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Warm Someone Up
December 3, 2002
WHAT: Blanket Drive ? new, clean-used blankets, sleeping bags, comforters and quilts being collected

WHO: Contra Costa Health Services Homeless Ombudsperson is collecting the blankets, which will be distributed to people who are living on the streets of Contra Costa.

WHERE: Drop off blankets at:

West Contra Costa Emergency Housing Program
847C Brookside Drive (cross street Rumrill)
(510) 374-7950

Central Costa Costa Emergency Housing Program
2047 C Arnold Industrial Way (under Highway 4)
(925) 646-5093

For alternate drop-off locations, contact the Homeless Ombudsperson at (925) 313-6182

WHEN: Through December and during the winter

WHY: The shelters are full and there is a waiting list of people who are homeless and need a place to sleep.