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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Help AmeriCorps and Longview Housing Help Veterans

The Cowlitz AmeriCorps team and Longview Housing Authority are holding a drive this month to help veterans who are moving into living facilities. There are always things that are needed when moving into an apartment or living facility. These are previously homeless or low income veterans.

Longview Housing Authority’s Veteran Integration Program (VIP) is partnering with Cowlitz AmeriCorps Network for a Veteran's Needs Drive.

When: armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 19, 2012

Drop off days
May 14th – May 18th, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday, May 19th, 9:00 am – 4:00 PM
Where: 1312 Hemlock Street #22, Longview, WA 98632

We are in desperate need of your help to provide Veterans with the items listed below:

Move in kits, must be new items



(2) bath towels

(2) wash clothes

Body wash

Tooth brushes

Tooth paste


Shaving cream




Move out kits, new or gently used items

Basic cookware set

Dinnerware set for 4

Glassware set for 4

Silverware set for 4

Kitchen utensils

13 gallon trashcan/bags

Shower curtain/hooks

Can opener

Kitchen knife/cutting board

Measuring cups/spoons


Mop/utility bucket

For More Information about the VIP Program or the Veteran Needs Drive,

Please Call (360)423-0140 ext. 43

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