HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Students from Shippensburg University are hosting a donation drive for the St. Francis of Assisi Parish Soup Kitchen in Harrisburg.

“We chose St. Francis of Assisi Parish Soup Kitchen because they provide meals for at least 3,000 families, couples, individuals per month,” said Ally Murr, Shippensburg University community liaison.

Items needed include:

  • Dish detergent
  • Bleach
  • Brillo pads, dish sponges
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Masks
  • Personal hygiene products (deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo)
  • Plastic food containers
  • Bottled water
  • Juice boxes
  • Nonperishable food items
  • Paper lunch bags
  • Plastic grocery bags

In Harrisburg, items can be dropped off at the following places, according to a flyer for the drive:

Youth Advocate Programs
1515 N. Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Youth Advocate Programs
1511 N. Front St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102

Premier Learning Center
1700 Sate St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Premier Arts and Science Charter School
500 N. 17th St.
Harrisburg, PA 17103

Camp Curtin Middle School (Ms. Williams’ class)
2900 N. 6th St.
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Shippen Hall
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Dr.
Shippensburg, PA 17257

The drive runs through April 15, and it will help the organizing students complete their bachelor of social work degrees.