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We Got Your Backpack Dropoff Location

We Got Your Backpack Dropoff Location
Stop by Care Free Homes to drop off donation items for the We Got Your Backpack project!
We’re located at 239 Huttleston Avenue, Fairhaven Massachusetts and open from 8am-5pm Monday through Friday!
We got your backpack
“We Got Your BackPack is a project created by Wendy Catalano & Nick Francis to collect items for the homeless in New Bedford & Boston, MA in backpacks.
We’ve all been there. Passing a homeless person on the street, or while in your car at a busy intersection…. Your heart sinks and you want to help, but what can you do other than handing over a dollar or two, or a sandwich and a cup of coffee? What can you do for this person that will be a bit more enduring?We are pleased to be able to help collect these items for such a great cause!Here is that list of items we suggest:Backpacks for Homeless Wish List

• Empty backpacks, new or slightly used
• Socks
• Gloves, hats, scarves
• T-shirts and long underwear
• Polarfleece jacket
• Rain Poncho
• Toothbrush and toothpaste
• Mouthwash/mints
• Chapstick
• Deodorant
• Wet-wipes travel pack
• Travel-size toiletries and soap
• Nail clippers
• Band-aids and antibacterial cream
• Razor
• Comb
• Hand sanitizer
• Hand cream
• Ziploc bags
• Reading glasses
• Reusable water bottle
• Small jars of peanut butter
• Saltines
• Tuna or chicken salad
• Breakfast or granola bars
• Applesauce or fruit cups
• Plastic spoons
• Juice boxes
• Bottled Water
• Microfiber towel
• Toilet paper roll
• Kleenex travel packs
• Pen and notebook
• Caribiners, to attach other items to the backpack
• Small flashlights and replacement batteries
• GIFT CARDS: Subway, Dunkin’ Donuts, and CVS are great.
For more information & updates visit the We Got Your BackPack Facebook page!