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February 14, 2014

Helping Hands 02-15-14

Wings of Hope Family Crisis Services is in need of resume paper, planners, small pocket calculators, black sharpies, reading glasses HE laundry pods, laundry baskets, alarm clocks, Kleenex, chap stick, coffee, sugar, creamer, juice boxes, house slippers sizes 6, 7, 8, 9,10. Bring any donations to 3800 N. Washington. For more information, contact Patti Graham at 405-377-2344.

Stillwater Area United Way is in need of a letter folding machine. Call 403-377-2161 if your office has one to donate.

Oklahoma WONDERtorium needs children’s costume pieces, cotton balls, small paper plates, large three-ring binders, medium sized bubble wrap, masking tape and sturdy plastic recycled bottles such as empty and clean Dasani or Dr. Pepper plastic bottles. Bring donations to 308 W. Franklin St. For more information, contact Carrie at 405-533-3333.

The Salvation Army, 1101 S. Lowry, is in need of volunteers to help put together food boxes; restock pantry; assist in the nursery on Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays; and answer the phone on Monday and Tuesday mornings. Volunteers younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult. It is a great opportunity for groups to touch and bless many lives in our community. Call Capt. Trish Knott for more information at 405- 372-1554 or to schedule a time to come help.

Mission of Hope shelter for the homeless needs laundry soap, Fabuloso floor cleaner, bleach, paper towels, aluminum foil, Kleenex, sugar, milk, butter, creamer, eggs, bacon, coffee and large coffee filters. Drop off contributions at the front desk, 1804 S. Perkins. Call 405-624-3671 in advance if bringing furniture or for more information. Always check in at the front desk. Volunteers are needed to help with the food bank from 9:30-11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 405-624-3671 to volunteer.

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To use the Helping Hands column as an aid in answering needs, submit email requests titled “Helping Hands” to Sheri Carter, Include a contact name, phone and address where items can be delivered. To publish in Sunday’s Stillwater News Press, emails must be received by the preceding Monday.

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