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Broadway Square seeks donations for Day of Dignity drive

Broadway Square is asking community members to donate unopened items from July 8 through Aug. 24.

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FARGO — Broadway Square in downtown Fargo is hosting a personal care product drive leading up to its Day of Dignity event, which is set for Aug. 28.

The Day of Dignity is about connecting those in need with free or discounted items and services.

The list of items to donate includes unopened, full- or travel-sized: sunscreen, bug spray, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, mouth wash, feminine hygiene products, razors, shaving cream, bags/backpacks and socks.

All donated items will be given away from noon to 2 p.m. in a "Personal Care Pantry" during the Day of Dignity on Aug. 28.

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Any items not claimed during the event are packaged into bundles and distributed through the Gladys Ray Shelter and the Downtown Engagement Center.

 
Donation items can be dropped off from July 8 through Aug. 24. Collection boxes are located at the following Fargo locations:

  • Broadway Square, 201 Broadway N.: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • The Depot, 701 Main Ave.: Monday-Friday, 7:30a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Valley Senior Services, 2801 32nd Ave. S.: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Courts Plus Community Fitness, 3491 S. University Dr.: Monday-Thursday, 5 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 5 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Broadway Square is partnering with the Harm Reduction Division of Fargo Cass Public Health, the FM Coalition to End Homelessness and numerous other community partners to produce the Day of Dignity.
For more information, call 701-499-6060, or visit FargoBroadwaySquare.com .

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