MHS Key Club accepting donations for Caring Closet

The Marion High School Key Club is ready to start their Caring Closet back up for the school year, to help students who find themselves in need.

The service-focused student organization will accept donations throughout the school year to keep it running. Donations will be accepted during school / office hours. Marion High School students and staff can drop donations off with Ms. Vermilion, Key Club sponsor, in Room 2-46, or can donate money if they don’t want to do the shopping themselves. Anyone outside the school who would like to help should contact Ms. Vermilion, mvermilion@marion.k12.in.us or call her at the school, 664-9051.

Requested donations include personal care items such as:

  • Toothbrushes
  • Toothpaste
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Deodorant
  • Soap (hand, body, dish, and laundry)
  • Menstrual hygiene products
  • Wound-care ointments and sprays (Bactine, etc.)
  • Bandages (Band-Aids, etc.)
  • Combs, hairbrushes
  • Lip balm

Shelf-stable food such as:

  • Pull-top or other easy-open canned or packaged vegetables, beans, meat or fish, soups, stews, etc.
  • Individual fruit cups or packages of dried fruit
  • Shelf-stable (non-refrigerated) juice boxes (100% fruit juice is best)
  • Shelf-stable (non-refrigerated) soy / nut / seed milk
  • Bottled or canned water
  • Plastic silverware
  • Peanut butter or other nut or seed butters
  • Jams and jellies
  • Oatmeal
  • Nuts (cashew, almond, etc.) or seeds (like pumpkin or sunflower)
  • Crackers
  • Pasta Sauce
  • (marinara, enchilada, other assorted cans and pouches of sauces that help make
  • meal prep quick and easy)
  • Cereal / granola
  • Rice and other grains (steam and eat and boil in bag pouches are nice!
  • Tea bags (green and herbal teas are great)
  • Dried herbs / spices / seasonings