NEW PHILADELPHIA -- Pathways to Wellness, a faith based organization that helps needy or homeless individuals in Tuscarawas County get back on their feet, is accepting donations now through Christmas.

They are in need of the following items: Bath towels, sheets, blankets, socks, hygiene items (toothpaste, toothbrushes, toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, razors, deodorant, shaving cream, diapers, wipes, soaps, shampoos, etc.).

Items may be taken to Second Hand Hannahs in Newcomerstown, Friends of the Homeless, Tuscarawas County Homeless Shelter or Halfway House.

They are currently housing 36 men, women and children with many on a waiting list.

Pathways to Wellness also supports Alcoholics Anonymous members and their meetings.

For questions, call Kathy Maurer at 740-610-1951 or Hank Zimmer at 545-7947.