UNION, NJ - Throughout the month of November, the Union Public Library (main branch and Vauxhall branch) will be collecting items to be donated to homeless shelters in Union County.

The Library will be accepting:

  • Gallon/2.5 storage bags
  • Warm socks
  • Warm gloves
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste/brushes
  • Hand warmers
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Soap
  • Wash clothes
  • Nail clippers
  • Women's sanitary products

Donations can be dropped off at the Library's Main Branch (1980 Morris Avenue) or Vauxhall Branch (123 Hilton Avenue, Vauxhall).  

The public is invited to help package the 'Blessing Bags' donations on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for distribution to the shelters.