WJBF Giving Your Best Partners Collecting Shoeboxes for Seniors - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

WJBF Giving Your Best Partners Collecting Shoeboxes for Seniors

By Marlena Wilson

WJBF News Channel 6 and the Giving Your Best partners invite the community to give their best for the Shoeboxes for Seniors drive.

The drives  will be held at the Wal-Mart locations in Evans Tuesday, April 17th and on Bobby Jones, Thursday April 19 from 3:00PM until 7:00pm  Local residents are being asked to donate a variety of personal care and household items needed by seniors living on a fixed income including:

  • Hair products
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Q-tips
  • Cotton balls
  • Dental care products
  • Polident
  • Hand and bath soap
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Hair care products –combs, hairbrushes, bobby pins
  • Body spray / perfume / cologne
  • Depends
  • Nail care products
  • Eye drops
  • Wash clothes
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper, tissues, paper towel, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, food storage bags
  • Arthritis cream
  • Muscle rub
  • Smoke detectors and batteries
  • Light bulbs
  • Dish and laundry detergent
  • Body lotions
  • Household cleaning supplies

The shoeboxes will packaged and decorated by students from a local elementary school and then distributed by the Senior Citizens Council to seniors in the CSRA. 

Donated items may also be taken to any of the Giving Your Best partner locations, including the WJBF Studios in Television Park on Augusta West Parkway, or the Senior Citizens Council located at 218 Oak Street North, Suite L, Martinez.  For more information call 706-826-4480 or visit wjbf.com, keyword: GYB

The Shoeboxes for Seniors is sponsored by the Giving Your Best partners, Georgia Bank & Trust, Solvay Specialty Polymers, Walton Rehabilitation Health System and WJBF News Channel 6.

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