Local donation drive will help those affected by Hurricane Ida

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SWANSBORO, N.C. (WNCT) — Hurricane Ida, a Category 4 major hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 150 mph, made landfall earlier this month causing catastrophic flooding and damage to the Houma, LA area.

In partnership with Swansboro Rotary and Saia LTL Freight, TransImpact is asking for donations to help support those who are still dealing with the impact of Ida.

Donations can be dropped off through October 4 at Swansboro Rotary Civic Center (located at 1104 State Road 1447, Swansboro, NC 28584) and TransImpact HQ.

Drop off times:

  • Saturday, September 25th between 8a-12p
  • Monday, September 27th between 12p-6p
  • Wednesday, September 29th between 12p-6p
  • Friday, October 1st between 12p-6p
  • Saturday, October 2nd between 8a-12p
  • Monday, October 3rd between 8a-12p

Donations will also be accepted M-F between 8a-5p at TransImpact HQ, located at 8921 Crew Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594.

Items needed:

  • Damp Rid – mold killer moisture absorbent 
  • Cleaning supplies 
  • Non-perishable foods and snacks  
  • Paper plates 
  • Bug sprays 
  • Disposable utensils and cups 
  • Diapers and wet wipes 
  • Baby formula 
  • Contractor trash bags 
  • Toilet paper, Paper towels 
  • Deodorant 
  • Feminine products 
  • Aleve, Advil 
  • Shampoo, soap, toiletry items 
  • Work gloves 
  • Tarps 
  • Masks 
  • Underwear (NEW only) 
  • Socks (NEW only) 

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