Help for the Homeless hygiene drive begins Friday

The Help for the Homeless drive seeks personal care items such as these. (WLUK image)

(WLUK) -- You can once again help the homeless with donations of personal care products.

The Family Radio Networks' annual Help for the Homeless hygiene drive begins Sunday. Donation boxes will be available at various locations thorughout northeast and central Wisconsin. Businesses, churches and schools can also request boxes for their locations.

The collection drive is looking for cleaning and personal care products such as laundry soap, hair and dental care items, diapers and bathroom tissue. Donation box locations are listed online. The donations are distributed to 15 area homeless coalitions.

The drive runs through March 11.

Organizers say last year, 820 businesses, churches and schools collected and donated $377,000 worth of hygiene products.

FOX 11 is a sponsor of the Help for the Homeless hygiene drive.

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