Church collecting items for Hurricane Sandy victims

Tree of Life Lutheran Church in Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County is trying to fill a 53-foot tractor trailer with items for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

The trailer will be filled on Saturday and Sunday at the church's location on Linglestown Road. The truck was donated by YCR Freight and will be delivered by the trucking company, at their cost, to a disaster relief supply site near New York City.

Anyone who would like to donate items is encouraged to stop by the church from 9:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday or from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

The following is a list of requested items:

BABIES/CHILDREN

· baby bottles and formula (preferably liquid)

· baby blankets

· baby food (jarred or canned)

· baby powder

· diapers and wipes

CLOTHING AND HOUSEHOLD

· blankets and pillows

· hats, scarves and gloves for all ages

FOOD (NON-PERISHABLE ONLY)

· bottled water

· boxes/non-refrigerated milk

· canned fruits

· canned tuna fish

· granola bars and energy bars

· instant coffee and tea bags

· instant soups

· packaged snack or cookies

· peanut butter and jelly

HYGIENE

· deodorant

· feminine hygiene products

· hand sanitizers

· razors and shaving cream

· shampoo and conditioner

· soaps (bar or liquid)

· toothpaste, toothbrushes and mouthwash

MEDICAL SUPPLIES

· adhesive/non-adhesive bandages, antibacterial

ointments, gauze and tape

· acetaminophen, aspirin and ibuprofen

· rubbing alcohol and peroxide

CLEANING SUPPLIES

· dish soap

· disinfectant wipes and bleach

· heavy duty trash bags

· latex gloves

· disposable hazmat suits (paper or plastic)

· laundry detergent

· mops, brooms, shovels and rakes

· spray-bottled cleaners

· work gloves

GENERAL SUPPLIES

· batteries – especially “D”

· face/dust masks

· flashlights

· hand and foot warmers

· masking tape and marking pens

· tarps

· generators

PAPER/PLASTIC PRODUCTS

· can openers (manual only)

· disposable dinnerware (cups, plates, and plastic utensils)

· napkins and paper towels

· tissues

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