Lindsey McGregor in conjunction with Meagan Blackburn out of Douglas will be taking donations for emergency supplies to Nebraska areas in need of immediate assistance. Meagan and her husband are using their personal vehicle to transport any goods collected to several different locations throughout Nebraska. If you have any of the items listed below, you can drop them off at The Lusk Herald, or contact Lindsey McGregor 307-340-0249 (cell) or 307-334-2867 (office).
Personal Hygiene: baby diapers, wipes, adult diapers, toilet paper, shampoo and conditioner, soap, razors, shaving cream, sanitary napkins, tampons, deodorant, brushes and combs, toothbrush and toothpaste.
General Items: All batteries (especially D size), flashlights, generators, masking/packing tape, heavy duty extension cords, heavy duty trash bags, manual can openers, disposable plates, bowls, cups, utensils, tissues, bungie cords.
Cleaning Supplies: bleach, Lysol rubber gloves, hand sanitizer, hand soap, heavy- duty trash bags.
First Aid: band-aids, gauze, medical tape, antiseptic ointment, aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen, rubbing alcohol, peroxide
Food: baby food/formula, bottled water, canned goods (pop top), non-perishables other, powdered milk, dried fruit, protein bars/trail bars, peanut/almond butter, crackers, trail mix, instant oatmeal, instant coffee/tea bags
Pet Supplies: dog/cat food, crates of all sizes, cat litter, litter boxes, collars, leashes
Also needed: tool kits, gas containers, face/dust masks, permanent markers, power strips, zip ties, paper towels, tarps, rope, ratchet straps, coats, hats, gloves, boots, socks, bra’s, sleeping bags, pillows, blankets, towels, wash clothes.
“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.” Sally Koch
Lusk knows what things are needed most when an emergency hits, lets help out our neighbors with the same compassion we looked for just a few short years ago.