GEMA asks for flood victim donations

7:04 PM, Aug 4, 2013   |    comments
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ELIJAY, Ga. -- If you would like to help the Georgians affected by the Thursday's floods, there is now a list of items that can be donated. 

The Gilmer County Emergency Management Agency has released a list of supplies that are most needed as well as a drop off location. 

The biggest demand is for cleaning supplies such as bleach, mops, brooms, buckets, all sizes of trash bags, baby wipes and rubber or latex disposable gloves.

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There is also a need for building supplies, including: 2x4 studs, sheet rock, insulation, hammers, blue plastic tarps, plywood and leather gloves.

Also needed are personal hygiene products, small first aid kits and bottled water.

Donations of used clothing are not needed.

Donated goods for survivors of the recent floods in Gilmer County are being received at Fire Station 1 (325 Howard Simmons Road). 

Please call 706-635-3424 to arrange a delivery.

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