Blaine Family Service Center is in need

Published on Wed, Apr 17, 2013
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The Blaine Family Service Center, which provides a variety of services to low income and homeless families within the Blaine school district, is in need of the following hygiene and household products: toilet paper, deodorant, shampoo, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, laundry detergent, dish detergent, paper towels, household cleaners and personal hygiene products.

The center distributes these items to parents and students during visits or based on referrals from school staff, and also provides secondhand clothing and school supplies for students at the center. Gas and food vouchers are also provided on an emergency basis, along with referrals to other organizations. These items are funded by private donations only.

Those who wish to donate supplies may do so Monday through Friday at the district office located at 765 H Street. Monetary donations may be dropped off or mailed to the Blaine school district, Family Service Center, attention: Jessie Burton, 765 H Street Blaine 98230.

All donations are tax deductible. For more information, call 360/332-0740.