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Helping Hands for April 5

By Staff | Apr 5, 2020

Helping Hands is a weekly feature that provides information about the needs of some local nonprofit agencies.

To include your nonprofit agency in Helping Hands, email neighbors@nashuatelegraph.com. Submissions are due by 5 p.m. Wednesday. Requests for cash donations and gift cards won’t be accepted.

Joseph’s Closet for DME

166 Kinsley Street, Nashua, NH 03060- Ground floor, Suite 101A

NEEDS: New and gently used DME equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, shower chairs, rollators, bed rails, canes, etc.

HOURS: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

CONTACT: 603-579-5634

WEBSITE: https://www.stjosephhospital.com/community-health/josephs-closet

Marguerite’s Place

87 Palm St., Nashua, NH 03060

NEEDS: Diapers, Baby Wipes, HE Laundry Detergent, Clorox wipes, Dish soap, Bathroom cleaning products

COLLECTION HOURS: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

CONTACT: Christa Tsechrintzis, 598-1582, ext. 15, ctsechrintzis@margueritesplace.org. WEBSITE: www.margueritesplace.org.

Mary’s House

123 W. Pearl St., Nashua, NH 03060

NEEDS: Body wash; shampoo and conditioner; sanitary pads and Poise pads; denture tablets. Always need toilet paper, dish soap and HD laundry detergent, and Q-Tips.

COLLECTION HOURS: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday and Tuesday.

CONTACT: Mary Ann Gamache, 886-3562, mgamache@snhs.org.

WEBSITE: bit.ly/1PaZVEk.

Nashua PAL – Youth Safe Haven

52 Ash St., Nashua, NH 03060

NEEDS: Disinfectant spray/wipes, Foam hand soap, Hand sanitizer, Tissues, Paper products: cups plates bowls and plastic utensils.

HOURS: 2-6 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 2-5 p.m. Friday.

CONTACT: Shaun or Jaela, 594-3733, youthsafehaven@nashuapal.com. WEBSITE: www.nashuapal.com.

Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter

2 Quincy St., Nashua, NH 03060

NEEDS: Peanut butter, pasta, canned or boxed soup, rice (any sized bag; bigger ones are rebagged to share), cereal, shampoo (10 oz. or bigger will be appreciated for our families), toothbrushes and toothpaste, soap or body wash, razors, deodorant (for men or women).

Volunteers also needed throughout the day to serve breakfast or dinner, sort donations and help in our food pantry. Check the volunteer page on our website or call for more information.

DONATION DROP-OFF: Enter our parking lot and pull up to our loading dock. Ring buzzer by the door if no one is outside.

COLLECTION HOURS: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8-11 a.m. Saturday.

CONTACT: Carol Weeks, 889-7770, carol@nsks.org.

WEBSITE: www.nsks.org.

Nashua Special Olympics

NEEDS: Adult and teen volunteers needed to offer their time and smiles to Nashua Special Olympics athletes ages 8-60. Coaches, partners and other volunteer positions are available for those who are looking for a little more sunshine in their lives.

CONTACT: Email nsoleadershipteam@gmail.com or visit nashuaspecialolympics.org. WEBSITE: www.nashuaspecialolympics.org.


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