The Heart of West Michigan United Way is asking for the public to help give back to families in need around West Michigan for their Fill the Cart Collection Drive.
According to a collaborative, statewide research project called “A.L.I.C.E.” 39 percent of working families in Kent County are struggling to meet their basic needs. HWMUW is coordinating collection drives all across Kent County to collect much-needed items household items including toiletries, baby care items, and cleaning supplies.
Here are some of the items HWMUW is collecting:
Feminine Hygiene Products
Natural Hair Products
Baby Care Items
Toilet Bowl Cleaner
Toilet Scrub Brush
Dish Washer Detergent
Sheet Sets (Twin)
Blankets (Twin or Full)
All of these items will be distributed to multiple agencies who help families in need across West Michigan.
Items will be collected through Tuesday, March 19.
To run a drive with a group visit HWMUW.org/fillthecart .