MORRISTOWN, NJ - To help homeless youth in our community, the Fraternal Order of Eagles at 13 Market Street is hosting a drive with Visions and Pathways. The drive will take place on Saturday June 6 and Saturday June 13 from 10am - 6pm. 

Visions and pathways, according to their mission statement, provides abused, neglected and homeless youth with housing, a stable environment and supportive services guiding them to self sufficiency.

"Now more than ever the local homeless youth are in need, so to anyone who would like to donate we will have volunteer members at the club on Saturday June 6th and Saturday June 13th from 10am-6pm. Should you want to donate, or drop off items earlier just email ken@alevrascpa.com and he will make arrangements", said the organization on Facebook. "You can drop off the items at the front door, as we will have a table outside. If you need help getting items out of your car, just call us at 973-539-5705 and our volunteer members will come out and assist. If you prefer to make a cash donation, use Venmo @foe1311 “Ken Alevras” is the administrator and his name will appear. You can also mail a check to “Fraternal Order of Eagles” 13 Market Street, Morristown 07960 – Put “Visions and Pathways” in the memo".

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"Thank you all for your support during these trying times and we are all looking forward to getting back together when things are safe", they wrote.

Below is a list of items needed.

NEW CLOTHING

• Men’s and women’s slippers

• Men’s and women’s flip flops

• Sweatpants and sweatshirts

• Plain black or grey (sizes M, L, XL)

• White athletic socks (ankle length)

• White or colored t-shirts, no pockets (XL, XXL, Tall)

• Women’s underwear (sizes M, L)

PERSONAL CARE

• Bars of bath soap/Body Wash

• Hair brushes/Combs

• Deodorant

• Shampoo and conditioner (3in1)

• Toothpaste and toothbrushes

GIFT CERTIFICATES

• Bridgewater Mall

• Footlocker

• Champs

• TJ Maxx

• Marshalls

• Target

• Barnes & Noble

• Old Navy

• Hot Topic

• Pac Sun

• Best Buy

• Local Restaurants

• Hair And Nail Salons

• Walmart

• Costco’s

FOR RECREATION

• Art supplies (Gift cards from Hobby Lobby and Michael’s are welcome.)

• Batteries (AA for games)

• CD players (portable, especially with a radio)

• Headphones/ear buds

• Table games

• Computer games (educational, fun, no “R” ratings)

• Exercise equipment

• Movie theater passes

• Journals

• Sketch books

• 3D puzzles

• Yoga Mats

FOR SCHOOL

• Highlighters/ white board markers

• Notebooks

• Pens/markers

• Reference books on CD-ROM (dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, encyclopedia)

• Scientific graphing calculators (for high school math classes)

FOR THE HOUSEHOLD - NEW ITEMS ONLY PLEASE

• Bakeware (cookie sheets, cake pans, muffin tins, etc.)

• Bath towels and wash cloths

• Cooking utensils (plastic – spatulas, spoons, etc.)

• Kitchen towels

• Silverware

• Potholders

• Sponges with scrubbers

• Mops, brooms and dustpans

• Toilet paper

• Tupperware-type food storage sets

• Twin-size comforters, sheets, pillows and pillowcases

• Water (cases of bottles)

• Gift certificates (Home Depot, Lowes, Costcos, Walmart, & etc.)

GENTLY USED

• Alarm clocks

• Clothes hangers, plastic only please

• Cookbooks

• Flashlights, heavy duty

• Irons

• Laundry baskets

• Mops, brooms, buckets, dustpans

• Plastic storage tubs (especially very large size)

 

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