In an annual fall tradition, a mother and son from Tuscaloosa are gathering blankets and other necessities to provide to those in need during the upcoming winter season.

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Estelle Maye initiated the annual blanket drive in collaboration with her son, Karter Callaway, using her small business as a platform. As the 4th annual donation drive approaches the duo is aiming to make the event even bigger.

Maye emphasized that it's important for the recipients of the donations to recognize their value. This year the annual donation drive of blankets and toiletries will be donated to the homeless and the Veterans.

Photo Courtesy of Estelle Maye
Photo Courtesy of Estelle Maye

The Estelle Maye Annual Blanket Drive

Sunday, November 19

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Evans-Roshell Park is located at 4006 20th Street in Tuscaloosa.

The following items are being solicited and only new and unused will be accepted.


Toiletries (toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, deodorant, etc.)

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