Photo: The Cradles to Crayons warehouse.
The Belmont Police Department along with the non-profit Cradles to Crayons will be holding a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service collection drive.
We will be collecting new or like new warm winter essentials for children up to age 12. Items most needed are:
- Winter Coats: boys and girls size newborn to adult medium.
- Winter Boots: boys and girls size child 0-13 and adult 1-10.
- Winter clothing: boys and girls sizes newborn to child 18/20 or adult medium.
A collection bin will be in the Belmont Police Department lobby. Items can be dropped off starting on Friday, Jan. 11 at 4 p.m. through Monday, Jan. 21 at 1 p.m.
Items can also be dropped off at Belmont High School from Monday, Jan. 14, thru Friday, Jan. 17, 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Monday, Jan. 21 at 9 a.m.
Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12 living in homeless or low-income with the essential items they need to thrive at home, at school, and at play.
If you have questions about the drive please call Lt. Kristin Daley at 617-993-2554.