Updated: Aug 26, 2019
In order to provide the quickest relief efforts, we are directing all those who want to volunteer or donate to please report to the Senior Center in Lawrence as it is the official drop off location. The Senior Center in located at 155 Haverhill St, Lawrence, MA 01840. They are no longer accepting clothes as donations.
Elevated Thought will also be open from 1-4 PM today for anyone who would like to leave donations. We are located at the Everett Mills on 15 Union St. in Suite 120. We will be dropping off our donations at the end of the night to the Senior Center.
This is what we know so far about the needs of the safety shelters set up at the Arlington School and the Parthum School, they are in need of:
baby formula, baby bottles
diapers (of all ages)
toiletries (deodorant, toothbrushes, toothpaste, etc.)
new underwear for people of all ages (kids and adults)
phone chargers (of all kinds)
books, coloring books, and other things to entertain children
The shelter locations are located at:
- Arlington School, 150 Arlington Street, Lawrence, MA 01841
- Parthum School, 255 Haverhill Street, Lawrence, MA 01841
Cash donations are not being accepted. Gift cards of any kind are more than welcome. If anyone is able to help support financially, we are urging people to donate to this trusted local fund: https://secure.etransfer.com/EFT/BlockCode/donation1.cfm?d2org=EssexCCF&d2tool=LEF
Through adversity we cannot fathom, we stand with the community we love and are proud to be a part of. These difficult experiences make clear we exist largely to support one another; especially when our brothers and sisters face difficulties stacked upon difficulties. As we do our small part to aid in the process of overcoming, we ask you to lend a hand as well. We are small, but as a collective, we can build and rebuild.