Public can soon donate items to help unaccompanied migrant children being housed in Erie

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Public donations will soon be accepted for the unaccompanied migrant children being housed at the Pennsylvania International Academy, according to HHS.

A drop box will be set up at the Erie First Assembly Church located at 8150 Oliver Rd South, Erie, PA 16509.

Donations will be accepted the following dates & times:

  • April 24 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • April 25 – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • May 1 – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • May 2 – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Items being accepted include:

  • clothes
  • toiletries, hair ties
  • jackets
  • underwear
  • socks
  • toys

The children are between the ages of 7 and 12. You can call the church at (814) 868-4876 for more information on donating.

If you are interested in working directly with the children you can fill out this form here.

This is a developing story. Stay with Jet 24, Fox 66, for the latest updates.

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