April donation drive to benefit Metropolitan Family Services

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To support members of our community who have survived domestic violence and are rebuilding their lives, my office will be collecting essential items for Metropolitan Family Services from April 4-29.
Family Shelter Service of Metropolitan Family Services DuPage transforms lives by offering help and hope to those affected by domestic violence.
The shelter is in most need of these household goods and personal items:
  • Brita water pitchers (with filter)
  • Black hair products, such as Eco Styling Gel w/Argon Oil, Tropic Isle Living Black Castor Oil, Shea Moisture, and boar bristle hairbrushes)
  • Can openers
  • Makeup mirrors
  • Crockpots/Small air fryers
  • Vacuum cleaners/Dustbusters/Brooms and dustpans
  • Laundry baskets
  • Travel mugs
  • Journals/notebooks/calendars/pens
  • “White noise” machines
  • Pajama shorts/bathrobes
The shelter is always in need of bikes (all sizes), multi-cultural Band-Aids, books (in English and Spanish), toys, games, and gift cards for Uber, Lyft, Walmart, and Target.