Dish soap, Sponges, Other cleaning products

 

*due to the typically small living space

 

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