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Friday, November 22, 2019 7:26 am

Verbatim: PBS39 sweater drive underway

PBS39 issued the following news release today:

(Fort Wayne) -- In the spirit of Mister Rogers, PBS39 is asking area residents to donate a new or gently used, clean sweater or hoodie sweatshirt to the men, women and children of The Fort Wayne Rescue Mission and Charis House. The Rescue Mission and Charis House provide food, shelter and hope to homeless and hungry men, women and children in our community.

Larger sizes are especially needed this winter.

To donate, please drop off your sweaters or sweatshirts to any of the following locations during regular business hours from Tuesday, November 19 through Friday, December 6 to:

PBS39, 2501 E. Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Allen County Public Library- Main Branch, 900 Library Plaza; Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802

Allen County Public Library-Georgetown Branch, 6600 E State Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Allen County Public Library-Tecumseh Branch, 1411 E State Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Allen County Public Library-New Haven Branch, 648 Green St., New Haven, IN 46774

Allen County Public Library-Grabill Branch, 13521 Grabill Rd., Grabill, IN 46741

Allen County Public Library-Hessen Cassel Branch, 3030 E Paulding Rd., Fort Wayne, IN 46816

Allen County Public Library-Pontiac Branch, 2215 S Hanna St., Fort Wayne, IN 46803

Allen County Public Library-Shawnee Branch, 5600 Noll Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46806

Allen County Public Library-Aboite Branch, 5630 Coventry Ln., Fort Wayne, IN 46804


Eckhart Public Library, 603 S Jackson St, Auburn, IN 46706

South Whitley Community Public Library, 201 E Front St, South Whitley, IN 46787

Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, 322 S Wayne St, Angola, IN 46703

Wabash County Historical Museum, 36 E. Market St., Wabash, IN 46992

Whitley County Historical Museum, 108 West Jefferson St., Columbia City, IN 46725

For more information about this effort, contact PBS39’s Erin Arnold at 260-484-8839 or via email at



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