The Lamb Center in Fairfax City is a daytime, drop-in shelter serving the local poor and homeless. But supplies often run out, so the center seeking the community’s help to keep them in stock. Items especially needed during November and December are as follows:
Sturdy, 9-inch paper plates and sturdy, 8-ounce paper bowls (no Styrofoam); disposable hot-drink cups (no Styrofoam); disposable, 8-ounce cold-drink cups; paper napkins; heavy-duty, plastic cutlery (no knives); fruit cups; applesauce cups; jelly packets; and salt and pepper packets. Also needed are gift cards in $25 or $50 denominations to Walmart, Target, Safeway or Giant.
All supplies may be delivered to or dropped off at The Lamb Center at 3160 Campbell Drive in Fairfax, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., and Saturdays from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.