Donation drive in Pikeville to provide homeless Kentuckians with everyday essentials

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (MTN) — A donation drive has been created to help provide houseless/homeless Kentuckians with everyday essentials.

According to a Facebook post by members of the Better Bluegrass Coalition, the “Beat the Heat Summer Essentials Donation Drive” is currently taking donations for the items listed below:

  • Backpacks
  • Hats
  • Bottled water
  • Re-usable water bottles
  • Non-perishable snacks
  • Makeup/toiletry bags
  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Wipes
  • Bug spray
  • Sunscreen
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Bandaids
  • First aid kits
  • Masks
  • Hand sanitizer

Donations can be dropped off at Sacred Mountain Tattoo located at 3483 North Mayo Trail in Pikeville, Kentucky.

The post continues to say if there are any local businesses willing to have a donation bin at your location or if you are in need of any information, contact Sarah Norman at 606-434-3631.

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