TRENTON, NJ -- The Mercer County Board of County Commissioners is teaming up once again with the Mercer County-based non-profit  -- Shine and Inspire -- for their annual winter donation drive. In year’s past donation boxes would be found throughout the County, but as with most things, things are a bit different this year. Donations can be made exclusively through Sine and Inspire Closets Amazon Wish List Page. 

Items on the wish list include clothing, school supplies, personal hygiene items, and non-perishable food. 

“We want our students to focus on school, the last year has been hard on everyone. Shine and Inspire Closets offers our students and their families a judgment-free zone where they can gain access to the basic necessities we all need,” said Commissioner John A. Cimino. “

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In Mercer County many low-income and displaced children choose not to attend school because they cannot afford basic hygienic items. Shine and Inspire recently opened Shine and Inspire Closets at Ewing High School, Trenton Board of Education Headquarters, Hamilton High West, John Witherspoon Middle School, Mercer County Special Service School District, Nottingham, and Steinert High School. This allows students to take hygiene products, school supplies, clothing, or non-perishable food without fear of judgment.

To donate, CLICK HERE for details.  More information on Shine and Inspire and their mission to enhance the quality of life for Mercer County, residents through the charitable gifts of local businesses and members of the community, please visit their website.

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