By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — As colder weather approaches, Los Angeles Sanitation and Environment Monday began its donation drive for cold-weather items for the homeless.

The agency’s Solid Resources Citywide Recycling Division will be collecting donations of new and gently used blankets, sleeping bags and socks.

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Donations can be dropped off weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following locations:

  • East Valley District Yard: 11050 Pendleton St., Sun Valley;
  • West Valley District Yard: 8840 Vanalden Ave., Northridge;
  • North Central District Yard: 452 San Fernando Road, Los Angeles;
  • West LA District Yard: 2027 Stoner Ave.;
  • South LA District Yard: 786 S. Mission Road;
  • Harbor District Yard: 1400 N. Gaffey St., San Pedro; and
  • Washington Yard: 2649 E. Washington Blvd., Building B.
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Items will be collected through the end of 2021.

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