St. Vincent de Paul in urgent need of sheets, blankets amid record number of guests

DAYTON — St. Vincent de Paul’s shelter has put out an urgent call for donations amid a record number of guests.

According to a social media post from the shelter, they are currently sheltering 600 guests each night, with 80 of those being children.

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“It is heartbreaking for all of us that this is the highest number of nightly guests in our 37-year shelter history,” the post said.

The shelter says it is in need of sheets, blankets, towels, and washcloths.

People can drop off items at St. Vincent de Paul’s 24-hour donation dock located at 124 W. Apple Street or purchase items off the shelter’s Amazon needs list.

URGENT REQUEST: Friends, we are sad to report we are sheltering nearly 600 guests each night, with over 80 of those...

Posted by St. Vincent de Paul Society, Dayton, Ohio on Tuesday, January 24, 2023

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