Make a Difference: Westerly Area Rest Meals
WHO: A single mother of two teenage children.
AGENCY: Westerly Area Rest Meals (WARM)
THEIR SITUATION: The mother recently lost her job and lost housing for herself and her children. She was able to secure housing with the help of several local agencies. Due to being forced to leave everything behind, the family is rebuilding from the start.
WHAT TO GIVE: Size extra large women's clothing, size medium women's clothing and size small men's clothing, including underwear and coats; housewares; and gift cards to Walmart, a pharmacy or a grocery store.
WHERE DO DONATE: Drop off at the WARM Center, 56 Spruce St., Westerly, R.I. 02891 in care of Jamie Silva.
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