Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

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Bulletin Board

THE WOMEN'S COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION is seeking donations to help victims of domestic violence and their children during the holiday season.

The best way to help is through monetary donations. The money is used for holiday programs and year-round services at the WCA shelter.

Gift certificates in $5 increments are the next best alternative it's easier for WCA to keep them secure, and they allow shelter clients to shop for the items that meet their needs.

Good sources of gift certificates are department, toy and bookstores, beauty salons, video stores, shoe stores, grocery stores and fast-food restaurants as well as passes to movies, family fun centers and the zoo or museums.

Unwrapped and new gift items are another option. For women: new nightgowns/pajamas, slippers, cosmetics and toiletries, robes, undergarments, socks, hats and gloves.

For children and infants: positive games, educational toys, sports equipment and clothes. …

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