Police Accepting Donations for Officer Traveling to Guatemalan Orphanage

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Guatamala orphanageKingston Police announced today that Constable David Wein and his wife will be traveling to Guatemala to volunteer at Casa de Alabbanza orphanage.

The orphanage provides children in need a safe haven from the country’s high poverty and a murder rate that places Guatemala among the top three countries in the world for child murders.

The couple will be volunteering from January 23 to 30 and hopes the Kingston community will consider donating to this worthy cause.

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Casa de Alabbanza orphanage is in need of  a variety of items that include: toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, hair products, body/wash soap, feminine hygiene products, zip lock bags, large towels, kitchen towels, children’s pajamas, children’s shoes, forks and spoons, standard calculators, post it notes, flash drives, index cards, highlighters, dry erase markers, erasers, blue and black pens, and notebooks.

Persons willing to donate any of the above items can bring them to Kingston Police Headquarters front desk at 705 Division Street, any day between 7 a.m. and Midnight.

For more information or questions call Amy at 613-929-3174.

Photo: Casa de Alabbanza orphanage on Facebook