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United Way 12 Days of Giving begins

By Christine Holmes, News Director

The United Way of Muskingum, Perry and Morgan Counties is asking for the community’s participation in the non-profit’s “12 Days of Giving” initiative to benefit charities throughout the tri-county area.

For each day between Dec. 3 and 12, the United Way is asking for a specific item to benefit various service organizations in the area.

Items include clothing, food, personal hygiene and household necessities.

For Monday, Dec. 3, the item of choice is gloves to benefit East Side Community Ministry, Morgan County United Ministry and the students and families of Perry County Schools who are in need.

Items for the Dec. 3 collection can be dropped off at East Side Community Ministry, Morgan United Ministry and the schools within Perry County.

For a full listing of items and drop-off locations, see the list below.

Dec. 3

  • Item- Gloves
  • Benefiting community partner- East Side Community Ministry, Morgan County United Ministry, Perry County Schools students and families in need
  • Drop-off Locations- East Side Community Ministry, Morgan United Ministry, any Perry County schools

Dec. 4

  • Item- Scarves
  • Benefiting community partner- East Side Community Ministry, Morgan County United Ministry, Perry County Schools students and families in need
  • Drop-off Locations- East Side Community Ministry, Morgan United Ministry, any Perry County school

Dec. 5

  • Item- Shampoo and Conditioner
  • Benefiting community partner- Zanesville City Schools students and their families
  • Drop-off Locations- Studio Blu or any Zanesville City school

Dec. 6

  • Item- Socks
  • Benefiting community partner- Salvation Army shelter and United Methodist Church homeless shelter
  • Drop-off Locations- JC Penney at Colony Square Mall or directly to shelters

Dec. 7

  • Item- Underwear
  • Benefiting community partner- Salvation Army shelter and United Methodist Church homeless shelter
  • Drop-off Locations- JC Penney at Colony Square Mall or directly to shelters

Dec. 8

  • Item- Canned Vegetables
  • Benefiting community partner- Salvation Army and Christ’s Table
  • Drop-off Locations- Dutro Ford or benefiting partners

Dec. 9

  • Item- Canned Fruit
  • Benefiting community partner- Salvation Army and Christ’s Table
  • Drop-off Locations- Dutro Ford or benefiting partners

Dec. 10

  • Item- Tissues
  • Benefiting community partner-Any county senior centers
  • Drop-off Locations- Muskingum, Perry or Morgan County senior centers

Dec. 11

  • Item- Toothbrushes and Toilet Paper
  • Benefiting community partner- Area homeless shelters
  • Drop-off Locations- Northpointe Dental and United Way

Dec. 12

  • Item- Feminine Hygiene
  • Benefiting community partner- Transitions and Morgan United Ministries
  • Drop-off Locations- Ohio University-Zanesville College Student Services in Elson Hall

Dec. 13

  • Item- Volunteer Time
  • Benefiting community partner-Salvation Army Soup Kitchen
  • Time- 5to 8 p.m.

Dec. 14

  • Item- Cookies by the Dozen
  • Benefiting community partner- Area extended care facilities in Muskingum and Perry counties
  • Drop-off Locations- Drop at Valuecare Ambulance or Community Ambulance
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