Create COVID-19 Care Packages-follows social distancing recs


Project Description:

We are collecting items for seniors and vulnerable populations. You can help by creating care packages from the security of
your own home and safely dropping items at our locations:
• Canned soups and other dry and canned foods
• Gift cards to Giant or Safeway
• Socks, hats, gloves and toiletries
• Large-font activity books like sudoku
• Diapers and baby wipes
• Sanitizing supplies
• Un-opened food to be cooked for 120 homeless neighbors served nightly by our Grate Patrol Program
• Donate online:

Drop Off Information

We will receive donations Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm, at the following locations. Please leave donated goods outside the front door and call or text 202-345-2238, indicating the location where you are. We will check for drop-off regularly, too.

• 3335 Sherman Avenue, NW
• 2300 MLK Jr. Avenue, SE

• 20021 Aircraft Drive, Germantown
• 4825 Edmonston Avenue, Hyattsville

• 1804 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria
• 518 South Glebe Road, Arlington
• 4915 Ox Road, Fairfax
• 1483 Old Bridge Rd, Ste 102, Woodbridge

To drop of at other times, please coordinate your preferred time and location via email, call, or text: / 202-345-2238

Safety First

Safety is paramount. Please follow these precautions:
• Do not purchase items or prepare and drop-off care packages if anyone in your home is sick.
• While packaging and dropping of goods, wash hands frequently and avoid touching your face.
• During drop-off please leave food at the front and follow social distancing procedures.
• Donated items must be unopened and not expired.

Questions? Contact Angela, Volunteer and Donation Drive Manager or 202-756-3906

Volunteers and Friends, be safe and take care!

Project Start Date: Fri, Mar 20, 2020
Project End Date: Thu, Dec 31, 2020
Volunteers Needed:
Project Meeting
Prep at your home and then drop at one of our locations with pre-approval.

Project Organizer: Angela Soriano
Project Category:
DMV Metro Area / Emergency Disaster Services