The Journal Gazette
 
 
Saturday, November 30, 2019 1:00 am

PEOPLE AND PLACES

Giving back

• PBS39 is seeking donations of new or gently-used, clean sweaters and hoodie sweatshirts for men, women and children at the Fort Wayne Rescue Mission and Charis House. All sizes are needed, but larger sizes are especially in need. Donations can be dropped off at the following locations through Dec. 6: PBS39, 2501 E. Coliseum Blvd.; Allen County Public Library main branch, 900 Library Plaza; Georgetown library branch, 6600 E. State Blvd.; Tecumseh library branch, 1411 E. State Blvd.; New Haven library branch, 648 Green St., New Haven; Grabill library branch, 13521 Grabill Road, Grabill; Hessen Cassel library branch, 3030 E. Paulding Road; Pontiac library branch, 2215 S. Hanna St.; Shawnee library branch, 5600 Noll Ave.; Aboite library branch, 5630 Coventry Lane; Eckhart Public Library, 603 S. Jackson St., Auburn; South Whitley Community Public Library, 201 E. Front St., South Whitley; Wabash County Historical Museum, 36 E. Market St., Wabash; and Whitley County Historical Museum, 108 W. Jefferson St., Columbia City.

• Kelly Automotive Group is partnering with Backpacks of Hope to fill backpacks with items to be distributed to the needy in the community. Items needed for men, women and children include backpacks, blankets, gloves, winter hats, winter socks, rain ponchos, soap or body wash, shampoo, lotion, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, feminine hygiene items, and nonperishable food items. Donations can be dropped off at the following locations through Dec. 13: BMW of Fort Wayne, 929 Avenue of Autos; Kelley Chevrolet, 5220 Value Drive; Tom Kelley Buick GMS, 633 Avenue of Autos; Tom Kelley Cadillac, 811 Avenue of Autos; Tom Kelley Volvo, 860 Avenue of Autos; Tom Kelley Chevrolet Buick, 1313 S. 13th St., Decatur; Tom Kelley Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, 1311 S. 13th St., Decatur; and Tom Kelley Ford, 1341 S. 13th St., Decatur.

• Indiana University School Medicine Fort Wayne donated $315 for Healthier Moms and Babies.


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