Texas Tech Participates in Hands of Hope Collection Drive

Items collected will benefit residents at Women's Protective Services.

Texas Tech University's Women's Studies Program is participating in the Hands of Hope Collection Drive benefiting residents at Women's Protective Services of Lubbock. The drive is designed to bring awareness to Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Hands of Hope Collection Drive is looking for blankets, pillows, towels, female hygiene products, diapers, toilet paper, laundry supplies, office supplies, sewing kits, basic toiletry items and basic kitchen items. For a complete list of items, visit the Women's Studies Program website.

“Over the past four years we have provided the campus community an opportunity to donate items to help residents at Women's Protective Services of Lubbock,” said Tricia Earl, unit coordinator of the Women's Studies Program. “Each semester we notice more and more people willing and able to give. For some, making a donation is their way of showing solidarity to the residents by giving. Others have told us they have been or know someone that has been in need, and they feel this is their way of making a difference.”

Donations can be dropped off from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday in the Women's Studies office, Room 125 in Doak Hall. Individuals also can call (806) 742-4335 to schedule a drop off. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 1, however, they are accepted continually at Women's Protective Services.

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CONTACT: Tricia Earl, unit coordinator, Women's Studies Program, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-4335 or patricia.a.earl@ttu.edu.