HomeAid collects ‘essentials for young lives’

By: Staff report
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HomeAid Sacramento is pleased to announce a new program for the region, Essentials for Young Lives, which is a community-wide effort to collect much needed items such as diapers, baby wipes, baby food and formula for local homeless infants and toddlers.
“In these uncertain economic times, the need is so much greater,” said Pam Herman, program director in a news release. “We are partnering with the region’s builders, trades and associates, along with the community to address some of the basic care needs for children.”
HomeAid is working in conjunction with Lennar Homes, Standard Pacific Homes, Shea Homes, Personalized Dental Care of Roseville and Lincoln, Starbucks, the North State Building Industry Association, along with other civic and faith groups to give back to those who need it most – the region’s homeless infants and toddlers. HomeAid is encouraging anyone who is able to participate by donating items
HomeAid will be accepting donations of:

n diapers (sizes newborn to toddler)

n baby wipes

n baby food

n formula (some soy and iron)

Locally Home Start and St. Vincent de Paul will be receiving these supplies.

“We are hoping to reach our goal through the donations from the community by collecting 60,000 diapers. These supplies can make all the difference to a homeless mother provide essentials for her child, especially near Mother’s Day,” Herman said.

Collection locations include:

n Lennar Corporate Office 1075 Creekside Ridge Drive, Suite 100

n Lennar Welcome Home Center –1073 Branston Drive

n North State Building Industry Association 1536 Eureka Road

n Personalized Dental Care of Roseville & Lincoln 4000 Foothills Blvd. No.126

n Personalized Dental Care of Roseville & Lincoln 1258 Coloma Way

n Shea Homes – Shadow Creek at Fiddyment Farm Sales Office 2245 Eastwood Drive

n Standard Pacific Homes Corporate Office 2240 Douglas Blvd, Suite 200

n Standard Pacific Homes – Willow Creek Sales Office 3160 Willow Bridge Court

n Standard Pacific Homes – Monet at Diamond Creek Sales Office 1040 Impressionist Loop

n Starbuck’s – 1410 East Roseville Parkway (corner of Sunrise & E. Roseville Parkway)

n Shea Homes – Sierra Sky at Whitney Ranch Sales Office 910 Aubree Lane

n Standard Pacific Homes – Caspian Run at Whitney Ranch Sales Office 2207 Apple Grey Lane

n Standard Pacific Homes – Lariat Ridge at Whitney Ranch Sales Office 2091 Camp Whitney Circle

n Starbuck’s – 6612 Lonetree Blvd at Blue Oaks (near Sportsman’s Warehouse/RC Willey)

n Starbuck’s - 4819 Granite Drive No. B

– Staff report