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October 28, 2013
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Help the homeless stay warm this winter

United Way of Nevada County is hosting a drive to collect much-needed items for the homeless in our community. Donate blankets, sleeping bags and gloves and help the homeless stay warm this winter. Please donate new or gently used blankets (preferably twin size), sleeping bags and/or women’s, men’s and children’s gloves and drop them off at one of the convenient locations below. Everything collected will stay in our community.

Drop off locations include Walker’s Office Supplies, J.C. Penney, B&C True Value Home Center, the lobby of the Rood Center, Grass Valley Chamber of Commerce, Nevada City Chamber of Commerce, Bank of America (Sutton Way and S. Church St. branches), Sammy’s Friends and the United Way office (call first) located at 743 Maltman Drive in Grass Valley. Collection of items ends Dec. 9. Blanket Drive Kits are available for those interested in putting out donation boxes. Kits include a box and fliers. For information, call 530-274-8111 or email

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The Union Updated Oct 28, 2013 03:26PM Published Oct 28, 2013 03:26PM Copyright 2013 The Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.