Many Hands for Haiti is in need of donated items to Stuff the Bus for Haiti schoolchildren in Etoile Mission Gonaives and Pella Christian School of Pignon, Haiti. The group will be accepting donations at Sacred Heart Parish Center, 10th and Iowa streets, Davenport, from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Dec. 8.

Suggested donation items include children’s shoes (athletic, dress, soccer), boys and girls socks (especially black and/or white), underwear, gently used summer clothing for children pre-K through third grade, new material and sewing supplies, over-the-counter medicine, musical instruments, notebooks, paper, school supplies, generators, toolbox/tools, water pumps and flatscreen desktop computers.

For more information, visit or contact Mary Jo Messmer at 563-340-5767 or


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