It’s Spooky to be Hungry and Homeless Drives to Benefit Local Charities
Aiken Technical College student organizations have come together to host food and supply drives during the month of October to benefit local charities.
Through Oct. 21, non-perishable food items are being collected to benefit the Golden Harvest Food Bank during the It’s Spooky to be Hungry drive. Donations can be placed in collection barrels located in the ATC Library, Academic Success Center, Bookstore, Health Sciences Building and the Enrollment Services Center.
Through Oct. 31, hygiene products are being collected to benefit the Fifth Street Bridge Community during the It’s Spooky to be Homeless drive. Donations can be delivered to ins in the Student Activities Center, Academic Success Center and the Health Sciences Building.
Items being collected include: toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, adhesive bandages, Neosporin, deodorant, thick socks, hydrocortisone cream, cotton swabs, mouthwash, razors, nail clippers, baby wipes, antibacterial wipes, feminine hygiene products, antidiarrheal tablets, and hand sanitizer.
The drives are being sponsored by the Radiologic Technology and Pharmacy Technician students along with the Student Government Association, Student Veterans Association, and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.