Louisville-based global health organization SOS is donating more than 1,500 pounds, worth $23,000, of personal hygiene and personal protection equipment supplies to be distributed to 16 nonprofits in the Owensboro region today. The organizations benefiting from the donation include the Boulware Mission, CASA of Ohio Valley, Crossroads Emergency Shelter, Fresh Start for Women, Friends of Sinners, Gerrard House, Help Office, Mary Kendall Home, the Pitino Shelter, OASIS, St. Benedict’s Men’s Shelter, St. Benedict’s Women & Families Services, St. Joseph’s Peace Mission, The Center of Owensboro-Daviess Co., Community Dental Clinic, and the Senior Community Center of Owensboro-Daviess County.
“We are incredibly grateful for our partnership with SOS,” says Erica Wade, Executive Director of The Center of Owensboro-Daviess Co. “Their generosity is a tremendous blessing to so many organizations in Owensboro and Daviess County during this challenging time.”
“SOS is very committed to providing ‘Health & Hope’ to those in need in the Owensboro community,” says Denise Sears, President and CEO, SOS. “We have supported schools and nonprofits in the region for several years and we proactively reached out to see how we could increase our outreach knowing the needs would be greater this year due to COVID-19.”