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Geauga County Sheriff's Office welcoming donations for hurricane victims

Posted: 12:01 PM, Sep 09, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-09 12:01:39-04
Photos: Hurricane Dorian destroys the Bahamas

GEAUGA COUNTY, Ohio — The Geauga County Sheriff's Office is welcoming donations to help the victims of Hurricane Dorian.

The sheriff's office is accepting gas cards, batteries and flashlights, along with the following items:

Non-perishable goods

  • easy to open foods: snacks, canned or plastic jars, baby food - pouches or premixed

microwaveable goods, ready to eat

  • dry mix drinks: coffee, pre-sweetened drinks, baby formula

Storage and disposal items: 

  • plastic bins, baggies, garbage bags, laundry baskets, Lysol wipes, cleaning supplies, disposable gloves, rags, pet food and snacks.

Hygiene items

  • wipes, personal size items, diapers, first aid items, face masks, Tylenol, Ibuprofen, toilet paper and paper towels
  • rubber/plastic type shoes: crocs, flip flops and boots

Sleep and shelter items:

  • blow-up mattresses, tents, sleeping bags, baby/children small toys, books, crayons

Hurricane Dorian brought destruction to the Bahamas and flooding to the Carolinas.

These items can be dropped off beginning Monday, Sept. 9 through Sept. 14 at the Geauga County Sheriff's Office, 12450 Merritt Road in Chardon.

Hours these items can be dropped off at: Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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