The YWCA of Alton has launched its summer camp, but is in need of donations of products and services.  The camp provides breakfast, lunch, and daily snacks to more than 30 kids every day.  Brian Runge, who is a volunteer at the Y and manages the Community Kitchen, says donations of paper plates, paper towels, and plastic ware can help him stretch his budget.

He says even just a little help can go a long way:

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He says they are also in need of volunteers with specific skill sets to assist with some repairs, including plumbing, HVAC, and general maintenance.  A new water heater needs to be installed, the kitchen garbage disposal is in need of repair or replacement, and a commercial refrigerator that is not maintaining a constant temperature requires repair.

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