Opportunity Details

Disaster & Emergency Services

Create COVID-19 Care Packages (follows social distancing & CDC recommendations)

We are collecting items for seniors and vulnerable populations. You can help by creating care packages from the security of your own home and safely dropping items at our locations:
• Canned soups and other dry and canned foods
• Gift cards to Giant or Safeway
• Socks, hats, gloves and toiletries
• Large-font activity books like sudoku
• Diapers and baby wipes
• Sanitizing supplies
• Un-opened food to be cooked for 120 homeless neighbors served nightly by our Grate Patrol Program
• Donate online: www.salvationarmynca.org/covid19

Drop Off Information: We will receive donations Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm, at the following locations. Please leave donated goods outside the front door and call or text 202-345-2238, indicating the location where you are. We will check for drop-off regularly, too.

DC
• 3335 Sherman Avenue, NW
• 2300 MLK Jr. Avenue, SE

Maryland
• 20021 Aircraft Drive, Germantown (Open M-F, 9-4; also accepting shipped packages)
• 4825 Edmonston Avenue, Hyattsville

Virginia
• 1804 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria
• 518 South Glebe Road, Arlington
• 4915 Ox Road, Fairfax (Open M-F, 9-4; also accepting shipped packages)
• 1483 Old Bridge Rd, Ste 102, Woodbridge

To drop off at other times, please coordinate your preferred time and location via email, call, or text: angela.soriano@uss.salvationarmy.org / 202-345-2238

Safety First
Safety is paramount. Please follow these precautions:
Do not purchase items or prepare and drop-off care packages if anyone in your home is sick.
While packaging and dropping of goods, wash hands frequently and avoid touching your face.
During drop-off please leave food at the front and follow social distancing procedures.
Donated items must be unopened and not expired.

 

Volunteers and Friends, be safe and take care!

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