Alton, IL

Items Collected for Community Christmas

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The local United Way is collecting items for Community Christmas. The annual event gathers items for 17 local agencies that will then be distributed for in time for the holiday season.

Community Christmas Coordinator Dawna Gilbreath tells the Big Z the collection boxes have been out for a little over a week and they are still accepting drop off points:

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Items needed include new jackets for kids, undergarments for all ages, socks, personal hygiene items, nonperishable foods and new toys for all ages. Items will be collected through December 6, then the boxes will be picked up on the 7th, then sorted for local agencies.   There is a drop off box in the lobby of the Big Z studios.


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