Help Afghan Refugees With Coats

The Afghan refugees need many items to help them get by at Camp Atterbury especially with the cold weather coming. WTHR.com has a list going of things that are needed if you are willing to help.

The items should be new and in their original packaging. The items needed most include:

  • Men’s and women’s unbranded, modest clothes such as long sleeve T-shirts, underwear, pants and jackets in sizes small to large. No shorts or tank tops.
  • Children’s clothing, including baby and newborn clothes, hats and socks
  • Powdered baby formula
  • Socks, hats, shoes and slide-on sandals (no flip flops) for evacuees of all ages
  • Items in critical need include new coats and warm clothes, along with baby and hygiene items. More than 40% of the population at Camp Atterbury is under the age of 14.

New items are accepted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the following Indiana National Guard armories:

  • Evansville: 3300 E. Division St.
  • Greenfield: 410 Apple St.
  • Terre Haute, 3614 Maple Ave.
  • Danville: 1245 E. Main St.
  • Muncie: 401 N. Country Club Road
  • Indianapolis: Kessler-Moore Readiness Center, 2625 W. Kessler Blvd. North Drive
  • Fort Wayne: 130 W. Cook Road
  • South Bend: 1901 Kemble Ave.
  • New Albany: 2909 Grant Line Road

More details can be find at WTHR.com

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