SC law enforcement agencies stuff cruisers to aid hurricane victims


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.(WCBD) — Several counties in South Carolina are still feeling the effects of Hurricane Matthew, including Nichols, which is still under water.

Seventy five percent of the Nichols residents are senior citizens and over 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.

The North Charleston Police Department will park its pink cruiser “Hope” outside of North Charleston City Hall from Tuesday morning, October 18, through Thursday, October 20 at 5:00 p.m. for citizens, businesses and anyone else to stop by and pack the cruiser with the below supplies.

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
  • First aid items
  • Hand sanitizer


On Friday, October 21, law enforcement agencies from across the state will bring the collected items to residents in Nichols who are in need.

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