Friday, September 21, 2018 at 4:10 pm

New Hanover County establishes “Donations Hub”

New Hanover County, NC – New Hanover County has established a “Donations Hub” to facilitate ways for individuals and organizations to donate supplies and volunteer to assist in hurricane recovery efforts in our community.

Information on how to volunteer and where to donate needed supplies can be found at EmergencyNHC.com or by calling the Donations Hub call center at 910-798-7337 which will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. until further notice.

A drop-off center will open early next week to accept bulk amounts or pallets by reservation only.  The following items will be accepted at this site:

  • Batteries
  • Blankets
  • Bleach
  • Brooms
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Deodorant
  • Disposable razors
  • Diapers
  • Dry Pet Food
  • Feminine products and pads
  • Formula
  • Hygiene items
  • Mops
  • Towels
  • Wipes

Those who have bulk donations are asked to call the Donations Hub call center at 910-798-7337 to schedule delivery. Smaller quantities of these items will be directed to organizations and other drop-off sites in the community.

“The outpouring of generosity from our residents and those outside of New Hanover County has been astounding,” said New Hanover County Manager Chris Coudriet. “This Donations Hub allows us to coordinate the receipt of large donations and allows us to direct residents in need to appropriate resources.”

Residents in need of supplies can also visit EmergencyNHC.com or call the Donations Hub call center at 910-798-7337 for information on where to pick up items they need.

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New Hanover County Emergency Management continues to operate the Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center in response to Hurricane Florence. Anyone with questions can call the public information hotline telephone number at (910) 798-6800. The latest emergency updates and information can be found on the EmergencyNHC.com website.

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