WVIT in West Hartford has announced a plan to help Connecticut residents in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy:
“NBC Connecticut announced today plans to hold a Storm Relief Drive to benefit Connecticut residents impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The event will be held this Sunday, November 4th in the IKEA parking lot at 450 Sargent Drive in New Haven from 9 am to 12 noon.
Non-perishable food, personal care items, warm coats, and cash donations will be accepted by the Connecticut Food Bank, Salvation Army, and the American Red Cross.
“NBC Connecticut is pleased to partner with local organizations for this event to help our neighbors get back on their feet after the devastating effects of Sandy,” said David Doebler, NBC Connecticut President and General Manager.
Donations to be accepted include:
100% fruit juice (cans/bottles/boxes)
Canned vegetables & fruit
Chunky soups & beef stew
Macaroni & cheese
Rice / dry & canned beans
Spaghetti & sauce
“Sugar free,” “low sodium,” & “no salt” items
Tuna & other canned meat
Shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrushes
Diapers, detergent and deodorant
Shaving cream, razors and hairbrushes
A complete list of items accepted can also be found at NBCConnecticut.com by searching “Storm Relief”.