Montgomery, Ala.- HandsOn River Region has planned a month long initiative in commemoration of the anniversary of 9-11. HandsOn announces 2-1-1 SALUTES 9-1-1: THE MOST IMPORTANT PERSON YOU MAY NEVER MEET and invites the public to show support by providing Care Baskets filled with items requested by the Dispatchers themselves. HandsOn will assemble and deliver the baskets to 9-1-1 personnel to show appreciation for the lifesaving assistance they provide.
9-1-1 DISPATCHER’S CARE BASKET ITEMS:
- Lip Balm
- Bottled Water
- Nail Care Kit/Nail File
- Peppermints/Gum/Cough Drops
- Hand Sanitizer/Lotion
- Notebook and Pen
- Healthy Snacks
- Small Mirror
- Eyeglass Cleaning Cloth
- Ear Buds/Cell Phone Charger
- $5 Gift Card
In conjunction with this effort, HandsOn’s Disaster Preparedness experts will visit area elementary schools to ensure students are aware of and understand the importance of 9-1-1 and what situations warrant a call for help.
A simple handwritten thank you note or card is another wonderful way to show your support and would be greatly appreciated. If you’d like to participate, please deliver your donation to HandsOn River Region’s office at 101 Coliseum Boulevard in Montgomery between 8:30 am and 3:30 pm, Monday through Thursday. For further information, call (334) 264-3335.
HandsOn River Region mobilizes volunteers and connects people, information and services to meet local needs and build a strong, caring community. To learn more, visit www.handsonriverregion.org or call 334-264-3335.
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