Brooklyn, NY.- Basil Capetanakis & John Demenagas have obtained on Saturday the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest accomplishment in Boy Scouts, in Troop 715. Assemblywoman Nicole Mallitakis congratulated both of them for their accomplishment.
Basil Capetanakis last week informed the Greek News about his project, in order to obtain the rank. He is planning to help CHiPS, a soup kitchen and homeless shelter serving approximately 250 people daily. CHiPS is in urgent need of cleaning supplies, cold weather items and toiletries.
“I plan to organize collection drives for these needed supplies. Troop 715 will sort and assemble the cold weather items and toiletries, prepare 250 care packages, and then host a party to distribute the cleaning products and care packages at CHiPS in late January 2016.”
One can donate the following items:
Cleaning Supplies: Windex, Mr. Clean, Bleach, Paper towels, Laundry detergent.
Cold weather supplies: Hats, Gloves, Mittens, Socks.
Toiletries: Travel size toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, shampoo, soap.
You can drop off the items at the following locations:
14 Apollo Real Estate 480 76th Street, Brooklyn, New York
Bay Ridge Federal Credit Union 1750 86th Street, Brooklyn, New York
Councilmember Vincent Gentile’s Office 8018 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
Hellenic Classical Charter School 646 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church 8401 Ridge Boulevard, Brooklyn, New York
Kimisis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church 224 18th Street, Brooklyn, New York
Senator Marty Golden’s Office 7408 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church 64 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn, New York
Also, you can make a monetary donation:
Make check payable to: Boy Scout Troop 715
Mailing Address: John Capetanakis 93 86th Street Brooklyn, New York 11209
John Capetanakis will be collecting monetary donations or supplies until January 28, 2016. The donations will go towards purchasing cleaning items or items for the care packages and the presentation event. Any extra money will be donated to CHiPS.
For more information call: 917.626.1866 * E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org