UNION, NJ – The Union VFW will be the collection point for toiletries and personal items for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

On Sept. 4 and 5 from 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. items can be dropped off at the Union VFW at 1212 High Street.  Volunteers are needed on Sept. 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for sorting.  Five hundred backpacks have been donated by Backpacks4life and the goal is to fill each one.

According to organizer Sergeant Mike Boll of the Union Police Department, they are working with Texas Law Enforcement and trusted groups who will do their best to ensure the donations get to people in need.

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Please no used items.  Gift cards for gas and food will be accepted.

Questions may be directed to Mike Boll mboll@uniontownship.com or 973-332-1556


Item list :

Soap
Shaving cream 
Razor 
Shampoo
Tooth brush
Toothpaste 
Mouthwash
Deodorant

Misc. toiletries

Socks
Underwear
Gloves
Shirts 
Misc. personal items