Sexual assault survivor holding donation drive for Fort Wayne’s Sexual Assault Treatment Center

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A survivor of sexual assault is trying to help over victims by collecting supplies to keep the Sexual Assault Treatment Center in Fort Wayne fully stocked.

According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) every 73 seconds a person is sexually assaulted. This is why Ashley Jylland-Hade, advocate and sexual assault survivor, is holding a donation drive from Friday through May 14.

New or like new supplies needed include:

  • Travel size shampoo and conditioner
  • Travel size body wash or soap
  • Wash rags
  • Uplifting cards
  • Tampons and pads
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Flip flops or Crocks
  • Socks
  • Stuffed animals
  • Undergarments
  • Comfy clothes (sweatpants, t-shirts)
  • Cloth bags for items to go in

Drop off locations include:

  • Macinos at 1025 W Coliseum Blvd.
  • Fort Wayne Urban League at 2135 S. Hanna St.
  • 2711 Princeton Ave.
  • 10828 Lake Shasta Ct.

Anyone with questions is asked to email assaultsupplydrive@gmail.com.

If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault, call 1-800-656-4673 to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area.

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