Essential Needs Drive for Local Seniors in Need

Where: St. Paul's PACE Chula Vista, 630 L Street, Chula Vista

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Ongoing: until Sunday, December 15, 2019

St. Paul’s PACE, a program that cares for San Diego’s most frail and low-income seniors, is hosting their annual St. Paul’s Essential Needs Drive (SPEND), kicking off on Saturday, Oct. 26 – Make a Difference Day – through Dec. 15. Each year, the drive is meant to encourage San Diegans to donate essential need items or small gifts. The program has close to 1,000 seniors and the goal is to provide essential need items and fall/winter items this holiday season to all participants. There are three donation drop-off locations – at St. Paul’s PACE Day Centers: Downtown St. Paul’s PACE San Diego 111 Elm Street San Diego, CA 92101 (619) 677-3800 Chula Vista St. Paul’s PACE Chula Vista 630 L Street Chula Vista, CA 91911 (619) 271-7100 El Cajon St. Paul’s PACE El Cajon 1306 Broadway El Cajon, CA 92021 (619) 551-7400. All items must be new and are asked to be unwrapped. Items of need include: • Food gift cards (Vons, Albertsons, anywhere that sells food) • Dried/non-perishable canned goods • Cleaning supplies • Laundry detergent • Fabric softener • Dish sponges • Blankets • Socks • Sweatshirts • Denture cleaner • Eye glass cleaners • Handbag/purse/wallet • Heater or fan • Toilet paper/paper towels • Facial tissue • Hygiene care items: o Shampoo o Body wash o Deodorant o Toothbrushes o Toothpaste o Hair brush/comb o Razors o Shaving cream


Recurring dates & times

  • Sunday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Monday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Saturday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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