Collection will help military families hit by hurricane

Published 4:32 pm Friday, October 14, 2016

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Collection Location: Tilley Harley-Davidson of Salisbury

Address: 653 Bendix Drive, Salisbury, NC 28146

Phone: (704) 638-6044 Hours: 9 a.m.–6 p.m.

Benefitting: Military Families in the Fayetteville area victimized by Hurricane Matthew

Program Dates:  Now until end of day Tuesday, Oct. 18

Distribution: Items will be delivered to Fayetteville on Wednesday, Oct. 19

Background:   For two days, Operation North State has received cries for help from military families and friends of military families from the Fayetteville/Fort Bragg area that have lost everything.  The items we collect will be delivered to military family assistance organizations to distribute as needed. Operation North State is all about using North Carolina’s people, places, products and pride to assist the state’s deployed troops, military families and veterans in need.

Needed Items:

Anything and everything but specifically,

  • Food
  • Beverages (water)
  • Clothing – even slightly used – but must be cleaned and folded
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Toiletries
  • Paper Products
  • Children: clothing, food, diapers
  • Bedding
  • Pet supplies
  • Cash donations – used to purchase items at wholesale prices
  • Cooking and kitchenware
  • Flashlights and batteries