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RSVP - 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance - 8/30/2013

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

On the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, millions of Americans have the opportunity to unite in service and remembrance in their communities.  The 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance effort provides a positive way to remember and pay tribute to the 9/11 victims, survivors, and to honor those that rose in service in response to the attacks. 

This year, the Department of Community Services, Elderly Affairs Division (EAD) RSVP Volunteer Program will be coordinating the collection of personal care supplies for homebound and seniors in need.  To show our support, EAD staff will collaborate with RSVP volunteers to collect and distribute these supplies.

The EAD office will be the primary collection site of donated items and will begin collection from August 15 to September 9, 2013, located at 715 South King Street, Suite 211The following is a list of personal care supplies which are ideal for collecting:

Oral                     Bath                    Grooming  Paper Items
Toothpaste Soap Hair Brush/Comb Paper Towels
Toothbrush Shampoo Razor/Nail Clipper Toilet Tissue
Dental Floss Conditioner Shaving Cream/Gel Facial Tissue
Mouthwash Washcloths Body & Hand Lotion Paper Napkins

Cotton Swabs/Balls

Please contact RSVP at 768-7700 with any questions or for pick up from your department.   If you prefer to do something different, click on the following link:   and see how you can get started on pledging to do a good deed for 9/11.      



Department of Community Services
EAD/RSVP Volunteer Program

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