“Shots & Socks” for the Homeless on Thanksgiving Day


Influenza Vaccine & New Socks to be Offered at Light of Life Rescue Mission 

PITTSBURGH – The Allegheny County Health Department is teaming up with the Allegheny County Immunization Coalition and the Light of Life Rescue Mission to provide “Shots and Socks” to the homeless on Thanksgiving Day.


The Health Department and Immunization Coalition will offer the homeless free influenza vaccinations and donated new socks, while supplies last, on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, from 12:30 to 6 p.m., at the Light of Life Rescue Mission, 10 East North Avenue, North Side.

Donations of new socks from the public are welcome.  Socks are being accepted 24/7 until Thanksgiving Day.  Donations may be delivered directly to the Light of Life Rescue Mission office, through the front entrance, and should be marked to the attention of Dean Robinson and the Thanksgiving Flu Initiative.    


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