Refugees from Hurricane Harvey's floodwaters on cots at the George R. Brown Convention Center where nearly 10,000 people have taken shelter in Houston. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Flanders Northampton Volunteer Ambulance is teaming up with Island Harvest to collect donations for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Donations can be dropped off at FNVA headquarters at 641 Flanders Road, Flanders. FNVA volunteers will also pick up donations. Call Christine (631-764-2727) or Sandra (631-830-1480) to arrange a pickup. All donations must be dropped off or picked up by Thursday, Sept. 7. Tractor-trailers are leaving for Texas on Sept.8.

Items being accepted by FNVA:

  • toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • diapers
  • baby wipes
  • shampoo
  • soap
  • razors
  • deodorant
  • sanitary napkins & tampons
  • Q-Tips
  • hair brushes
  • hair bands, clips
  • batteries
  • Zip-lock plastic bags
  • can openers
  • dog food
  • cat food

New items, children and adult, all sizes:

Editor’s note: If your organization is working on Harvey relief efforts, let us know. email the editor

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