(Fayetteville, N.C.) – The City’s Community Development Department is accepting donations for the Community Homeless Stand Down being held Thursday and Friday, July 24 and 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Festival Park. The park is located in Downtown Fayetteville at the corner of Rowan Street and Ray Avenue.
Next week, a donation bin is being placed in the City Hall lobby, located at 433 Hay St. Citizens may place items in the donation bin between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. until Monday, July 21.
The following items are needed: T-shirts, underwear for males and females, sleeping bags, bus passes, backpacks/tote bags, hygiene kits, sunblock screen, Vaseline, Chap Stick, foot powder, Wet Wipes, small hand sanitizer containers and bug repellent.
The Community Homeless Stand Down, sponsored by the Cumberland County Continuum of Care on Homelessness and the Veteran Affairs Medical Center, is designed to give the homeless citizens and veterans in Fayetteville and Cumberland County access to agencies and services that can help make a difference in their lives.
Transportation to and from the event is being provided by the Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST).
If you have any questions, please call Community Development at (910) 433-1590.
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