Winter Donations Needed!

Bella Caggiano
WBN’s 4th Annual Mitten/Scarf Drive begins November 1.
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November, 2019
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The response to this worthwhile event the past three years has been amazing! The Women’s Business Network of Norwood (WBN) turning to Norwood residents again this year to search through those piles and tubs of mittens, gloves, and scarfs to donate and help their neighbors keep warm this winter.
The WBN Annual Mitten/Scarf Drive will be held Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. Donation boxes will be located the Morrill Memorial Library, 33 Walpole St., and the Norwood Senior Center, 275 Prospect St. The first week in December, all items will be donated to the Norwood Food Pantry and the Home for Little Wanderers Thrift Shop, in Roslindale.
Since its inaugural year, this event yielded a tremendous a response and the generosity of Norwood residents was impressive. Many of the donated items were even handmade and many were purchased new. The local networking group is so proud of the Norwood community as donations grow every year with donations rising every year. Last year, over ten bags filled with winter accessories was given to both worthy organizations. According to the Norwood Food Pantry Donations Coordinator, these donations are greatly appreciated and helped many Norwood families keep warm during the winter months.
Look for the decorated boxes in the locations listed above. For more information, email [email protected].