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Chamber sponsors 2nd Annual Ronald McDonald Charities Drive

Last year, items poured in for this wonderful cause. This year, organizers are hoping Adair Countians will again rise to meet the need. If you have stories about how a Ronald McDonald House has helped and would like to share them, please do so using the Contact Form button with this story -EW

By Sue Stivers, Executive Director
Columbia-Adair Co. Chamber of Commerce
Chamber Building, 201 Burkesville ST, Columbia, KY

Your help is needed again this year!! The Chamber is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Ronald McDonald Charities Drive for badly needed items for the Ronald McDonald Houses in Lexington and Louisville. Please look over the "Wish List" that is attached and choose an item or items that you can donate.

The drop-off date will be Thursday, October 22, 2009 from 4pm to 7pmCT, in the parking lot back of the Chamber Building, located at 201 Burkesville Street in Columbia, KY.

Tell your friends, neighbors, members of your church, everyone you know, about this project.

Last year was a huge success. We could not have done it without your help.

Volunteers are needed. To find out how you can help, please call the Chamber office at (270) 384-6020.

Ronald McDonald House Charities 2009 Wish List

Food/Pantry Items:
  • Breakfast/cereal bars
  • Individual Microwaveable serving meals
  • (soup, beef stew, ravioli, etc.)
  • Individually wrapped snacks**
  • Tuna
  • Individual Frozen Meals
  • Peanut Butter Crackers
  • Cookies
  • Raisins
  • Fruit Cups
  • Pudding Cups
  • Pop Tarts
  • Granola Bars
  • Boxed cereal
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Cheese and crackers
  • Juice drinks/boxes
  • Bottled water**

Paper and Plastic Items:
  • Plastic Utensils
  • Paper towels and napkins**
  • Facial Tissue**

Personal Care Items: **TRAVEL SIZE PLEASE**
  • Deodorant
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Soap
  • Lotion
  • Feminine products
Family Room Items:
  • Kleenex**
  • Printer Paper
  • Family Friendly DVDs
  • Holiday decorations

Household Items:
  • Laundry Detergent**
  • Fabric Softener**
  • Clorox /Disinfectant Wipes**
  • Swiffer cloths**

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