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Title: Campbell County Cares Hospitality Drive
When: 02/18/2013
Location: Campbell County Youth, Adult and Community Services (YACS) 34 Rails End Lane Rustburg, VA
Description: Centra Health recently opened the Rosemary & George Dawson Inn, a twenty-room facility that provides family-centered, home-style lodging and support services to the families of patients who are receiving medical treatment away from their own communities. As part of their outreach efforts, Campbell County Youth, Adult and Community Services are collecting donated items to ensure visitors to our area are comfortable in their time of need.

“The visitors of the Rosemary & George Dawson Inn are here for health or their family’s health reasons and many have traveled a great distance from their home,” notes Taryn Anthony, Community Volunteerism Program Manager. “It’s our sincere hope that through the Campbell County Cares Hospitality Drive, we can show our support by collecting basic supplies to help make their stay a bit more comfortable.”

The Campbell County Cares Hospitality Drive is scheduled to begin February 1 and is on-going throughout the entire month of February. Items may be delivered to the Youth, Adult and Community Services building located at 34 Rails End Lane in Rustburg , VA between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Types of items to donate include:

Non-perishable food items: cereal, canned soups, coffee, tea, creamer, sugar, artificial sweetener, bottled water;
Travel-sized toiletries: small soaps, shampoos, toothbrushes, toothpaste, combs, brushes, lotions, razors, shaving cream, sewing repair kits;
Bulk kitchen/paper items: paper towels/toilet paper, plastic wrap, wax paper, dish/dishwasher detergent, trash bags;
Linens: white queen size sheet sets, white bath and hand towels, white washcloths.

Please contact Ms. Taryn Anthony of Campbell County Youth, Adult and Community Services at (434) 332-9572, 283-9572 or 592-9572 with questions or for additional details on giving opportunities.
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