JACKSONVILLE, NC (WNCT) – A North Carolina medical society is collecting donations for Hurricane Ian victims in Jacksonville.
Starmount Healthcare’s North Rapid Response accepts everything from non-perishable food items to cleaning supplies to donate to those in need. They will be accepting these donations at many of their clinics, including the one located at 4355 Gum Branch Road in Jacksonville. Donations can be dropped off during regular business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
The following are donated items that the public can donate that will be collected for hurricane victims:
- Paper napkins
- Non-perishable food products
- Razors, shampoo and shower gel
- Food Gift Cards
- Baby food/formula and baby diapers
- Hygiene items
- Toothpaste and toothbrushes
- Garbage bag
- cleaning supplies
- insect repellent
Monetary donations of any type cannot be accepted, officials said.
“We look forward to providing assistance to the thousands of people in Florida who are rebuilding their lives after the devastation,” said Starmount President and Founder Michael Estramonte. “Our thoughts are truly with them. We are part of a community that is ready to help those in need, and our Northern Rapid Response Team will ensure these donated items are delivered in a timely manner.