Holiday Community Drive Hosted by SAEMS

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SAEMS is hosting a Holiday Community Drive to benefit The Primavera Foundation and The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona

With the holidays coming up, SAEMS is hosting a community drive to help those in need around the Tucson community. Throughout this holiday season, we will be accepting both physical and monetary donations to benefit both of The Primavera Foundation and The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

About the Organizations

The Primavera Foundation provides pathways out of poverty through safe, affordable housing, workforce development, and neighborhood revitalization.

Currently, about 700 of bottles are filled on a weekly basis with shampoo, conditioner, lotion, sunscreen, body wash, and toothpaste which are provided as “survival kits” to the program’s participants.

The Community Food Bank distributes fresh produce and non-perishable food to a vast network of community partners throughout the state and across the country. They collaborate with local agencies, health institutions and government to revitalize neighborhoods and build a stronger food economy.

$1 helps feed 2 families!

What Can You Donate:

The Primavera Foundation is accepting the following items:

SUPPLIES

  • Labeless, empty pill bottles
  • Reusable water bottles
  • Backpacks

HYGIENE ITEMS

  • Travel-sized hygiene toiletries – Deodorant, lip balm, facial tissue, disinfectant wipes, razors, shaving cream, cotton swabs, foot powder/spray, and washcloths.
  • Feminine hygiene products – Pads, tampons, menstrual cups, and women’s incontinence underwear.

CLOTHING

  • Socks and shoes – For both men and women, all sizes.
  • Underwear – For both men and women, all sizes.
  • Baseball hats & sun hats – For both men and women, in the summer.
  • Knit caps, scarves, & gloves – For both men and women, in the winter.

In addition to physical donations, The Primavera Foundation will accept monetary gifts. The Community Food Bank is only accepting monetary gifts at this time due to COVID-19.

When:

November 9th through December 20th, 2020

We will be accepting continuous donations during this time. Throughout the drive, there will be two holiday cut-offs. Firstly, donations for Thanksgiving will be accepted through November 23rd. After this date, donations will for accepted for Christmas until December 20th.

Where:

Our homepage has a link for monetary donations.

Terracon Consultants Inc. and Turner Laboratories Inc. will be accepting physical donations.

Terracon Consultants Inc.

355 S Euclid Ave #107, Tucson, AZ 85719

Turner Labratories Inc.

2445 N Coyote Dr # 104, Tucson, AZ 85745

For anyone in the valley that wishes to donate as well, physical donations can be brought to:

Environmental Response, Inc.

2202 E Medtronic Way Suite #108, Tempe, AZ 852581

Holiday community drive benefitting those in need around Tucson.

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