City of Gulfport
2401 53rd Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707
For Immediate Release, 4/8/2020 – 8:00 PM
LOCAL DONATION SITE AT THE MICHAEL J. YAKES RECREATION COMPLEX
The City of Gulfport and the Juvenile Welfare Board with the support of the MYFoundation and the
Juvenile Welfare Board South County Community Council
has coordinated a donation drop-off location at the Michael J. Yakes Recreation Complex, 5730 Shore Blvd. S., starting Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 9AM. The donation site will be open Monday-Friday, 9AM-3PM, until further notice. Donations will be aimed at the recovery of children and support families in need of aid and relief.
The Juvenile Welfare Board South County Community Council/MyFoundation is seeking items such as:
- Grocery Gift cards
- Cleaning and household items
- Uber and Lyft Gift cards
- Diapers and Formula
- Children’s Clothes
- Bread, peanut butter, pasta, spaghetti sauce, pop tarts, canned veggies, fun snacks for kids, fruit cups, mac and cheese.
- Toiletries such as shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, and feminine products.
Thank you very much for your consideration and help supporting our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, please call Maddy Guenther at the MYFoundation at (727) 656-2701, the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County Community Planner Millicent Battle at (727) 453-5660, or should you need to speak to a City Staff member, please call (727) 893-1000.