February is St. Aloysius’ month to collect much-needed items for the Battered Women’s Shelter

Please put these donations either in or next to the blue collection bin across from the restrooms.
Please mail or deliver these items to:

 Family Guidance Center

17 Hwy 70 SE,
Hickory NC 28602

They are located next to McDonald’s.  

Thanks for caring about those less fortunate and in need of our assistance! 

In the words of St. Francis of Assisi: “Preach the Gospel, and if necessary, use words.”

  • They are in desperate need of maternity clothes, Pack and Play, bouncy seat, strollers, new umbrella strollers, walkers, laundry baskets, cooking utensils, handheld mixers, food storage containers with lids, women’s tennis shoes (all sizes), under-the-bed storage bins and shoe racks.

Other Items that are needed:

  • Baby wipes, baby shampoo, baby powder, baby wash, shaving cream, feminine hygiene items (especially pads), ladies’ undergarments (new only, all sizes), hair conditioner, bath soap, rubber safety mat for tub, paper towels, napkins, bathroom tissue, laundry detergent, fabric softener, dryer sheets, bleach antibacterial cleaning wipes, toilet bowl cleaners, shower cleaners, non-perishable food items, lamps (neutral color/brass), towels, washcloths, pillows, hairdryers, large durable flashlight and batteries, umbrellas, and three matching cream-colored washable vinyl tablecloths (large 80×112).
  • Electric can openers, wall outlet covers/protectors, nightlights, and 48 or 64-gallon Rubbermaid storage containers.
  • City bus tickets for adults, gift certificates to movies, Hickory Dickory Dock, and Chuck E. Cheese, gas cards, prepaid phone cards, and gift cards to Wal-Mart, Target, and grocery stores are all welcome as well.