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Contact: Alyck Horton, 978-970-5026
Contact: Phil Lupsiewicz, 978-275-1705
Lowell, MA –Lowell National Historical Park seeks your help. The Park is holding a food and winter clothing drive to help our neighbors in the Greater Merrimack Valley this winter, leading up to the National Day of Service on Martin Luther King Day on January 18. Donation drop off bins are located at our Visitor Center, 246 Market Street and the Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John St. Lowell.
Items which are needed include: peanut butter and jelly, pasta and rice, fruit juices and cookies, snacks and condiments, canned tuna and chicken, pasta sauce, cereal and oatmeal, beans (canned or dried) and canned soup. Clothing needed includes: winter jackets and coats, hats, gloves and mittens and winter boots. Clothing must be clean and in good condition.
All items collected will be donated to the International Institute of Lowell and the Lowell Community Health Center for their distribution.
Please note our Visitor Center is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm daily (except Christmas Day, December 25th and New Year’s Day, January 1st, 2016). The Boott Cotton Mills Museum is open 12:00pm to 4:00pm daily (daily (except Christmas Day, December 25th and New Year’s Day, January 1st, 2016).
For more details about the project, visit the park website at www.nps.gov/lowe or contact Alyck Horton at 978-970-5026.