Community Action House Drive



Van Wylen will once again be holding a collecting drive to benefit the Community Action House from November 22nd until finals week. The Community Action House provides a variety of social services to those in need in the greater Holland area.

This year, the Community Action House hopes to collect 150,000 pounds of food, personal care products and 2,500 items of winter weather clothing in their annual holiday drive. Donations of the following will be accepted at the library:


Spaghetti sauce, rice, canned fruit, sugar, flour, canned meats, canned vegetables, spaghetti, boxed dinners, cereal/oatmeal, ramen noodles, canned or dried pinto beans

Personal Care Items

Diapers (size 4, 5, or 6), baby wipes, laundry soap, dish soap, shampoo and conditioner, deodorant, feminine care products, cleaning liquids, toilet paper, bar soap, paper towels.

You can drop your donations off at the display on the 1st floor of Van Wylen.

— Bethany Stripp, Library Student Blogger

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