Make a Difference: Martin House
Who: Carrie, a 63-year-old woman who has lived at Martin House since July 2020.
The agency: Martin House.
The situation: Carrie is quiet and tends to stay to herself, and has minimal friends due to trust issues from being homeless in the past. "I treasure Martin House," she said. "It's my home. I feel safe."
What to give: Leggings (medium), shirts (medium), socks, winter coat (large), gloves, bras (34C), underwear (7), shoes (5½), nail polish, perfume, body spray, twin size comforter, AA batteries and Family Dollar or Walmart gift cards.
To donate: Items can be dropped off or mailed to Martin House, 401 West Thames St., Building 700, Norwich, CT 06360. Financial donations should be made out to Martin House, with "Carrie" in the memo line.
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