YouthLink seeking donations for holiday gift bags for youth

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December 4, 2006 // UPDATED 2:12 pm - April 26, 2007
By: Sarah McKenzie
Sarah McKenzie

YouthLink, a Downtown organization that services homeless and precariously housed youth, is seeking donations for its annual holiday drive.

The organization prepares holiday gift bags for youth and is seeking a variety of items from members of the community. The list includes the following basic items: hooded sweatshirts (extra-large sizes preferred), socks, scarves, soap, deodorant, toothbrushes/tooth paste, moisturizing skin lotion and hand sanitizer.

Besides basic necessities, YouthLink is also seeking the following “wish list” items: sporting goods, winter jackets (large sizes), clothes, jewelry, watches, sleeping bags, electronics, kitchen/dish sets, bedding, games, gift cards and bus cards.

The deadline for dropping off items is Dec. 11. YouthLink is 41 N. 12th St. For more information, go to www.youthlinkmn.org or 252-1218.