Helping Hurricane Florence victims: Cary VFW Post designated as relief distribution point

Epic flooding and massive power outages have displaced countless North Carolinians.

If you're near Wake County and looking for a way to help those affected by Hurricane Florence, there is now a place to take supplies.

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The Cary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7383 located at 522 Reedy Creek Rd is now accepting donations.

They will be open these hours:

Mon. - Thurs.: 3 to 9 p.m.
Fri. - Sat.: 1 to 10 p.m.
Sun.: 1 to 8 p.m.



Once the water recedes, the Post will move the supplies to Posts in flooded areas.

RELATED: How to help the victims of Hurricane Florence

The Post is asking for the following:

Food items:
  • Pop-top canned goods

  • Cereal/Protein bars

  • Non-perishable foods

  • Water

  • Trail Mix

  • Chicken/Ham salad boxed kits

  • Peanut Butter


Household:
  • Paper towels

  • Toilet paper

  • Paper plates

  • Plastic cups

  • Disposable Cutlery

  • Trash bags (kitchen & lawn bags)

  • Storage bags

  • Laundry detergent... small sizes or pods

  • Dish detergent

  • Antiseptic cleaners

  • Bleach

  • Multi-purpose cleaner

  • Disposable gloves

  • Sponges

  • Hand sanitizer

  • Disposable kitchen cloths


Sanitizer wipes/Toiletries:
  • Bath soap

  • Shampoo/conditioner

  • Toothpaste/toothbrush

  • Dental Floss

  • Mouthwash

  • Deodorant

  • Cleansing wipes


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