Help fill a 45-foot tractor in Mt. Laurel for Sandy victims

Mt. Laurel firefighters, police and other township employees are hosting a 24-hour collection (or until the truck is full) to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy from Thursday, Nov. 8 beginning at 6:30 a.m. to the same time on Friday.

Understanding the needs of those that lost everything, the employees are dedicated to filling a 45-foot tractor with needed supplies, and they are asking for the community’s help. Once full, firefighters will deliver the supplies to New Jersey shelters.

Take items to donate to Mt. Laurel Fire Headquarters, 69 Elbo Lane, Mt. Laurel.

Collecting these supplies: Cleaning: Mops, buckets, rubber gloves, trash bags, towels, paper towels Toiletries: Soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes Clothing: Socks, Men’s, Women’s, children’s sweatpants & sweatshirts Baby: Diapers, wipes, blankets Food: Non-perishables, water

For additional information contact Mt. Laurel Fire Captain Chris Santone at (609) 820–6122 or csantone@mountlaurelfire.org.