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City seeking donations for ‘Blanket Drive’

Posted on December 6, 2023

For Immediate Release: 

December 6, 2023 

 (Jackson, Miss.) – The City of Jackson’s Department of Human and Cultural Services is seeking donations for its holiday Blanket Drive. The blankets will be distributed to the homeless population to help them stay warm this winter. The city is asking residents to consider donating new or gently-used blankets at several locations in Jackson (listed below) by the deadline of Monday, December 18.

We are thankful for the kind hearts of our residents and their commitment to better the lives of others.


Drop Off Locations 

Jackson City Hall

219 President St.


Hood Building

200 S. President St.


JFD Headquarters

555 S. West St.


JPD Headquarters

327 E. Pascagoula St.


633 Building

633 N. State St.

For more information about the drive, please contact Jasmine Thigpen at 601-960-0556 or Kuwasi Omari at 601-960-2429.

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