USA Cares

2021 Care Package Drive for Homeless Veterans

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This April, USA Cares is leading the charge in providing assistance to the homeless veteran community in Kentuckiana with a care package drive, and we’re inviting everyone in the Compassionate City to “Give a Day” and join us in supporting those in need in our community.

In coordination with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer’s “Give a Day” week of service, the collection period of the donation drive will run from April 1 through April 30, 2021. USA Cares and several community partners are currently collecting individual and travel-size items to include in the care packages, and are seeking donations of the following items:

• Soap, shampoo & conditioner
• Deodorant
• Chapstick
• Lotion and sunscreen
• Washcloths
• Toothbrushes & toothpaste
• Mouthwash (only alcohol-free)
• Hairbrushes & combs
• Individual packets of laundry soap
• Facial tissues (small packs)
• Granola bars, cracker packs
• Anti-bacterial wipes
• Disposable razors
• Cotton socks
• T-shirts

Donated items are being accepted at the following locations:

USA Cares:
• 11760 Commonwealth Drive, Louisville, KY (Monday-Thursday Only)

Sullivan University (two locations):
• 3101 Bardstown Rd, Louisville, KY
• 4000 Dupont Cir, Louisville, KY

Schuler Bauer Real Estate Services (three locations):
• 100 Drexler Cir, Elizabethtown, KY
• 1500 Ormsby Station Ct, Louisville, KY
• 4206 Charlestown Rd, Ste. 200, New Albany, IN

Seven Counties Services:
• 130 Joe B. Hall Ave, Shepherdsville, KY

Ivy Tech Community College:
• 8204 Highway 311, Sellersburg, IN

We are also seeking volunteers to join us in assembling up the donated items in bags for distribution. If you would like to participate in the package assembly team or have additional questions, please contact Aubrey Gonzalez at or 800-773-0387 ext. 137.

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