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Disaster Relief Supply Collection–click for list

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

1. SEND MONETARY DONATIONS.  Our Knox County and Tennessee DR units need to be ready to go as soon as they get the word. They will need supplies and gas. They will be prepared to deploy perhaps as early as this weekend.  For the greatest efficiency, they can purchase specific items that their unit will be called to provide.  Depending on where they are assigned they might be providing a Feeding Unit, a Laundry/Shower trailer, a Flood Recovery response or a Chain Saw/Debris Clearing crew.  Each of these will require different resources to operate. Sometimes people would rather send something tangible rather than money, however, cash donations allow us to purchase materials near the disaster area, which stimulates the local economy that has suffered. It also does not have to be warehoused or shipped, which often costs almost as much as the gift. You can send your donations for KCAB DR to P.O. Box 11028, Knoxville TN 37939 (indicate DR on the check or you can come to our office 7709 Westland Dr. weekdays 9–5:00. The needs will be ongoing for some time.

2.  DONATIONS OF SUPPLIES We will be collecting donations next FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm here at the Association office, 7709 Westland Dr, 37919.  Please note that we will only be collecting cash & checks & the following listed items.  Please communicate that used clothing will not be collected for Texas. We’ve been told they are overflowing! We also cannot take food. Our Disaster Relief units will be operating mass feeding units to supply their needs.

Safety glasses Rubber gloves Feminine hygiene products
Box knives Scoop shovels Diapers
Hammers Push brooms Baby wipes
Flat pry bars Grain scoops Toilet paper
Flat square shovels Garden Sprayers Paper Towels
Tyvek suits Napkins
Wheel barrows Paper plates
Rubber gloves Plastic Tableware Gatorade/Powerade
X-Large garbage bags Cups Gift Cards
Garden hoses Paper/plastic bowls
Leather gloves Shampoo New Bras with sales tags
Small scrub brushes Deodorant New Underwear in package
Box fans soap New Socks in package



September 8
9:00 am - 7:00 pm