Catholic Community Services advertised its annual winter collection.
Catholic Community Services has begun its annual Winter Clothing Drive going through Feb. 17. Donations of winter coats, socks, mittens, hats, blankets, and shoes will be distributed free of charge by Catholic Community Services to homeless and low-income families at its community service centers in Eugene and Springfield.
Collection boxes have been set up at more than 20 different area churches and organizations, and any business or organization can participate by setting out a collection box.
The drive also accepts cash donations, which will be used to purchase winter clothing for free distribution to those in need of assistance. Visit www.ccslc.org to make a donation.
Collection boxes are located at A & M Auto Body, Aubrey Park Elementary School, Church of the Nazarene, Emerald Bible Fellowship, Eugene Friends Church, Eugene Friends Meeting, Fairfield Church of the Nazarene, First United Methodist Church, Holt International, Horsfall and Fipps CPA, Jerry's Home Improvement in Eugene, Jerry's Home Improvement in Springfield, Northwood Christian Church, St. Paul Catholic Church, St Peter Catholic Church, St Alice Catholic Church, St Jude Catholic Church, St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Henry Catholic Church in Dexter on Sundays, St. Mark Catholic Church, Temple Beth Israel, The Daily Bagel, Catholic Community Services at 1025 G Street in Springfield and 1464 W. 6th Avenue in Eugene.