First Universalist is the primary supplier of food and clothing for the Hope Food and Clothing Closets atAugsburg Fairview Academy (AFA). Young adults from diverse communities who face educational barriers to achievement in traditional schools are welcomed into AFA, a charter school that prepares them for college, career and life. The 140+ students come from diverse backgrounds including African American, Somali, and Native American. Many are homeless or marginally housed during the school year.
Hope Food Closet: single serving microwavable soups, mac and cheese, stews, and snacks like fruit cups, granola bars, nuts or cracker and cheese packages. Toiletries needed include toothpaste and toothbrushes, men’s and women’s deodorant, shampoo and conditioner, lotions, and tampons.
Hope Clothing Closet: warm jackets, hoodies; t-shirts; skinny jeans for men and women; men’s and women’s underwear and socks. Clothing should be clean and in good repair; dark colors preferred.
Bring items to the Hub on Sundays or leave on the shelves marked AFA at the 34th street entrance. Thank you for your generosity!