New project will help homeless students

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Albuquerque firefighters, police and others are working on a new project to help the homeless in the city, specifically homeless students.

It’s called Sirens for Homeless Students and aims to collect everything from socks and underwear to toiletries and non perishable food.

The public can drop off the items at any fire or police station or participating businesses.

There are nearly 6,000 homeless students in the Albuquerque area.

The fundraiser runs through April 26. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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