Post 16 Will Assist Area Tornado Victims

Kentucky State Police Post 16

NEWS RELEASE

8415 US 41 South Henderson KY 42420

Phone: (270) 826-3312 or (270) 685-3927 Fax: (270) 831-1864

Commander: Captain Robert Shoultz

PAO: Trooper Corey King

 

Post 16 Will Assist Area Tornado Victims

In the wake of the severe weather and tornado outbreaks across Kentucky, KSP posts and headquarters will serve as designated drop off site for items needed in devastated communities.

The need has arisen for a reputable location that citizens feel comfortable leaving donations at, knowing they will reach the people in most need.  Items will be evenly distributed to all communities impacted. Collection of items will be starting tomorrow (Tuesday, March 6, 2012) and will continue through Sunday, March 10, 2012

Monetary donations are not encouraged. Anyone who wishes to contribute monetarily should contact an organization such as Red Cross.

We have compiled a list of resources for the recovery effort and they are listed below.

List of items needed:

    1. Leather gloves

    2. Shovels

    3. Rakes

    4. Thermoses

    5. Batteries

    6. Flashlights

    7. Coffee pots

    8. Antibiotic cream

    9. Band-aids

    10. First aid kits

    11. Soap

    12. Body wash

    13. Bottled hand soap/hand sanitizer

    14. Deodorant

    15. Feminine products

    16. Shampoo/cream rinse

    17. Shaving cream/razors

    18. Toothbrushes/toothpaste

    19. Bath towels/washcloths

    20. Baby formula

    21. Baby food

    22. Baby diapers (all sizes)

    23. Baby blankets

    24. Bottles

    25. Toilet paper

    26. Styrofoam cups

    27. Cleaning supplies such as bleach, mops, brooms and buckets

    28. Laundry detergent

    29. Plastic goods (cups and cutlery)

    30. Paper goods (plates, napkins, towels and bowls)

    31. Disposable gloves (rubber or latex)

    32. Trash bags (all sizes)

    33. Cat and dog food

    34. Plastic containers

    35. Blankets

    36. Gift cards

    37. Bottled water

    38. Non-perishable food items

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TFC. Corey King
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police – Post 16
8415 Hwy 41 South
Henderson, KY 42420
270-826-3312
270-831-1864

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