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Donations sought for seafarers program

Last Modified: Monday, November 18, 2013 10:28 AM

LAKE CHARLES (AP) — The Diocese of Lake Charles Seafarers Center is collecting items for its Christmas "Away from Home" distribution to seafarers coming to ports in southwest Louisiana.

Center director Deacon Patrick Lapoint says more than 800 bags of mostly convenience items were handed out during the program last year.

The program is seeking donations of shaving cream, combs, shampoo, toothpaste, after shave lotion, toothbrushes, bath soup, hard candy, pens and pencils, deodorant, socks, washcloths, playing cards, disposable razors, prayer cards and religious medals.

More details about donating to the program are available by calling 337-436-1315.

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