The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, the Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau and Union Baptist Church will sponsor their annual collection of leisure gifts and personal care items for patients at the hospitals at Whitfield and East Mississippi. For more than 25 years, the Chambers and the Friends have participated in this Christmas program.
Deadline to bring items to the Chambers: Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 12:00 Noon, Volunteers will take the items to Whitfield and East Mississippi
Items to consider include: pocket and table games, books, purses, music CD’s, DVD’s from the 50s and 60s, afghan blankets and snuggies, closed toe house shoes, wood crafts, cosmetics, jewelry kits, body sprays and shower gel, house coats and light jackets, puzzles, cards, sports balls, portable radios, stationery items, game books, arts and crafts kits, batteries, sunglasses, socks, slippers, caps, pjs and night gowns, underwear, belts, footies, hats and personal care items.
Be sure to include sender information with each contribution. All donations are tax-deductible for income tax purposes. DO NOT WRAP YOUR ITEMS, SEND SHARP ITEMS, OR INCLUDE ANY GLASS BOTTLES. Items can be delivered to the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce at 720 Krebs Avenue in Pascagoula, the Ocean Springs Chamber at 1000 Washington Avenue in Ocean Springs, and Union Baptist Church at 1509 Dupont Avenue in Pascagoula.