Make a Difference: Drop-in Learning Center
Who: Barbara, a single mother of three daughters.
Agency: Drop-In Learning Center
Their situation: Barbara is working a part-time job earning minimum wage, while attending school part time in order to obtain a better-paying job. She is having a difficult time meeting her family’s everyday needs, let alone buying Christmas gifts for her daughters, ages 2, 4 and 5. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
What to give: Girls clothing sizes 2T, 5 and 6, Wal-Mart gift cards, gas cards and grocery store gift cards.
To donate: Call Linda at the Drop-In Learning Center at (860) 442-4466. Items may be brought to the center, located at 701 Montauk Ave., New London, or mailed to: Drop-In Learning Center; P.O. Box 848; New London, CT 06320.
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