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Pack A Purse Drive Community Collection Sites Needed

  Become A Pack A Purse Drive™ Ambassador by hosting a community collection site! 2016 Pack A Purse™ Drive Goal: 1,000 purses November 1, 2016 – December 5, 2016 Only new and gently used purses will be accepted. New toiletries needed: toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorant, soap, lotion, and feminine hygiene products.  We will also accept: …

The Countdown to Pack A Purse Drive Is On

  Many youth in foster care move several times.  They often have to leave their personal belongings behind or their important things can get lost as they move through different placements.  Black garbage bags have become the unofficial luggage of youth in the foster care system.  This is unacceptable! You can help us ensure that …

Could Your Intern Be Homeless?

  Homeless college students need our help His message was “I need help.” His name was Michael. We never met him, but his words broke our hearts. He said he was in a situation where he had no breathing room and was suddenly homeless. Directed to DSC counselors, hoping to get the help he needed, …

Pack A Backpack™ Drive 2016 Thank You and Results

  Our Annual Pack A Backpack™ Drive was a success.  Because of our amazing donors, we were able to collect, pack, and deliver 34 backpacks and duffel bags filled with personal hygiene items to 4 agencies that support teen boys in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters.  THANK YOU!!!   RECIPIENT ORGANIZATIONS Prince George’s …

Pack A Backpack for National Foster Care Month

  Our Annual Pack A Backpack™ Drive to collect and distribute purses and personal hygiene items to teen boys in foster homes, group homes, and homeless shelters ends on Friday, May 7, 2016.  Filled backpacks will be delivered during National Foster Care Month.  There is still time for you to donate and collaborate.   Since …