DATE: Thursday, August 31, 2017
SUBJECT: Flood Relief Donations Requested from the Public
RELEASE NUMBER: 2017-NR-058
CONTACT: Lt. Noah Robinson
AUTHORITY: Sheriff David Wedding
The Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with local businesses and civic organizations to provide flood relief supplies to the Houston area.
The Sheriff’s Office, Evansville Garage Doors, the Evansville Otters 12U travel baseball team, the 16U Lady Otters travel softball team, Subway (US41 and Morgan Ave), Evansville Boys & Girls Club, and Kitch & Schreiber Advertising are participating.
Non-perishable items such as sealed water bottle packs, canned goods, cleaning supplies, paper products and other dry goods are being collected.
On Saturday, September 02 and Saturday, September 09 three collection stations will be operated from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Relief supplies can be brought to one of the following locations:
- North High School Baseball Field at 15331 US Hwy 41 North
- Boys and Girls Club at 700 Bellemeade Ave
- Evansville Garage Doors at 808 Division Street
Supplies can also be dropped off at Evansville Garage Doors Monday through Friday from 7 AM to 5 PM. Monetary donations cannot be accepted. For a list of FEMA approved disaster charities that accept monetary donations, please click here.
On September 11, 2017 Evansville Garage Doors will truck the supplies to Texas for delivery to an approved distribution center.
We hope to see you at one of the collection centers listed above this Saturday! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.