Join WRAL-TV in helping Fill the Bus for Hurricane Relief on Wednesday, October 26th
The flooding after Hurricane Matthew claimed more than 20 lives in North Carolina and devastated homes, businesses and farms.
WRAL viewers have committed more than $200,000 to help the victims of Hurricane Matthew through the American Red Cross Triangle Area Chapter, Salvation Army North and South Carolina and NC Baptists On Mission (NCBM).
Now WRAL is partnering with Go Triangle, United Way and Raleigh-Durham International Airport to fill a bus with supplies to help those in Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson and Johnston counties.
WHAT: Help your neighbors to the east by filling a bus with supplies they need to recover from Hurricane Matthew.
WHEN/WHERE: Bring donations to Carter Finley Stadium Lot between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26.
Donations will be delivered Thursday, Oct. 27, to community members in need and to Boys and Girls Clubs of Johnston, Harbor and Johnston County Industries, Partnership for Children of Johnston County, United Way of Wilson County, United Way of Tar River Region, Wilson Crisis Center, Salvation Army, Wesley Shelter, Hope Station and other food pantries in Wilson County.
Canned fruits and vegetables
Canned meat and tuna
Canned beans and hearty soups
Whole grain pasta and rice
Peanut and other nut butters
Baby food in plastic containers
Nutritional drinks and shakes
Adult hygiene for seniors
*Please no glass containers. Low-sodium and low-sugar foods preferred. Do NOT donate bottled water, clothing, household items or any perishable goods.
- Find out more about ways to help those affecting by the flooding in Eastern North Carolina on WRAL.com: Here to Help: Give money, time, goods to storm relief
Thanks to WRAL.com for this capcom story & graphic.