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Make a Difference Days

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9&10 News Helping Hands and Farm Bureau Insurance, Michigan's Insurance Company, are proud to support Make a Difference Days Friday, October 12- Sunday, October 14 at the River House Shelter in Grayling. The River House Shelter provides safety and services to survivors of domestic and sexual abuse and the homeless. The shelter serves Crawford, Ogemaw, Oscoda, and Roscommon counties with a 24 hour crisis line, emergency shelter, support groups, and much more.

From October 12-14 volunteers will make a difference to those at the shelter by helping with general maintenance, yard work, and organizing. Businesses or groups can even "adopt" one of the rooms at the shelter and decorate it. Please consider lending a hand to this important organization on Make a Difference Day! To sign up to help contact Kim at (989) 348-3169.

Below is a list of just some of the needed items at the shelter:

•Larger size Diapers

•Slippers (All Sizes)

•New Convertible Car Seats (0-50 lbs)

•Laundry Mesh Bags

•$10 Gas Cards

•Roscommon County Dial A Ride Tokens

•New Children's underwear


•New Women's Socks

•New Women's Sports Bras (all sizes)

•Arts & Craft Supplies

•Hand Sanitizer

•Phone Calling Cards

•Bath Towels and wash cloths

•Baby Bath/Shampoo

•Hair Brushes

•Nail Clippers

•Baby Wipes

•Children's Clothes (sizes 12 month to 4T)

•Size Large Pull-Ups