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Blood, toy drive to help American Military Encouragement Network
A bit of holiday cheer is inspiring this months public blood drive for the American Red Cross, organized by Jack Howk/Rescue Rooter.
The local plumbing and drain company is encouraging people to bring donations of food, clothing or personal items to the blood drive scheduled from 7 a.m to noon Friday, Dec. 18, at the company office at 12430 S.E. Capps Road, Clackamas. A local nonprofit, the American Military Encouragement Network, will distribute the donations to active and former military families in need.
Suggested donations include nonperishable food items, unwrapped new toys, books, board games, personal care items, scarves, hats, slippers and gift cards.