Blanket of Hope Drive
Orange Christian Services is accepting donations of clean, new and gently used blankets for its “Blanket of Hope Drive” running through Dec. 21. Those wishing to donate may drop off blankets at various collection sites throughout Orange County during each site’s regular business hours. Drop-off sites include the Lutcher Theater for Performing Arts, 707 Main in Orange; Bridge City ISD Administration Building, 1031 West Roundbunch in Bridge City (behind the elementary school); Orange Savings Bank, 812 N. 16th St. in Orange; and Orange Christian Services, 2518 West Park Ave. According to Judy Jensen, executive director of OCS, the organization serves 800-900 Orange County families — between 2,100 and 2,200 individuals per month. OCS offers food and clothing as well as other items – like blankets – for those in need. For more information about obtaining blankets and other items, Orange County residents can call (409) 886-0938.