Local 175 and Industrial Local 2501 out of Louisville are working together to gather donations for an area foster home. Uspiritus is a foster home working to “provide greater care for vulnerable children and families throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky”.
The Local Sisters are combining efforts to collect daily necessities and a Christmas list to support the foster home. Local 175 SIS Chair Amanda Wigge and Co-Chair Meah Jessup and Local 2501 SIB Chair Shannon Porter and Elaine Osorio visited Target to set up a registry for the charity drive.
“It’s all about giving back to the community or those in need – letting them know that we’re here for them”, Shannon Porter told IKORCC about setting up this drive.
Some everyday items in need include:
- Toilet paper
- Clorox wipes
- Body wash
- Twin sheet sets
- Birthday candles
The Christmas wish list includes gifts such as:
- Action figures
- Hot wheels
- Bath body sets
- Gas gift cards
- Comic books
If you would like to help support these efforts, you can visit: http://www.target.com/gift-registry/gift/SIBS1752501. You can ship donations to the Louisville Training Center at 1245 Durrett Lane, Louisville, KY 40213.
The last day to donate through this IKORCC charity drive will be December 9th, 2019.
Learn more about Uspiritus here: http://uspiritus.org/about/history-mission/.