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Sleeping Bags for Donation

Original post made by ccwc, Jensen Tract, on Nov 18, 2011

Does anyone know where in town I can donate sleeping bags for the needy/homeless, etc.? Thanks for the help!

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Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Nov 18, 2011 at 9:01 am

Here is a link to a list: Web Link I Googled homeless shelters near Pleasanton, CA Hope it helps.


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Posted by Thomas
a resident of Foothill Farms
on Nov 21, 2011 at 8:17 am

There is an organization in Concord called Christmas For Everyone that provides hot food, warm clothing, sleeping bags and presents for kids on Christmas Day. Here is their website Web Link. I've been working there for about 12 years and they really do a lot of good.
If you would like to drop the sleeping bags at Valley Humane Society I would be willing to deliver them for youJDS


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Posted by ccwc
a resident of Jensen Tract
on Nov 21, 2011 at 8:32 am

Thank you Thomas. Just to be clear - there are 3 sleeping bags - they are used but in excellent shape and have been stored in plastic. Previously used camping. Is this something you would still be interested in?


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Posted by lisa
a resident of Birdland
on Nov 21, 2011 at 8:49 am

You can take them to Valley Bible Church. On Saturdays, they have an outreach to the homeless in the area.
The church is over by the Hilton and Club Sport.


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Posted by LInda
a resident of Livermore
on Nov 21, 2011 at 6:00 pm

The Livermore Homeless Refuge uses and needs good sleeping bags for the refuge. It is open on rainy nights or nights when the temp drops below 40. You can contact Sandra or Wes at 525-1200. Thank you for offering your no longer used camping gear for the homeless.


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Posted by Rand
a resident of another community
on Nov 21, 2011 at 7:16 pm

The best way to benefit society is to work as hard as possible at pursuing your own personal gain. Charity weakens society. If it isn't profitable, don't do it. Read The Fountainhead. It will change your life.


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Posted by ccwc
a resident of Jensen Tract
on Nov 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm

Rand - Charity Weakens Society????? Wow! Heartless! May you have a Happy Holiday!


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Posted by ccwc
a resident of Jensen Tract
on Nov 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm

Lisa - Thank you!

Linda - Thank you too!

God Bless you and enjoy the holiday season!


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