Personal Items Drive to Benefit the Rural Poor, Saturday, April 10th-Sunday noon, April 18th

April 7, 2021 2:30 pm

The St. Veronica Knights of Columbus are sponsoring the 13th Personal Hygiene Items Drive to support MESA (Madison Emergency Services Association, Inc.) in Madison County, VA.  Over the past 12 drives you have donated over 9.0 tons of items!  We will be collecting the following:  soap; shampoo for women; men’s body wash; toothbrushes; toothpaste; dental floss; deodorant; feminine products; Pull-ups (3t-4t & 4t-5t); diapers (sizes 4 and 6); baby wipes; toilet paper; tissues; laundry detergent; dishwashing liquid (NOT for dishwashers); Lysol; multipurpose cleaners; trash bags (large); adult incontinence items (men’s L & XL, women’s M, L & XL); antiseptic cream; bandaids; and men’s & women’s shaving cream and disposable razors.  Gas gift cards (BP, Exxon or Sheetz) and Food Lion gift cards also appreciated.

Bring gas and store cards to the parish office or drop them in the slot in the parish hall.  Items should be dropped off in the wooden bins in either vestibule Saturday, April 10th to noon on Sunday, April 18th.  Or, have your donation delivered directly to MESA via Our Lady of the Blue Ridge Catholic Church from our Amazon Wish List, at https://bit.ly/stvmesa.  Drop off checks, payable to Knights of Columbus, at the parish office or visit the Knights site at https://bit.ly/KOCPayPal.  Questions?  Please contact Paul Chadowski, paulc29@verizon.net or 703-467-8377.  Thank you for your continued generosity to the rural poor.