Friday, November 13, 2015

Commissioner Arrington‘s “Blanket Atlanta With Love” Drive Expanded and Extended

Those wishing to donate to Fulton County District 5 Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington, Jr.’s “Blanket Atlanta with Love” Drive will have additional opportunities to do so.  The drive, which collects coats and blankets to help those who are in need during the holiday season, has been extended and will now end November 23rd, 2015.  In addition, another collection site for blankets, coats, ponchos, and other cold weather clothing has been added at the Suite Lounge; 375 Luckie Street NW; Atlanta, GA 30313.

The drive will culminate with the distribution of the new and gently used goods collected and pre-Thanksgiving dinner provided by Chick-Fil-A at the Atlanta Recovery Center, 169 Trinity Avenue SW, Atlanta, GA 30303 on November 24th from 5pm to 7pm.

The new location is in addition to the following, previously announced, locations in Fulton County:

            Fulton County Government Center
            141 Pryor Street SW
            Atlanta, GA 30303

            Fulton County District 5 Offices
            5440 Fulton Industrial Boulevard
            Atlanta, GA 30336

            Oak Hill Family Center
            2805 Metropolitan Parkway
            Atlanta, GA 30315

            Fulton County South Annex
            5600 Stonewall Tell Road
            College Park, GA 30349

Those seeking more information on this event can reach the office of District 5 Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. at  The event can be shared on social media via the hashtag #BlanketAtlantaWithLove.

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