Mission From The Heart collection drive is today until 4 p.m.

Drop of donations at Walmart on Sheila Lane in South Richmond
Posted at 9:41 AM, Oct 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-04 09:41:20-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- You have another chance Sunday to help a local nonprofit aimed at assisting area homeless students and low income families needs your help.

Mission From The Heart Foundation, an organization started by CBS 6 Reporter Shelby Brown, is hosting its final collection drive of the fall Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. at the Walmart store on Sheila Lane in South Richmond.

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Shelby and volunteers will be collecting much-needed toiletry items, socks, undergarments for elementary through high school age students.

They are also in need of new jackets and warm items. Supporters can also make monetary donations as well.

Volunteers will be wearing masks and following social distancing protocols during this event.

They will ask shoppers to pick up items when they go into the store and drop off their donations in a collection bin once they exit Walmart. You will notice the big CBS 6 News tent.

Mission From The Heart Foundation is a nonprofit serving students who are experiencing homelessness and low income families in the Metro Richmond area, including Petersburg, Chesterfield, Henrico and Hanover. To learn more, go to