calendar November 13, 2012 in Communications, Disaster Response

How to Help: Flood Buckets and Hygiene Kits



Want to help people affected by Hurricane Sandy? Lutheran Disaster Response-Eastern PA is now collecting supplies for cleaning "flood" buckets and hygiene kits, as well as completed kits, and non-perishable foods.


Donations of completed kits and/or supplies for kits can be delivered to the following churches:

  • New Hanover Lutheran Church, 2941 Lutheran Road, Gilbertsville, 9-3:30 M-F
  • St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 25 E. Church Street, Sellersville, 8:30-3 M-F
  • St. Matthew, 2440 Conestoga Road, Chester Springs, 9-2, M-F
  • Advent Lutheran Church, 1601 Green Lane, West Chester, 10-2 M-F
  • St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 7965 Fillmore Street, Philadelphia (Fox Chase) M, W and F, 9-2; or by appointment.
  • Christ Lutheran Church, 2211 Mainland Road, Kulpsville, 24/7 (follow signs to drop off point)

LDR-EPA is accepting donations of the following food and supplies, as requested by Metro NY Synod.

· baby bottles and formula (powdered or liquid)
· baby clothes and blankets
· baby food (jarred or canned)
· baby powder
· diapers and wipes

· dish soap
· disinfectant wipes and bleach
· heavy duty trash bags
· latex gloves
· laundry detergent
· mops, brooms and shovels
· spray-bottled cleaners
· work gloves

· bottled water
· boxed/non-refrigerated milk
· canned fruits
· canned tuna fish
· granola bars and energy bars
· instant coffee and tea bags
· instant soups
· packaged snacks or cookies
· peanut butter and jelly

· batteries – especially "D"
· disposable cameras
· face/dust masks
· flashlights
· gas containers (only government-approved "red" containers)
· generators
· hand and foot warmers
· masking tape and marking pens
· power strips and extension cords

· deodorant
· feminine hygiene products
· hand sanitizers
· razors and shaving cream
· shampoo and conditioner
· soaps (bar or liquid)
· toothpaste, toothbrushes and mouthwash

· adhesive/non-adhesive bandages, antibacterial ointments, gauze and tape
· acetaminophen, aspirin and ibuprofen
· rubbing alcohol and peroxide

· can openers (manual only)
· disposable dinnerware (cups, plates, and plastic utensils)
· napkins and paper towels
· tissues
· toilet paper

· dry dog or cat food (no cans)

Rev Jennifer Ollikainen, 215-859-3779 or ">via email.