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Kern County Homeless Youth Committee asks the community to donate sleeping bags for homeless youth

Posted: 8:02 AM, Nov 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-14 11:02:20-05
Homeless in Bakersfield (FILE)

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The month of November marks National Homeless Youth Awareness Month, and the Kern County Homeless Youth Committee is looking to share the warmth.

This is the second year that the committee has hosted this sleeping bag drive, and 120 sleeping bags were collected during last years drive.

The goal of this year's drive is to receive at least 200 sleeping bags for homeless youth in Kern County.

Donations are accepted until December 13th at any of the following locations:

  • Kaiser Permanente Farmers' Markets

3700 Mall View Road

  • Haggin Oaks Farmers Market

8800 Ming Ave

  • Kern Bridges Youth Homes

1321 Stine Road, Building A

  • Office of State Senator Shannon Grove

5701 Truxtun Ave Suite 150
For more information, click here or you can contact Allyson Seals at (661) 334-4668 or aseals@gbla.org.