Hyannis, MA -- Harbor Community Health Center - Hyannis has launched a Winter Wellness Sock Drive in an effort to provide some basic comfort to the community members struggling to make ends meet this season.
Individuals and local businesses are encouraged to drop off new socks of all sizes at the Health Center located at 735 Attucks Lane in Hyannis. The goal is to collect 250 pairs between now and February 13. Travel size soaps and shampoos are also welcome. Beginning February 14, Harbor Health will invite patients and community members in need to pick up socks and toiletries at the center. Any items not picked up will be delivered to St. Joseph’s House (formerly the Noah Shelter) and Angel House Shelter, both in Hyannis.
Items can be dropped off Monday through Friday from 8 AM – 8:30 PM, Saturday from 8 AM – 4:30 PM, and Sunday from 8 AM – 1 PM.
“Winter is one of the hardest times of year on Cape Cod,“ explains Jacquie Tarbell, Practice Manager at Harbor’s Community Health Center - Hyannis. “For many of our patients, the homeless, and members of our community who are struggling in many ways at this time of year, getting help with even the most basic essentials like a new pair of socks can make a big difference to a person’s health and well-being.”
Harbor Health provides care for more than 30,000 patients through its network of community health centers and Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly in Boston, the South Shore, and Cape Cod. Their mission is to help individuals achieve their full potential through access to local, affordable services that promote health. The organization serves Cape Codders through three locations – Harbor Community Health Center - Hyannis, Ellen Jones Community Dental Center in Harwich, and Harbor Community Dental Center in Provincetown. Harbor Health serves everyone, regardless of ability to pay or insurance status. For more information, visit hhsi.us.