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Published on March 21st, 2016 | by University Communications

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Make your mother proud

For the third consecutive year, Saint Leo University and Two Men and a Truck® are partnering on a community project—the Movers for Moms® program, which benefits two local women’s shelters. Items collected during the months of March and of April will be delivered to Sunrise of Pasco County Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center and Alpha House of Tampa on Mother’s Day. Saint Leo previously participated in this program and a similar project, Movers For Military®, for our homeless military veterans.

This collection drive is being supported by the Saint Leo University Social Work Club and Student Affairs.

Seven collection boxes have been placed in high-traffic areas at University Campus as follows:

  • Donald R. Tapia School of Business building lobby
  • Kirk Hall lobby
  • Marion Bowman Activities Center lobby
  • Student Activities Building lobby
  • Student Community Center lobby
  • Student Community Center dining hall lobby
  • Student Apartments 5 & 6 (fish tank lobby area)

Sunrise of Pasco County’s wish list includes:

  • Pillows, comforters, and full size towels
  • Children’s clothing and items (socks, underwear, diapers, diaper rash ointment, baby shampoo and lotion, body wash, and sippy cups)
  • Cleaning equipment and supplies (brooms, sponges, large mop heads, floor cleaner, cleaning spray, and Lysol air freshener)
  • Medicines (Adult Tylenol, Ibuprofen, Neosporin, Alka Seltzer chewable, and cold and flu medicine)
  • Hair and shower products (ethnic – combs, brushes, and picks, shower caps, hairspray, and adult body lotion)
  • Adult products (socks, ladies underwear, and tampons)
  • Miscellaneous items (coffee filters, aluminum pans, cast aluminum pots, Saran Wrap, sewing kit, and nail clippers)

Alpha House of Tampa has requested these items for moms and babies (must be new and in original packaging):

  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Sheets for twin beds, cribs, and toddler beds – white and beige
  • Comforters and blankets for twin and toddler beds
  • Towels and washcloths – white and beige
  • Women’s socks
  • Baby wash, shampoo, baby powder, and lotions
  • Diaper rash cream
  • Canned vegetables, soup, ravioli, tuna, and chicken
  • Pasta, sauces, and instant rice
  • Cereal – all boxed types plus oatmeal and grits
  • Powdered milk
  • Juice
  • Peanut butter and jelly
  • Snacks – any type of chips, crackers, bars

The last day to donate items is Friday, April 29.

Thank you for your support of this collection drive. For more information about the Movers for Moms® program, contact Eugenia Parlow, at Two Men and a Truck®, (813) 245-8519 or eugenia.parlow@twomen.com.

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