Turning Points in America and the Benghazi Tribute Team is collecting food items, new household and personal items for women veterans in-need at the Boulevard House and men veterans in-need at the Ashley Street Clara White Mission transitional housing units.
What you can donate:
Food Items: Prepackaged individual serving of sealed or canned items with pop-top tabs, such as Vienna Sausage, Beanie Weenies, fruit cups or similar. Prepackaged servings of beef jerky, cheese or peanut butter crackers, cookies, snack packs, protein, granola, power or breakfast bars or similar.
Household items – New or gently used:
Bed and bath: Twin sheets sets, blankets and spreads; bedside lamps and tables, night stands, clock radios, rugs, bath, hand and wash towels, shower curtains and new pillows.
Kitchen: Pots, pans, utensils, dinner ware, flatware, coffee pots, food storage containers, new freezer/storage plastic bags, floor rugs,
Cleaning: Mops, brooms, dust/cleaning cloths, laundry and dish detergent,
Toiletry & Personal Items: Soap, lotions, shampoo, mouth wash, tooth paste, tooth brushes, combs, brushes, disposable razors, individual sewing kits, tissues, sanitary items & items favored by women.
JTA Bus Tickets for work and appointments. Can be purchased at most Walgreens.
Miscellaneous: Foot lockers, umbrellas, Printer ink for Cannon, Image Class, MF 4570dni
Wal-Mart Gift Cards: Small amount ($5 -$10) card are a luxury and greatly appreciated.
Furniture – Contact Rhonda Henry at Clara White Veterans Program at 904 34-4162 X 1109 to work out delivery for bedroom and living room, chest of drawers, armoires, dressers, couches, chairs, coffee and end tables, twin bed frames and new twin mattress/springs.
Where to donate – other than large furniture items:
Westside: Contact Veteran Volunteer Steve Reynolds at 904 334-7634 or deliver to 7542 Poxima Rod 32210
Mandarin: Contact Volunteer Barbara Lockyer at 904 651-2673
Southside/Arlington: Contact Volunteer Deborah Bird at 904 402-2172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
West Beaches: Contact Veteran Volunteer John Heath at 904 705-6439 or email email@example.com or deliver to covered porch at 4128 Tradewinds Dr 32250
Ponte Vedra Beach/St Johns County: Contact Volunteer Ann Cook at 904 285-0579 or email firstname.lastname@example.org