Locals start donation drive for flood victims


GREENFIELD — Service Engineering will serve as a drop-off location for a donation drive to help those affected by flooding in eastern Kentucky.

David and Melinda Hall of Greenfield hope to help those who have lost nearly everything to the floods by delivering supplies when they leave for Kentucky on Aug. 13.

Donations will be accepted between 8-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Aug. 8-12 at the shipping doors on the west side of Service Engineering, 2190 W. Main St., Greenfield.

Recommended items for donation include non-perishable food and drinks (water, canned food, baby food, shelf-stable milk, cat and dog food), personal hygiene items (shampoo, soap, household items, laundry detergent, dryer sheets, dish soap, totes, laundry baskets, pillows and bedding, paper plates, utensils, cups, clothing, new undergarments and socks, rain boots, shoes) and medical/hygiene supplies (antibiotic cream, feminine hygiene products, Tylenol/Advil, children’s medicine, allergy medication, Band-Aids, diaper rash cream, After-Bite, gloves, first-aid kits, flyswatters/flypaper/bug spray, camp showers, lotion, hair brushes, hair ties, nail trimmer sets, reading glasses, towels, wash cloths). Donations of books and children’s toys are also welcome.


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