Inova's Mobile Hope Drive Benefits At-Risk Youth in Loudoun
Inova Loudoun Hospital’s program Mobile Hope is hosting donation drives to benefit at-risk youth (18 and under) in Loudoun County. Donations will be collected from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, from 3 to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, from noon to 3 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 1 at the Inova Loudoun Medical Campus – Leesburg (Cornwall), 224 Cornwall Street NW, Leesburg. Follow onsite signs for exact drop off locations.
Current needs are:
- Personal hygiene items
- Pre-paid cell phones (AT&T GoPhone, etc.)
- Non-perishable food items
- Hats, gloves, socks
- Hand towels, washcloths
- Manual can openers
- Gift wrapping paper
- Gift cards in small amounts ($20 or less)
“The support we have received from the community has been wonderful. We are grateful for all that has been donated, the volunteers and the community interest in helping those in need,” said Donna Fortier, community affairs executive & director of Mobile Health Services.
Mobile Hope helps at-risk youth in Loudoun to meet their basic needs, ranging from providing food, clothing, blankets, personal and hygiene items, access to services and community support they would not otherwise have and basic medical care. Launched in the spring of 2011, Mobile Hope Services visits locations throughout the county several times a month.