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Make A Difference - Montville Social Services

Who: Sarah and her three children: a 15-year-old boy, 4-year-old girl and 2-year-old girl

Agency: Montville Social Services

The situation: Sarah is a single mother who works hard and has many jobs to provide for her family. She struggled and worked all through the coronavirus pandemic to keep her family afloat. She has become very ill, including contracting COVID-19. She has been unable to work for the past two weeks and is expected to be out of work for at least the next month.

What to give: The family could use gift cards for Stop & Shop, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens or for gas. For mom, size 2XL leggings and PJ pants, XL tops, 2XL winter coat. For her son, size 2X sweatshirts, size 1X joggers (Champion, Carhartt brands), size 13 winter boots or Caterpillar steel-toed work boots, Tractor Supply gift card. Daughters are size 6T and size 4T in winter coats, hats, mittens and clothing. They like anything Barbie or princesses — dolls, houses, toy cars, etc.

To donate: Items and gift cards can be sent or dropped off to Kathleen Doherty-Peck, director of Senior and Social Services at the Montville Senior Center, 12 Maple Ave., Uncasville, CT 06382, or call (860) 848-0422.

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