Diapers, toilet paper and a brand-new bicycle are among the donations headed to the Eastern Seaboard area to help in relief efforts for residents affected by Hurricane Florence.
Medina County Republican Party Chairman Bill Heck, who was on hand to accept donations Tuesday at the Medina County Republican headquarters on North Court Street, said the items were collected in just a few days, reflecting the generosity in the community for those in need. The Medina County Republican Liberty Caucus is sponsoring the donation drive.
Arrangements have been made for a truck to take donated items to one or more churches around Wilmington, N.C.
Items for donation can be dropped off 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at the Republican headquarters at 114 N. Court St, Medina, behind Walgreens or 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Williams on the Lake, 787 Lafayette Road, Medina.
Monetary donations for Hurricane Relief can be made to the Salvation Army and Red Cross offices.
The items needed include toilet paper, small bottles of bath essentials, dental hygiene essentials, first aid items, feminine products, blankets and school supplies.
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