November 27 2018

Armstrong Ambulance Collecting Winter Clothes for Families In Need

By: BNEWS

Along with saving lives local first responders are also trying to keep people in need warm this holiday season.

Armstrong Ambulance said it is pleased to announce that it will be collecting donations for those in need this holiday season through its annual Winter Warmth Drive.

From now until December 20, Armstrong will be collecting new and gently used items to help the homeless stay warm this winter. The items that are needed most include coats and jackets, boots, gloves, hats, scarves, socks, sweatpants and jeans.

Collection bins are located inside each of Armstrong’s locations, and residents interested in donating items may leave them at the facility, where they will be collected by an Armstrong employee. In Burlington the facility is located at 217 Middlesex Turnpike and donations can be dropped off at the rear entrance.

Donations can also be delivered to any of the following locations:

- 87 Mystic St., Arlington (donations may be delivered to main entrance on the third floor)

- 487 Washington St., Brighton

- 70 Union St., Medford

- 32 Summer St., Stoneham

- 10 Micro Drive, Woburn (entrance in the rear)

- 55 Knox Trail, Acton

- 16 Hamilton St., Saugus

“The winter months can be extremely challenging for homeless families, so we want do do what we can to support them and help them stay warm,” Armstrong CEO Richard Raymond said. “I hope that the residents in the communities we serve will once again join us in helping those in need.”

All items collected will be donated to Bay Cove Human Services. Any questions may be directed to Meredit Lambroff at 781-859-1306.


 

 
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