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Community Members invited to "Blanket the Neighborhood" on November 14

November 12, 2015

WHO:

Lansing Community College (LCC), the Catholic Community of St. Jude, St. Vincent Catholic Charities, and the community.

WHAT:

The greater Lansing Community is invited to join LCC, the Catholic Community of St. Jude, and several community groups to make fleece blankets for refugee families relocating to Lansing. Instructions on how to make the blankets, snacks, and lunch will be provided.

The blankets will be donated to St. Vincent Catholic Charities Refugee Services. In addition, a collection will be taken for household items, fleece fabric, and financial contributions.

Fleece donations and household items can be delivered to the LCC Student Life department in the Gannon Building, Room252.04 by Saturday, November 14.

  • Needed household items include: bathroom/kitchen cleansers, brooms, mops, buckets, dish soap, dust pans, laundry detergent, paper towels, sponges, trash bags, wastebaskets, pillows, and alarm clocks.
  • Financial contributions may be made at lcc.edu/givenow.

WHEN:

Saturday, November 14; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

WHERE:

LCC's Gannon Commons located in the Gannon Building
422 North Washington Square
Lansing, Michigan 48933

About Lansing Community College

Lansing Community College is Michigan's third largest community college with approximately 15,000 students attending each year. LCC offers courses in general education for those interested in transferring to a four-year institution, career and workforce development, developmental education and personal enrichment. To meet the professional development and training needs of regional employees, the college offers customized programs for credit, non-credit and continuing education. The University Center at LCC offers students the opportunity to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees from six partner universities on the downtown LCC campus. For more information, visit lcc.edu.

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