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Robinson's Wrecker Service, 1721 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven, is collecting donated supplies to fill a semi for Houston flood victims.
Hurricane Harvey has brought a lot of suffering since it brought around 50 inches of rain Aug. 25 to some parts of Texas before moving to Louisiana and has damaged or destroyed nearly 200,000 homes.
Robinson's will collect hygiene, medical and household supplies during its normal business hours, which are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday. Items will be collected until the semi is full.
Robinson's will deliver the items to Second Baptist Church in Houston.
Clothes - except those listed - and shoes will not be accepted. Items being collected:
Supplies: bleach, box fans, brooms, buckets, empty spray bottles, extension cords, gas blowers, generators, gloves (latex, non-latex and work), hammer, knives, masks, rubber bands, sheetrock, shop vacuums, tarps
Essentials: adhesive bandages, bar soap, baby food, baby formula, baby wipes, deodorant, diapers, feminine hygiene products, hand sanitizer, Neosporin, new towels, new socks, new T-shirts, new underwear, peroxide, shampoo, toilet paper, toothpaste, tooth brushes.
For questions or updates, call Robinson's at 1-260-749-1612 or see its Facebook page.