Lexington's Hope Center asks for donations of tennis shoes, toiletries & laundry bags

Hope Center Calls For Donations
Posted at 11:42 AM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 11:42:55-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — As the COVID-19 outbreak continues, Lexington's Hope Center is asking for donations.

Officials say they're in need of new and like-new tennis shoes for the 40 to 50 ment's shelter clients who are staying at the Beck Center at Transylvania University's campus.

In addition, the Hope Center says it needs washable laundry bags, razors and shaving cream, shampoo, deodorant, swipe thermometers, hand sanitizer, cleaning supplies, over the counter medicine such as Tylenol and alcohol-free cough syrup, bottled water and snacks.

To drop off a donation for residents staying at the Beck Center, put items in a box or bag labeled "Beck Center." You can take those donations to the Privett Men's Recovery Center at 250 West Loudon Ave. between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call 859-225-4673 when you arrive, and a staff member will get the donation from your car.