‘Keeping the Streets Warm’ clothing drive, live performance from Zacari happening Dec. 19

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — The MLK CommUNITY Center is partnering with several organizations for a “Keeping the Streets Warm” clothing drive in December.

The organizations are collecting gently used or new blankets, jackets, sweaters, socks, gloves and headwear. Donations will be accepted Dec. 1 through Dec. 18 at the following locations:

  • Chop It Up Barbershop – 923 H St
  • Brenda Jeans – 2015 Brundage Lane
  • Office of Leticia Perez – 1115 Truxtun Ave.
  • MLK CommUNITY – 1000 S. Owens St.

The clothing drive will lead up to an event on Dec. 19 at MLK Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will feature a live performance from Zacari, according to an online flyer. The event will also offer free dental screenings from Smile Makers, as well as food basket, toiletries and masks giveaways.

For more information, email z.heff7@gmail.com.

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