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First Stop collecting donations for homeless in Huntsville


First stop is a non-profit organization where homeless people can go Monday through Friday during the daytime to shower, wash clothes and get a meal.

Posted: Jun 7, 2019 8:32 PM
Updated: Jun 7, 2019 10:37 PM

First Stop, which helps homeless people in Huntsville, is collecting hygiene items at drop-off locations throughout the city.

The drop-off locations are Aaron's at 4320 University Drive, Stein Mart and Cricket at 975 Airport Road SW, First Stop at 206 Stokes Street and Sherwin Williams at 1107 Monroe SW. First Stop asks if you can donate to please drop off at the locations Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. If you have any questions, you can call 256-533-3391 or 256-919-1314.

The non-profit is looking for the following items to be donated:

  • Deodorants
  • Soap
  • Shampoo, conditioner and hair brushes
  • Body/foot powder and lotions
  • Athlete's foot cream
  • Laundry detergent
  • Toilet paper
  • Clothing in all sizes for men and women (Socks, underwear, pants, shorts,t-shirts, bras, etc.)
  • Large trash bags
  • Backpacks or bags
  • Shaving cream and razors
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Hand sanitizers and first aid kits
  • Flash lights and batteries
  • Bug spray and tents

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