Holiday Donation Drives

The department is organizing two donation collections this holiday season! Please consider donating if you are able.

The first is a toy collection for Franklin County Children Services Holiday Wish program. Holiday Wish collects new toys each winter for over 6,000 children who may have experienced abuse, neglect or other difficult home conditions.

Toy tags with specific requests can be picked up from 1118 NW, 202 CBEC, or Emily in 784A Bio Sci. Holiday Wish has two Amazon Wish Lists with ideas.

Drop off unwrapped toy donations by December 9th in 110 Celeste, 1118 NW, 202 CBEC, or 784A Bio Sci.

The second is a collection of warm clothing and toiletries for donation to the Clintonville Community Resource Center and Neighborhood Services, Inc. Both of these organizations provide food and material assistance to persons in need in the Columbus community. Please drop off donations in 110 Celeste, 1118 NW, 202 CBEC, or 784A Bio Sci by December 20th.

Gently used and new clothing is accepted. Suggested donations include:

  • Winter coats
  • Sweaters and long-sleeved shirts
  • Scarves, hats, and gloves
  • NEW underwear and socks
  • Pants
  • Bath soap
  • Shampoo/conditioner
  • Diapers
  • Pads and tampons
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Toilet paper and paper towels
  • Deodorant

Contact Holly Wheaton.4 or Jackie Lipphardt.3 with questions. We thank you for your generosity!

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