SC Law Enforcement agencies pack cruisers to aid hurricane victims

Credit: WBTW
Credit: WBTW

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) — As a result of the impact of Hurricane Matthew the entire community Nichols, SC is under water.  Seventy-five percent of the residents are senior citizens and more than 90% do not have flood insurance. Law enforcement agencies and communities across the state are coming together to provide aide by “stuffing” a police cruiser with the below needed items.  NCPD will park its pink cruiser “Hope” outside of North Charleston City Hall from Tuesday morning, October 18th until Thursday, October 20th  at 5 p.m. for citizens, businesses and anyone else to stop by and pack the cruiser with the below supplies.

On Friday, October 21, law enforcement agencies from across the state will caravan the collected items to Nichols, SC.

Items needed:

  • Heavy duty face masks for demo
  • Thick work gloves
  • Gatorade/bottled water
  • Gift cards
  • Cleaning supplies/laundry detergent
  • Rags/old towels
  • Trash bags/grocery bags
  • Tissue paper
  • Moving boxes
  • Plastic storage boxes
  • New socks/underwear/undershirts
  • Cereal bars
  • Pillows
  • Work goggles
  • 36 inch crowbars
  • Heavyweight hammers
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Mops
  • Buckets
  • Brooms
  • Paper towels
  • Personal hygiene items
  • 1st aid items
  • Hand sanitizer

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