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Girl Scout Troop Seeks Community's Help

Service organization looking to assist Homeless Solutions.

Long Valley Girl Scout Troop 663 is seeking help from the community as its members strive to obtain their Bronze Award.

The troop is collecting goods for Homeless Solutions in Morristown, which provides temporary shelter for single men, women, and families as they work toward finding permanent housing.

The shelter provides a cold breakfast each morning, lunch on the weekends as well as a hot evening meal each day. All of the meals are provided by donations and are prepared and served by volunteers. 

In addition to collecting goods, members of the troop will be preparing two themed dinners for the more-than-60 residents. One will be an Italian dinner night and the other a Mexican dinner night.

Donations will be collected at the next leaders' meeting and boxes will be available at , , , Sue Graybill’s home at 200 Flocktown Road, and Lauren Donahue’s home at 83 West Valley Brook Road.

The list of items requested is:

Gift Cards (Shop Rite, Target, Walmart, etc. any amount)
Paper Products (Paper towels, toilet tissue, etc.)
Cleaning Supplies
Antibacterial Hand Soap
Powdered Drink Mix
Sugar Packs
Breakfast Cereal

Information provided by Lauren Donahue.

Deborah Peirson January 24, 2012 at 02:01 PM
Good luck with your Bronze Award, girls! Is it possible to post a more detailed list of the items being collected? I am interested in donating.
Jason Koestenblatt January 24, 2012 at 02:45 PM
Thanks so much for the comment, Deborah. We've updated the article to reflect a list of items that can be donated for the project. Hope this helps!


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