HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — One North Alabama organization is kicking off a blanket and cold weather drive next week to help the homeless in the area.
The North Alabama Coalition for the Homeless (NACH) will begin its annual drive for cold weather gear on Thursday, September 30. Items accepted at a number of dropoff locations include blankets, coats, gloves, socks, thermal underwear, sleeping bags, toboggans, sweatshirts and sweatpants, and scarves.
All items must be adult sizes and gently used.
Donations will be accepted from September 30 through the end of the year at the following locations:
- Progressive Union Missionary Baptist Church
- 1919 Brandontown Road, 256-539-1070
- St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
- 8020 Whitesburg Drive, 256-881-7223
- Latham United Methodist Church
- 109 Weatherly Road, 256-881-4069
- Faith Presbyterian Church
- 5003 Whitesburg Drive, 256-881-4811
- Church of the Nativity, Episcopal
- 208 Eustis Avenue, 256-533-2455
- Monte Sano United Methodist Church
- 601 Monte Sano Boulevard, 256-533-6083
- First Christian Church
- 3209 Whitesburg Drive, 256-881-0150 (use bin at the side entrance)
- St. Thomas Episcopal Church
- 12200 Bailey Cove Road, 256-880-0247
- The Rock Family Worship Center
- 3401 Holmes Avenue NW, 256-533-9292
- Manna House
- 2110 South Memorial Parkway, 256-503-4848 (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.)
- First Stop, Inc.
- 206 Stokes Street, 256-533-3391
- North Alabama Coalition for the Homeless
- 1580 Sparkman Drive Suite 111, 256-261-3029
- St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church
- 786 Hughes Road, 256-864-0788 (use bin in breezeway)