New underwear, socks and slippers for all genders and ages are being collected for the People’s Place Safe Program by the GFWC Zwaanendael Women’s Club of Lewes in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Donations can be placed in the marked box located in the lobby of Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Ave., through Oct. 31. Donations also can be taken to the Nassau Grove Club Houses, 17153 Nouveau Ave., Lewes.

The Safe Program at People’s Place provides a safe environment, shelter and support for women and children in domestic violence situations in Kent and Sussex counties. During 2016, they conducted 1,408 hotline calls; assisted 1,827 women and children; and provided 9,853 nights of shelter. This drive will help People’s Place continue to assist those affected by domestic violence.

For more, visit or call 422-8026.