AID FOR THE WOMEN AT THE BORDER

*** DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2019***


Have you seen the headlines lately?… It’s bad…
And regardless of your political inclination, women at the border are in urgent help of immediate HOPE and COMPASSION.
They are currently the most marginalized group in America, this is why we are coming for them, and we want to send ONE THOUSAND bags to help the migrant women in transit.


What do we need

For this specific campaign, we urgently need the following TRAVEL SIZE supplies

- Clean makeup bags.
- Toothbrush
- Toothpaste
- Shampoo
- Conditioner
- Soap
- Lotion
- and of course, personalized encouraging notes.

We encourage people to look at what they have at home first, and see if you can share what you have.

If you want to purchase items, we suggest you shop on amazon and ship them to us.
We found these super cheap toothbrush/toothpaste kit (100 for less than $30)
these 2 in 1 shampoo/conditioner (50 for $14) or (200 for $40)
or these soaps, 100 for around $20

[The estimated value of each kit is between $5 and $7.
You can donate the estimated value of a kit below via Paypal
or shop from our Amazon wishlist, and ship directly to us.

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Deadline

July 31st. 2019
We will be driving to McAllen Texas with a car full of bins on August 10th.


HOW TO HELP

 
  • Mail or drop your donations to: 932 Mirror St. Pittsburgh PA 15217

  • We have a few collection points through the city of Pittsburgh.

  • Send a monetary donation to help us mail the bags and buy supplies via Paypal

  • Shop from our amazon wishlist and mail your donation to the address above

  • Write encouraging uplifting cards/notes for us.
    [we are seeking to have encouraging notes written in spanish, so if you know a little bit of spanish, this would be a great opportunity to practice what you know.] But if you don’t know any, google translate can help you just fine :)


Where are these bags going?

This batch of bags is going to 2 different organizations, one is Valley Humanitarian Respite Center, and the other is Border Perspective, Both are based in McAllen Texas. 

The respite center provides a place for the countless men, women, children and infant refugees to rest, have a warm meal, shower and change into clean clothing. 
Refugees also receive medicine and other supplies, before continuing onto their journey.
According to the director of this center, approximately 400 to 600 people go through this center daily, and about half of this number are women.

Border Perspective works alongside local Pastors, non-profit organizations, and the local church year round, providing basic needs to immigrants and everyone along the border.


*** Collection Points***

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Worth Manifesto Hub

**You can ship anything to this address**

in Greenfield

932 mirror st Pittsburgh PA 15217
(By the Squirrel Hill Tunnel)
Drop off 24/7
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Thrive On Health

in Brookline

730 Brookline Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15226
Store Hours: 11-6 tues-sun
MAP

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Hippie And French

in Lawrenceville

5122 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Store Hours: 11 to 7pm monday - saturday / 12 to 5pm Sunday
MAP

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The Tiny Bookstore

in Ross Township-McCandless

1130 Perry Highway, Suite 106, Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Store Hours:
Sun - Monday closed
Tues: 11-5 pm
Wed: 11-5 pm
Thu: 11-5 pm
Fri: 1-8 pm
Sat: 11-6 pm
MAP












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Lynn & Barrett

in the North Side

903 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Store Hours:
Monday closed
Tuesday - Friday 11-7pm
Sat - Sun 11 - 4pm

MAP

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Tula Organic

in Squirrel Hill

2629 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Store Hours:
Monday + Sunday Closed
Tuesday 10AM-6PM
Wednesday 12PM-8PM
Thursday 12PM-8PM
Friday 10AM-5PM
Saturday 10AM-4PM
MAP

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Olive & Rose

in Mt. Lebanon

143 Beverly Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15216
Drop off 24/7
MAP


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