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Shelton Fire Depts. Accept Donations For Hurricane Harvey Victims

Shelton's fire departments will accept donations over the next week for victims of Hurricane Harvey
Shelton's fire departments will accept donations over the next week for victims of Hurricane Harvey Photo Credit: Shelton Fire Department

SHELTON, Conn. -- The Shelton Fire Department is teaming with St. Vincent de Paul to gather donations for the people of Texas who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

The following items are being collected:

  • Clothing (all sizes, washed or new only)
  • Undergarments such as underwear, bras, boxers, boxes of diapers or wipes, socks (new only, all sizes)
  • Bedding (new only, in original packagin)
  • Bath, body and cosmetic items (new only)
  • Non-perishable canned food
  • Cases of bottled water
  • Cat and dog food (new only, in original packaging)
  • Reusable shopping bags

There will be a drop-off center at St. Joseph's Church, located at 50 Fairmont Place in Shelton, in the school gymnasium during the following dates and specific times only:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 7 from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Sept. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon and again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

There will also be either drop-off times and dates, or boxes set up at the following Shelton Fire Departments:

  • Echo Hose Hook & Ladder Co. 1, located at 379 Coram Ave. in Shelton, will collect on Saturday, Sept. 2 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday Sept. 3 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Huntington Fire Co. 3, located at 44 Church St. in Shelton, will have drop-off boxes located outside the firehouse until Thursday, Sept. 7.
  • Pine Rock Park Co. 4, located at 722 Long Hill Ave. in Shelton, will have drop-off boxes outside the firehouse until Thursday, Sept. 7.
  • White Hill Co. 5, located at 2 School St. in Shelton, will have drop-off boxes located outside the firehouse until Thursday, Sept. 7.

If you would like to volunteer between Tuesday and Friday next week to accept donations, package donations or load donations into the trailer, contact Kristen via email at EHFDAuxiliary@gmail.com.

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