An emergency goods drive is being held to help those affected by flooding in Eastern Kentucky.
The Lawrence County Community Action Organization, in association with the Chamber of Commerce and other business leaders, is leading this campaign.
• Collection site: Old Woolahan Lumber Building, 2940 S. Third St., Ironton
• Collection dates: August 6, 7, 8, 12, 13 and 14, drop-off from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
If you have items to donate and cannot drop them off, they can be picked up and delivered to the donation site. Call 304-634-6023 for pickup.
• Items needed: Shelf stable foods — non-perishable foods — such as tuna, canned chicken, peanut butter, applesauce, etc. good new or clean clothes – any size needed, especially underwear, shoes and socks, bags, cleaning supplies – bleach, garbage bags, contractor bags , detergent, buckets, N95 masks, squeegees, mops, paper towels, first aid kits, mops, brooms, rubber gloves, toilet paper, personal hygiene items — soap, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, lotion, shaving cream, razors, combs and brushes, rubber boots, microwave ovens, baby items — diapers, wipes, clothes, car seats, baby carriers , infant formula, baby bottles and food, miscellaneous: polystyrene trays, plastic containers for soups, plastic cutlery, napkins and plastic cups.
Additionally, Pickett Concrete’s Coal Grove plant, located at 300 Marion Pike, will accept wrapped donations from noon to 5 p.m. Monday. The items on this disc will be given to Pastor JM Sloce at the Praise Assembly of God in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.