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Library’s November Community Comforts Drive Collects for Heart of Hope, Rocky Resource Room

November 24th, 2021
Library’s November Community Comforts Drive Collects for Heart of Hope, Rocky Resource Room

If you’re feeling the November spirit of gratitude for your own blessings, the Rock Island Public Library is offering an easy way to give to people in need. The Library’s “Community Comforts” drive will collect donations of household supplies and personal care items through December 4. Collected items will be distributed to Heart of Hope Outreach Center and the Rocky Resource Room at Rock Island High School. “Personal care and hygiene items, paper products, cleaners, and other basic items are always in high demand, because they’re products people use every day,” says Karrah Kuykendall,... Read More

Library’s November Community Comforts Drive Collects for Heart of Hope, Rocky Resource Room

November 12th, 2021
Library’s November Community Comforts Drive Collects for Heart of Hope, Rocky Resource Room

If you’re feeling the November spirit ofgratitude for your own blessings, the Rock Island Public Library is offering an easy way to give to people in need. The Library’s “Community Comforts” drive will collect donations of household supplies and personal care items through December 4. Collected items will be distributed to Heart of Hope Outreach Center and the Rocky Resource Room at Rock Island High School. “Personal care and hygiene items, paper products, cleaners, and other basic items are always in high demand, because they’re products people use every day,” says Karrah Kuykendall,... Read More

Rock Island Public Library Helps Area Homeless

December 10th, 2019
Rock Island Public Library Helps Area Homeless

Two Rock Island homeless shelters enjoyed a donation of a little extra comfort for the men, women, and children in their care, thanks to an outstanding community response to the Rock Island Public Library’s November Community Comforts drive. The month-long drive collected 723 “wish list” gifts of food, paper goods, toiletries, cleaning supplies, gloves, hats, new underwear, socks and more comforts to help shelters care for people experiencing poverty and housing insecurity this holiday season. Donations were divided between Christian Care, which serves homeless men ages 18 and older, and... Read More