How about a clothing drive?

page: 1
0

log in

join

posted on Sep, 3 2005 @ 02:55 PM
link   
On Fark.com, someone suggested a clothing drive.

I was thinking, what we could do here is have designated people who live in or near the affected areas. We could mail clothing, etc., to the designated people, and they could donate those items. Or we could find the address of the Salvation Army or whoever down there and mail the items. A donor could contact a designated person by U2U and get the address.

I have some boys' clothes sizes 3 and 4 I'd like to get rid of, and maybe some of my old clothes as well.

I don't know if you can send canned goods in the mail (don't see why not), but that'd probably work too.




posted on Sep, 3 2005 @ 03:18 PM
link   
I called a Salvation Army in Houston and asked what would be the best thing to do. She said they need toiletries (toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, sanitary napkins, deodorant, TP, etc. just look around in your bathroom, they need it) AND clothes, just about everything, but toiletries was the most needed item.

She said Baton Rouge is overwhelmed with refugees and Houston as well. The packages would be VERY much appreciated and would be distributed to the areas in most need by the Salvation Army.

Mark Hurricane Relief on your packages.

Baton Rouge Salvation Army:

(225) 357-3267
4025 W Brookstown Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70805

(225) 355-4483
7361 Airline Hwy
Baton Rouge, LA 70805

(225) 295-3937
12074 Newcastle Ave
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Houston, TX Salvation Army:

(713) 650-6530
1603 Mcgowen St
Houston, TX 77004

(713) 224-2875
2407 N Main St
Houston, TX 77009

(713) 692-0522
4516 Irvington Blvd
Houston, TX 77009

(713) 692-4186
808 Frawley St
Houston, TX 77009

(713) 223-8889
1717 Congress St
Houston, TX 77002

(713) 869-5532
1015 Hemphill St
Houston, TX 77007

(281) 447-2733
2611 Garden City Dr
Houston, TX 77088

(713) 722-9093
10116 Hammerly Blvd
Houston, TX 77080

(713) 695-3388
2600 Aldine Westfield Rd
Houston, TX 77093



posted on Sep, 3 2005 @ 03:23 PM
link   
I wasn't sure if they'd distribute things from here in Ohio or not, but SkepticOverlord said they did.

Thanks!


I mostly have clothes...I'm sure they need some clean clothes down there too. Especially people who have only the clothes on their backs.



posted on Sep, 3 2005 @ 09:24 PM
link   
I have heard non perishable food items and toiletries were the most needed supplied and of course bottled water.

I think no matter were you live you can find an agency that is doing the gathering in your area if you look. I know here we have several.

Just take what you want to give to one of them. Also make sure the food is non perishable I know they will not accept any that is not.



posted on Sep, 3 2005 @ 09:43 PM
link   
Sounds good, and clothing, food, etc is less likely to be ripped off and pocketed, Goodwill and salvation army are taking dontaions



new topics
 
0

log in

join