Santa Ana’s Chapter One: the Modern Local restaurant is serving as a collection site today, Dec. 16, at 11 am, for items to donate to the local homeless. Chapter One is located at 227 N Broadway, in Downtown Santa Ana. Click here to like them on Facebook. The event was put together by Elsy Mejia and Maria Mejia.
In the struggle to find food and a safe place to sleep, homeless people find it difficult to acquire basic items such as soap, shampoo, deodorant, and toothbrushes–things we probably take for granted every day.
Without these items, simple hygienic activities such as brushing their teeth or washing their hands are not only challenging but often out of the realm of possibility. Continue reading