Donations needed for 25th annual Hope Fest

Donations needed for 25th annual Hope Fest

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Hope Fest organizers are asking for help providing supplies for those in need.

The 25th Annual Hope Fest needs help "Packing the Parking Lot" at the Tucson Convention Center with donations. More than 20,000 people are expected on Saturday to take advantage of some of the most basic needs like showers and food, to dental and medical services.

The Pack the Park Donation Drive is happening from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the TCC on the southwest corner of the parking lot, off Cushing Street.

Donations needed include:

  • Gently used clothing, shoes, accessories (if you wouldn't wear it, please don't donate it)
  • Canned food
  • Bottled water
  • Stuffed animals
  • Personal care items -- such as shampoo, soap, toiletries, things that we use in our everyday life.

Organizers expect about 15,000 people to show up for Hope Fest.

Hope Fest is Sat. October, 29 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the TCC.

The following services will be provided to the public for free on a first come, first serve basis Saturday:

  • Medical
  • Groceries
  • Clothing
  • Haircuts
  • Diapers
  • Personal Care Items

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