Troop K hosting donation drive for Grace Smith House

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The Grace Smith House provides shelter for victims of domestic violence, advocacy, counseling, and education for residents of Dutchess County.  And this month, as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the New York State Police at Troop K is teaming up with the community to raise domestic violence awareness and help end the cycle of domestic violence.

The donation drive will be accepting new and unopened items between Monday, October 21 and Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Troop K Headquarters, 2541 Route 44, Salt Point, NY, 12578.

Non-Perishable Pantry Items:

  • Black Beans

  • Kidney Beans

  • Corn

  • Diced Tomatoes

  • Peas

  • Soups

  • Pasta sauce

  • Pasta

  • Fruits (canned/jarred or dried)

  • Rice

  • Peanut Butter

  • Jelly

  • Mac and Cheese

  • Pancake/Waffle Mix

  • Cereal

  • Tuna

  • Chicken (canned)

  • Juice

  • Coffee

Personal Hygiene Items

  • Maxi Pads / Tampons

  • Hair brushes for various types of hair

  • Wash clothes or sponges

  • Nail clippers and tweezers

  • Packages of cotton balls and q-tips

  • Panty Liners

  • Soap

  • Deodorant

  • Toothpaste

  • Laundry Detergent

  • Dish Soap

Infant / Toddler Items:

  • Diapers (sizes 5 and 6)

  • Baby Wipes

  • Lotions, bath wash, diaper cream

  • Sippy cups, baby spoons, pacifiers

  • Baby monitors and breast pumps