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Kim Wilson helps acquire donations for Residence to Residence at a collection push final year. This year’s travel is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday in the parking large amount at The Parkersburg Information and Sentinel. (Picture Delivered)

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PARKERSBURG — A assortment sponsored by SWC Realty to profit the Home to Residence in Parkersburg will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, 519 Juliana St.

Residents can generate into the large amount with their contributions and volunteers will unload the donations, stated Kim Wilson of SWC Realty and a member of the board of the Home to House.

“They really do not even have to get out of their auto,” she claimed.

The collection space will be plainly marked with indicators and a tent, Wilson mentioned.

Household to Dwelling, 413 Eighth St., is a daytime shelter that helps homeless and marginally housed men and women in Parkersburg. It is aspect of the Parkersburg Spot Coalition for the Homeless.

It features help products and services and aids the homeless with meals, clothes and cleanliness merchandise. All providers are cost-free.

This is the next 12 months for the push, Wilson claimed. SWC also has executed drives for the Humane Modern society, she mentioned.

“SWC is all about providing back again to the local community,” she stated.

Among things necessary are men’s and women’s underwear of all measurements, razors, coffee and creamer, deodorants, backpacks, Ramen noodles, sugar, soup, Lance crackers, Vienna sausages, snack cakes, granola bars, fruit cups and applesauce cups.

Canned foodstuff goods need to be all those that can be very easily opened, this kind of as with a pull tab, Wilson explained.

Monetary donations also will be acknowledged, Wilson mentioned.

Wilson has been on the board of Residence to Household for 13 many years. The need for its solutions for the homeless improves each and every yr, she said.

“There’s a really large want,” Wilson explained. “The figures continue to keep likely up.”

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