Boy Scout takes donations for Eagle Scout project
Devin, a Parker High School senior and son of Rochelle and Dale Howard, Janesville, is asking for these types of donations to be dropped into the barrels during the next week:
-- Clothing of all sizes that is gently used and not in need of repair.
-- Shoes in good condition but no high heels.
-- Baby items such as diapers and wipes.
-- Small appliances.
-- Bedding of all sizes, including sheets, blankets and sleeping bags.
-- Household items such as towels, washcloths, cleaning supplies and tools.
Collection barrels will be placed at:
-- All Janesville Walgreen Drug Stores, 2519 Kettering St., 1717 Milton Ave., 1740 Center Ave. and 1933 W. Court St.
-- True Value, 1516 Center Ave.
-- Pick 'n Save, 1717 Center Ave.
-- Sentry, 2501 W. Court St.
-- Janesville Athletic Club, 1301 Black Bridge Road.
-- Riverfront Athletic Club, 15 W. Milwaukee St.
Donations will benefit A-OK!—Acts of Kindness—1212 S. Oakhill Ave., Janesville. Founder Shelly Danks works closely with the YWCA and House of Mercy to help meet the needs of homeless people. A-OK! also has a truck to pick up larger donations—furniture and appliances—that won't fit into the collection barrels. For pick up call (608) 728-0841.