First Step has requested the following items:
- scented body wash
- hand sanitizer
- gift cards for stores like Meijer, Kroger, Wal-Mart or Target.
The Canton Public Library will accept items May 3 through 16. Thank you for supporting this vital organization in our community.
The donation is the result of book sales and fundraising efforts by the Friends group, who have contributed more than $64,000 to the library in the past year. The Friends sponsor programs and events at the library such as Connect Your Summer, and purchase materials for the Michigan History, International Language and other collections.
In honor of Memorial Day, the Canton Public Library has teamed up with the Michigan Military Moms to collect care package items for US military personnel serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. Donations will be accepted May 11 through May 31. Items requested include:
- Baby Wipes
- Bug Repellent Wipes
- Flavored Drink Mix Packets
- Beef Jerky (no pork)
- Duct Tape or Electrical Tape
- Juice Boxes
- Snack and Energy Bars
- Gold Bond Powder
- AT&T Calling Cards
The library is also accepting monetary donations to help defray the cost of shipping. Make checks out to Michigan Military Moms.