You only have a few dollars to your name, you need food and toilet paper but can afford one. What do you choose?

It may seem like a bizarre question but unfortunately many people find themselves in that situation. Welcome to Housing is looking stock their shelves with tons of paper products with their Paper Drive.

Welcome to Housing helps families, individuals and veterans transition from shelters to permanent homes. They provide folks with basic household items that are donated through the community. They've done a lot of donating! Over the year they've donated $46,000 worth of items!

The Paper Drive is set for this Friday (10/11) at Shaws in Bangor from 2-5PM. Their looking for toilet paper, paper towels and napkins.

They are always looking for these items as well:

  • Flatware/Dishes
  • Pots & Pans
  • Can Openers
  • Dish Drainers
  • Oven Mitts/Potholders
  • Dishtowels
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Towels
  • Alarm Clocks
  • Sheets/Blankets
  • Pillows/Pillowcases
  • New Mattresses
  • Personal Care Items
  • Shower Curtains
  • Light Bulbs
  • Lamps
  • Kitchen Tables & Chairs
  • Easy Chairs & Couches

For more info call 745-1287 or email