ATLANTIC BEACH, Florida. – Catholic Charities expects at least 100 Ukrainian refugees, many of them young families with children, to resettle in the Jacksonville area, and you can help the organization prepare for their arrival.
Catholic Charities will host the refugees and provide them with furnished apartments and support services until they get back on their feet.
The city of Atlantic Beach is organizing a campaign to collect objects that will be used to furnish these apartments. Catholic Charities said he already had a lot of furniture and clothes, so they no need any other gifts of these things.
What they To do need are new or gently used bathroom and kitchen supplies and small appliances, linens and towels, baby supplies and car seats, cleaning supplies and other small items not needed. anyone might need to create an apartment from scratch.
Think about what you needed when you first moved on your own – that’s what they’re looking for.
You can find a full list of supplies and more information at www.coab.us/ukraine.
And if you want to order new items, there is an Amazon link “AB Loves Ukraine”. The city said that even if the items don’t arrive in time for the donation drive, you can drop them off at City Hall and they will be transported later to Catholic charities.
The collection will take place this Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The collection truck will be in the Jack Russell Park parking lot between City Hall and the tennis courts.
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