News release from Buncombe County Partnership for Children:
During the response to COVID-19, childcare providers plan an essential role in supporting healthcare and emergency workers by caring for their children.
Many childcare centers are struggling to remain open for this purpose alone and they need our help. By being open, child care staff are putting themselves in harm’s way and need additional supplies to keep the children they care for and themselves safe.
Buncombe County Partnership for Children is asking for donations of the following items to distribute to these essential worker child care centers:
• 𝗛𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗦𝗔𝗡𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗭𝗘𝗥
• 𝗗𝗜𝗔𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗦, 𝗦𝗜𝗭𝗘𝗦 𝟯-𝟱
• 𝗕𝗔𝗕𝗬 𝗪𝗜𝗣𝗘𝗦
• 𝗧𝗢𝗜𝗟𝗘𝗧 𝗣𝗔𝗣𝗘𝗥
Donations will be collected in the bed of a black FORD F-150 pickup truck parked at 𝟭𝟭𝟵 𝗡𝗢𝗥𝗪𝗢𝗢𝗗 𝗔𝗩𝗘𝗡𝗨𝗘 𝗼𝗻 𝗧𝗨𝗘𝗦𝗗𝗔𝗬, 𝗔𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗹 𝟳 between the hours of 8a.m. and 7p.m. after which the truck will be closed.
Please practice social distancing when approaching the truck if others are there to donate. there will be a clipboard available to document your donation. Please help us spread the word by sharing this post with your networks.
𝗕𝗣𝗙𝗖 is a local non-profit that provides programs for children birth to 5, their families, and the early educators who care for and teach them.