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Warren Mission hosting winter clothes distribution

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COAT GIVEAWAY: The Warren Family Mission will be holding a winter coat giveaway from 1 to 3 p.m. today at the mission, 155 Tod Ave., NW, Warren. There will be gloves, scarves, coats, hats and blankets. Entrance is through the back of the building. Those needing coats must wear masks, social distancing is required. Medical cards / birth certificates or photo identification must be brought in for anyone that is unable to attend to receive a coat. For information call 330-394-5437.

LITERATURE DROP: The Trumbull County Democratic Party, Trumbull County Young Dems and Mahoning / Trumbull Democratic Women’s Caucus will kick off a candidate and voter information literature drop to neighborhoods. 9:30 a.m., Saturday. Volunteers will gather at the back entrance of the Democratic headquarters behind the Pinetree Plaza, 36 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles. To volunteer for the literature drop, contact Marne Cario at 330 360-0283. Biden and local candidate signs will also be available for pick up.

TOWNSHIP LIMB PROGRAM: Weathersfield Township is offering a residential tree limb chipping program to be held each Friday through Oct. 24.

For tree limb pickup, individuals must call the township by Thursday of each week to be included in the list for a Friday pickup. The program is intended for tree limbs of up to three inches in diameter. Tree limbs must be placed at curbside with all the cut ends aligned with each other.

CAT SHELTERS: TNR of Warren and Cats are People Too, both local non-profits, are working together to hold a winter shelter giveaway to provide winter shelters for community cats during the winter. This will be the fifth such giveaway the organizations have held with more than 2,000 shelters given out to the community at no cost.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or until the shelters are gone) on Saturday, at Family Farm and Home, 3850 Elm Road NE, Warren.

The organizations receive donated styrofoam boxes from businesses and the community. The volunteers cut a six-inch hole in one end of the box, line the inside with mylar to reflect back body heat, stuff with straw, which is also donated, and duct tape the lids onto the box.

TNR of Warren volunteers operate a low cost spay-neuter clinic and trapping organization with more than 19,000 cats spayed and neutered since it began in 2008. Cats are People Too volunteers concentrate on rescuing kittens, vetting them and placing the kittens in adopted homes.

For information, visit www.tnrofwarren.org.

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