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Ways to Support Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Ways to Support Hurricane Florence Relief EffortsWe know you’re hearts and hands are ready to help serve those families affected by Hurricane Florence. Therefore, we have compiled a short list of local organizations that are creating channels for families to donate items or give a monetary donation.  We will continue to add to this page as we come across more organizations that will be serving our North Carolina families.

We want to hear from you! Please share in the comments below a trusted charity or organization that is making an impact on the families affected by Hurricane Florence. 

“Fill the Truck” Florence Relief Effort

Join hands to assist New Bern residents on September 20th from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Bring the items below to “Fill the Truck”.

  • Items Needed:
    • New or gently used clothing and shoes of all sizes
    • Toiletries (especially women’s hygiene products)
    • Children’s books and toys
    • Diapers
    • Baby formula
    • Gift cards (ie, Lowe’s, Walmart, etc)
    • Blankets
    • Non-perishable foods
    • Water
    • Baby wipes
    • Cleaning supplies
    • Storage tubs/totes
  • Donation Drop-Off Site: Walmart – 4500 Fayetteville Rd, Garner

Join WRAL, GoTriangle, the United Way and the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC and Donate Goods

Collections of money and goods will be taken on September 20th from 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Bring the items below:

  • Donations will be accepted online HERE  and checks can be mailed to 1924 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604. 
  • Items Needed:
    • Toiletries, including dental supplies (shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, hand sanitizer, etc.)
    • Blankets and pillows
    • First Aid items and unopened medicines
    • High-protein canned meals with pop-top cans (ravioli, soups, spaghetti)
    • Single-serving meals that do not require refrigeration or cooking/meals ready to eat
    • Single-serving snacks such as raisins & granola bars
    • Paper goods and products (paper towels/plates/cups/napkins, plastic utensils)
    • Diapers (adult and child)
    • Baby formula
    • Cleaning supplies and disinfectant wipes
    • Bottled water
    • Work gloves, utility and rubber gloves
    • Utility knives and flashlights
    • Please do not donate: Used clothing, shoes, toys, books, games or anything that can spoil, rot or create an odor.
  • Donation Drop-Off Sites: 
    • Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh (inside Gate A off Trinity Road)
    • Food Donations will be accepted at the Food Bank Distribution at 1924 Capital Blvd., Raleigh

Ways to Support Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts - Diaper Bank of NC

Diaper Bank of North Carolina

  • Items needed: 
    • Size 4 & 5 Diapers
    • Baby Wipes
    • Feminine Hygiene Pads
    • NEW Underwear for Adults and Children
    • Baby Formula
    • Toilet Paper
  • Donation Drop-Off or Mailing Address:   
    • 1311 East Club Blvd. Durham NC 27704.  Staff will be on site Monday-Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • You can also donate items through their Amazon Wishlist.
  • Make a monetary donation on their website and earmark the funds for Disaster Relief.

If you attended our BLOOM event back in May 2018, we hope you remember donating your items to the Diaper Bank of North Carolina.

Ways to Support Hurricane Relief Efforts - Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC

Visit www.FoodBankCENC.org to learn more.

Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina 

  • Most Needed Items for Hurricane Disaster Relief:
    • High-protein canned meals with pop-top cans (ravioli, soups, spaghetti)
    • Paper goods and products (paper towels/plates/cups/napkins, plastic utensils)
    • Diapers
    • Hygiene products (shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, hand sanitizer, etc.)
    • Single serving meals that do not require refrigeration or cooking/meals ready to eat 
    • Single serving snacks such as raisins & granola bars
    • Peanut Butter
    • Cleaning supplies and disinfectant wipes
  • Donation Drop-Off Sites: 

St. John’s Metropolitan Community Church 

  • Drop-off your Disaster-Relief Supplies 
  • Drop-off Location: 622 Maywood Ave., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • They are also offering Extended Drop-In Comunity Center Hours – Sept. 16th-20th, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. for those affected by the Hurricane.

North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund

Governor Roy Cooper announced that donations can be made to our state’s Florence Recovery to help meet the immediate needs of those affected by the Hurricane. 

  • Monetary donations can be made online HERE or by Texting FLORENCE to 20222. 
  • You can also mail your contribution to: 
    • North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund – 20312 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699

United Way Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund

The United Way Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund was created to support local communities in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and the surrounding areas affected by Hurricane Florence. 100% of individual donations given to the United Way Hurricane Florence Recovery Fund will be distributed to local United Ways in the affected areas. Donations can be made HERE.

American Red Cross

Learn more about how you can make a monetary donation online, by phone or by mail. Your donation will help the Red Cross prepare for, respond and help families recover from Hurricane Florence.


However you decide to lend a hand, we encourage you to do your due diligence and research the organization you are donating to. Start with these websites below as you research where to serve:

 

 

 

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