DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Donation opportunities continue to pop up following the devastating tornadoes in Kentucky. The Beavercreek and Miamisburg Rotary Clubs announced that they too are collecting donations for these tornado victims.
Stephen Brown, president of the Beavercreek Rotary Club said items from the list below can be dropped off at the Heart Mercantile store at 438 E 5th St, Dayton, during open hours until Tuesday, December 21.
Donations will also be accepted at the cargo truck parked at the Dayton Mall across from the Mad River Road turning on Monday and Tuesday, Brown said. The truck, sponsored by Think Patented, is orange and blue with ‘Think Patented’ on the side.
The club began with filling one truck, but it turns out, they needed two. According to Eric Flasher, president of the Miamisburg Rotary Club, Miamisburg members will be accepting donations and loading the trucks from 7:15 am to 7:15 pm on December 20 and 21.
On Wednesday morning, the trucks full of donations will start the drive to Elizabethtown Kentucky.
Necessary supplies include:
- Baby Supplies, diapers, wipes, baby formula, etc
- Hygiene Supplies, feminine supplies
- Hand sanitizers, disinfectant wipes
- Towels, wash rags
- School Supplies, backpacks, notebooks, pens, etc
- Toys, any and all ages
- Batteries, all size
- Paper plates, Plastic silverware, napkins etc
- Powdered milk, shelf milk
- Solar Charged cell phone chargers
- Manual Can Openers
- Large Flashlights
- Work Gloves
- Gas Jugs
- Small standing lights
The Southwest Rotary District has invited the 42 Rotary Clubs in the area to participate. Additionally, the Miami Valley Council, Boy Scouts of America, has requested the Scouting families in the area to drop off goods as well.