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The Return of Our North Pole Express Donation Drive!

At Morguard, we understand the importance serving our local communities. That’s why it’s one of our core values. In addition to our annual golf tournament benefitting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, last year we embarked on a new tradition to give back, called “The North Pole Express.” We’re excited to announce that this program will be returning this year.  
The North Pole Express is a Morguard U.S.- wide, holiday-themed donation drive which takes place across the span of 6 weeks. Last year, our “North Pole Express” made three “stops” to collect food, toys, and coats in partnership with Feeding America, Toys 4 Tots, and One Warm Coat. And because of the overwhelming support and donations from our communities, we contributed 5,125 pounds of food, 1,496 toys, and 782 coats nationwide. We’re so grateful for the generosity of our residents and associates who truly made it all possible.
This year, we’re partnering with Comfort Cases. Comfort Cases a national non-profit organization whose mission is to help provide hope and dignity to children in foster care by providing them with “comfort cases” or backpacks that contain items like books, pajamas, and hygiene products. Driven by the sad truth that many children who enter the foster care system travel with their belongings in trash bags, Comfort Cases aims to put an end to this travesty, one “comfort case” at a time. 
From November 1st through December 14th, we will be making 3 “stops” to collect books, bears & blankets, and essential items for children in need at our participating locations. Please see accepted donations below.*
We would like to thank you for being a part of this journey with us. At our core, we hope to make a difference, and we believe that together, we can change the world. 

Accepted Donations 2022

Thank you for considering donating! This year, we will only be able to accept donations of new items except for gently used books. We truly appreciate your understanding. 
Travel size shampoo & conditioner
Travel size body wash or soap and lotion
Feminine products
Toothbrushes (youth & adult, 1-3 pack only)
Baby wipes, washcloths, bibs, lotion, toothbrushes
Diaper cream
Pens and pencils
Books (all ages)*see note below
Coloring books
Book bags
Bears & Blankets
Stuffed animals
*Please refrain from donating books whose titles pertain to parents or have a religious/ holiday theme. Thank you!