The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is collecting donations for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Sandy caused more than 52-million dollars in damages, second only to Hurricane Katrina. More than 750,000 homes and businesses, mostly in New Jersey and New York, are still in the dark. Now a nor'easter is dumping heavy snow across the region.
The supplies collected by the Sheriff’s Office will be sent to the Toms River community in New Jersey, the hometown of their own Sergeant Bill Brotherston.
Items in Serious Need are:
Small Electric Space Heaters
Totes of All Sizes for Storing
Cash to Purchase 7-11 and Wawa Gift Cards Upon Arrival
Giftcards from Home Depot or Lowes
Other Items Needed:
Easily prepared food
Dog and Cat Food
Plastic Cups, Plates, and Eating Utensils
Hand Towels/Wash Cloths
Feminine Hygiene Products
Clothing (Men/Women, Children)
Shoes (closed toe), Boots
First Aid Kits
Please bring donations to the Bay County Sheriff’s Office at 3421 North Highway 77 in Panama City between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Donations will be accepted until 5pm November 16th.
Brotherson will personally deliver the donations to Toms River.