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  • 550 blankets to be distributed to homeless Delawareans

  • Nine non-profit organizations from across the state will receive 550 blankets Friday to distribute to people who are homeless in Delaware.
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  • Nine non-profit organizations from across the state will receive 550 blankets Friday to distribute to people who are homeless in Delaware.
    Blankets will be distributed to the nine organizations from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday from a warehouse on the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services' Herman Holloway Campus near New Castle.  In turn, the organizations must distribute the blankets to people who are homeless within seven days.  If you know someone who is in need of a blanket, contact one of the following organizations:
    Rick VanStory Resource Center (RVRC), 801 West St., Wilmington; rickvanstorycenters.org
    St. Patrick’s Center, 107 E. 14th St, Wilmington; stpatrickscenter.org
    Connection Community Support Program, Statewide; connectionscsp.org
    People’s Place 2, Smyrna and Dover; peoplesplace2.com
    First State Community Action, Dover Corporate Center 655 S. Old Bay Road, Suite 4J Dover, DE; firststatecaa.org.
    Sheppard’s Place, 1362 S. Governors Ave., Dover
    Salvation Army, Statewide; salvationarmydelaware.org
    Newport Churches Community Action Program
    Neighborhood House, Wilmington and Middletown; neighborhoodhse.org
    This effort is being led by the Division of State Service Centers (DSSC), with funds provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).

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