The response from Vickery Place and other neighbors has been outstanding and we're just getting started! Thanks to all who have sponsored the Flores family! Here's a summary of the sponsorships as of this afternoon as well as suggestions for remaining sponsorship needs:
Cash/Gift Cards Received
Web Site – 10 sponsorships totaling $1790
Checks – 3 sponsorships totaling $275
Gift Card - 1 sponsorship for $25 (Kroger)
Total Cash & Gift Cards $2,090
We’ve received about 10 items, could use more non-perishable items like flour, sugar, beans, soup, cereal, canned meat or fish, peanut butter (Matthews’ food bank listing is a good source for ideas).
Paper towel (single roll), paper plates (2 stacks), foil, wax paper. We could still use bathroom tissue.
Shampoo, soap, razor, shaving cream, men’s lotion, deodorant (2), Q tips, scented body lotion (4). We could use more shampoo and toothbrushes.
Pillow (1 large, 2 throw), sheet, blanket (1), afghans (2), towels (2), place mats (10). Still needed: blankets, pillows, towels.
10-piece cutlery set (in wood case), small dinner set, disposable plastic containers. Still needed: pots/pans, cooking utensils, more dinner set/dishes.
Warm sweaters (5 Cutter Buck!), 1 men’s t-shirt, assorted shoes; Vickery Place T Shirts (5). Still needed: ladies pants, men’s pants (size 36/38), ladies and men’s sleepwear, gloves & scarves; sports socks.
Special thanks to the staff and students of North Texas High and Claire Oliver for leading a separate (non-VPNA affiliated) drive. They raised $600 in cash and over $100 in gift cards!
Collection of sponsorship checks & merchandise at 5555 Vickery will be kept open to Dec 23rd. Please see the previous News item for drop off points and additional information.