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Newport News Police Department accepting donations in October for survivors of domestic violence

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Posted at 8:03 AM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 08:03:18-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department Domestic Violence Team is accepting donations for survivors of domestic violence.

Throughout the month of October, in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, donation boxes will be placed at ten different locations throughout the city.

At the end of the month, all of the donated items will be given to Transitions Family Violence Services to aid domestic violence survivors.

Here's a complete list of items needed and donation sites:

Locations

  • Newport News Police Department Headquarters 9710 Jefferson Ave. Newport News, VA
  • Newport News Police Department Central Precinct 611 Dresden Drive Newport News, VA
  • Newport News Police Department South Precinct 3303 Jefferson Ave. Newport News, VA
  • Newport News Police Department North Precinct 368 Deshazor Drive - A Newport News, VA
  • New Beech Grove Baptist Church 361 Beechmont Drive Newport News, VA
  • Crosswalk Church 13771 Warwick Blvd #26 Newport News, VA
  • Brittingham-Midtown Community Center 570 McLawhorne Drive Newport News, VA
  • Denbigh Community Center 15198 Warwick Blvd Newport News, VA
  • Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 2410 Wickham Ave. Newport News, VA
  • Newport News Public Schools (Administrative Building) 12465 Warwick Blvd. Newport News, VA

Items needed:

  • Lotion •
  • Body Wash (for women, men, and children)
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Shampoo (for women, men, and children)
  • Baby wipes
  • Children's medicine (Tylenol, Motrin, etc.)
  • Diapers
  • Ethnic Hair Care products
  • Combs/Brushes/hair ties
  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Household cleaning supplies