Kid CAT hosts the third annual “Bay Area Hygiene Drive for Homeless Youth’s.” Donate and make a difference!
This year hygiene products and money raised will be donated to At the Crossroads, Larkin Street, Homeless Youth Alliance and Compass Family Services located in the Bay Area.
Kid CAT thanks the San Quentin community for their generous contributions. Together we have collected 675 hygiene kits.
The following groups have previously contributed.
• The Richmond Project
• CGA Criminal and Gang Members Anonymous at San Quentin
• SQUIRES San Quentin Utilization of Inmate Resources Experiences and Studies
• GRIP Guiding Rage into Power
• AFC Alliance for Change
• VGSQ Veterans Group of San Quentin
• Restorative Justice
• The Last Mile
• American Indian Group of San Quentin
Here is how you can participate:
North Seg and East Block:
In December, Trust Account Withdrawal Order forms will be passed out in the housing units. The Trust Account Withdrawal Order forms will be picked up on Dec. 7. There is a $5 minimum donation limit.
H-Unit North and West Block:
On Dec. 13 between the hours of 12:30 and 2:30 p.m., drop off your hygiene products to the lower yard ARC trailer. If you are donating on behalf of a self-help group, please state the name of the group when you make the delivery.
Please do not donate state-issued or open products, only sealed items purchased from the canteen or quarterly packages. Individual items are accepted or donate hygiene kits that include:
One soap, one toothpaste, one toothbrush, one shampoo, one deodorant, one lotion, one soap dish one toothbrush cap.
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