Drive for Texas Victims Continues in Hurley

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September 05, 2017 05:21 PM

Volunteers in Hurley, Wis., have extended their drive to collect items for victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

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Items will being collected at the Iron County Memorial Building on Wednesday and Thursday (Sept. 6-7) starting at 9 a.m. each day. Donations are being placed on a 26-foot truck that will leave for Dickinson, Texas, on Friday.

Organizers have been working with a native of Tomahawk, Wis., who is now a teacher in Texas. The donations will be brought to a school for distribution to Dickinson and surrounding areas.

Donations needed include:

  • Over-the-counter medications, such as pain relievers and allergy medications
  • Bandages, gauze, tape, first aid ointments and creams
  • Personal care items, such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, comb, deodorant
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Baby bottles, formula, diapers, and wipes
  • Bottled water
  • Bug spray
  • Laundry detergent
  • Cleaning supplies, garbage bags, face masks, rubber gloves, and work gloves
  • Paper products such as paper towels, toilet paper, and tissues
  • Garbage bags
  • Plastic totes
  • New pillows and blankets
  • Shoes, sandals, slippers, and socks
  • Backpacks and school supplies


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