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2020 Project Homeless Connect seeking volunteers, donations in Casper

(Casper Housing Authority CARES)

CASPER, Wyo. — The 4th Annual Project Homeless Connect Natrona County is scheduled to take place from 8 am to 6 pm Friday, Jan. 24.

“During the event, we invite members of this community to come receive services from multiple community agencies and businesses,” the non-profit Casper Housing Authority CARES says. “This free event for the homeless will provide hot meals, healthcare, pet care, legal advice, haircuts, employment services, coats, hats, housing assistance, veteran aid, and more.”

Ahead of the event, organizers are seeking volunteers. They’re also looking for the following item donations:

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  • Adult size of warm socks
  • Deodorant (sticks)
  • Bars of soap (regular size)
  • Wash cloths
  • Small flashlights
  • Sanitary Pads (7-10)
  • Disposable Razors
  • Combs
  • Brushes
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Blankets
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Warm hats, gloves and scarves
  • First Aid Kits (small, portable)

Donations can be dropped off with the Casper Housing Authority at 145 North Durbin.

Serve Wyoming is coordinating those willing to volunteer for the Project Homeless Connect effort. Anyone interested should contact them in one of these ways:

The Project Homeless Connect event will take place at King’s Corner, located at 112 North Beech Street in Casper.