Summer is coming…please clean out your closets!

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I swear when the days get longer, so do kids legs. I don’t know if there is some statistic, but I would love for those of you who may know this to give me the details, because all of our kids from all of our families in all of the shelters seem to grow like weeds starting in April all the way through August.

Sometimes the entire wardrobe of clothes that we’ve given a family needs to be upgraded by the middle of summer.

There are a lot of things that I would like to invite you to start really sending in hot and heavy, we are going to need swimsuits, shorts, things that kids can do in the summer, and we are going to need hair binders, lip gloss, and as much full size deodorant as you can send.

Also please send us any plastic dishes that we can use for picnics, paper plates, things that will help families who are going to eat at the park. Many of our families will be at the park during the day because the shelters will require them to be outside.

We need water bottles, Band-Aids, antibiotic ointment, Bactine, bug spray, sunscreen, all of the items that are needed for a beach bag.

This Saturday, March 17, 2018 is drop-off time at the storage unit.

Simply Storage is located at4325 Hiawatha Ave. in Minneapolis. We’re there from 9 am – noon.If you are coming you can let yourself in the giant door on 43rd, the code is 19086080 followed by the Star sign. If you drive three quarters of the way in you will see our shining volunteer faces, or you can text me at 612-850-6080 and someone will let you in.

Here are our 2018 dates for drop-off:
March 17
April 21
May 19
June 16
July 21
August 18
September 15
No October date
November 17
December 1, 8, 15 and 22

 

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