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Warren County Sheriff's Office collecting donations for Sandy victims

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QUEENSBURY, N.Y. - Even though three weeks has passed since Hurricane Sandy, the need for relief remains, and the Warren County Sheriff's Office is holding a donation drive to do their part.

As Thanksgiving approaches, the Sheriff's Office's donation drive will collect most needed items for the people of New York City, Long Island, and the surrounding New York counties that were severely impacted by the storm.

Donations will be accepted at the Sheriff's Office, 1400 State Route 9 next to the Municipal Center beginning on Tuesday, November 20 and ending on Tuesday, November 27.

Items that will be collected are:

  • New, Inexpensive Towels         
  • New, Inexpensive Blankets
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Toiletries
  • Non-Perishable Foods
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Work Gloves
  • Garbage bags
  • Baby wipes/diapers
  • Cases of water

The Sheriff's Office does not have the ability to accept monetary donations.

The donation drive is part of a statewide effort organized by the New York State Sheriffs' Association in cooperation with the Salvation Army. The Sheriffs' Association will coordinate delivery of the supplies to the Salvation Army for distribution to those in need.

 

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