Bright Beginnings NYC Preschool Launches a Winter Drive for Coalition For The Homeless located in FiDi.
In recent years, homelessness in New York City has reached the highest levels since the Great Depression of the 1930s. In July 2016, there were 60,456 homeless people, including 15,156 homeless families with 23,425 homeless children, sleeping each night in the New York City municipal shelter system. Families comprise just over three-quarters of the homeless shelter population.
Bright Beginnings NYC will be collecting the following:
Hygiene Items such as Bar Soap, Body Wash (Regular or travel size), Comb/Hair Brush, Conditioner, Dental Floss, Deodorant , Shampoo/Baby Shampoo, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Mouth Wash (Regular or travel size),Baby Wipes/Baby Powder.
Food Items such as Canned Fruit/Apple Sauce, Canned Vegetables, Cereal/Cereal Bars Crackers Granola Bars, Jelly/Jam, Macaroni and Cheese (single serve),Trail Mixes, Oatmeal , Peanut Butter, Pasta and Pasta Meals, Rice and Rice Meals, Soups, Sauces , Tuna cans, Baby Food, Boxed Drinks and Juices.
Fall/ Winter Clothing such as Jeans in Large Sizes, Sweat Pants, Sweaters, Sweatshirt, T-Shirts, Hats, Socks, Gloves, Scarfs Kids Coats/Jackets, Adult Coats/Jackets
Please bring any items you wish to donate to Bright Beginnings NYC preschool between October 3rd through October 28th. The Bright Beginnings preschool classes will be decorating donation boxes and will be actively learning about community service and community support as a part of their current neighborhood curriculum.
Thank you for all your support and we are excited to undertake this community building project with our little ones.
Date(s): October 3rd through October 28th
Drop off Location: 80 Beekman (Bright Beginnings Preschool)