D’Iberville is collecting donations for Harvey victims

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Another Coast crew is heading out to Texas to drop off supplies to Harvey flood victims.
The City of D’Iberville is currently collecting several items for Texas residents in need of food items, cleaning supplies, and other necessities.
City officials kept in contact with some of the same people who came over to D’Iberville to help after Hurricane Katrina. They now hope to provide the same relief 12 years later. D’Iberville City Manager Clay Jones said, “There’s nothing like feeling helpless and having somebody come that you didn’t even call and say ‘I’m here to help you and help get your life back together for you’ and that means the world to us. Every one of our citizens remembers that and so every one of them is going to step up and give a lot, I know it.”
Gollott and Sons Transfer and Storage donated the truck, trailer, and driver for this relief effort. The drop off location is at the Central Fire Station between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Requested supplies:
Bottled Water Garbage bags
Plastic and/or Styrofoam cups Latex and leather gloves
Plastic eating utensils Safety glasses
Paper towels Hand tools (shovels and rakes)
Bleach/bleach wipes Filter masks
Mops and brooms Industrial garbage bags
Hand sanitizer/wipes Cleaning buckets
Commercial foil wrap Dish detergent
Commercial plastic wrap Food service plastic gloves
Baby diapers and wipes Styrofoam “clam shells” for food
Baby bottles
Food Items requested:
Industrial size cans of fruit and vegetables, large bags of rice, baby food and baby formula

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Laurene Callander was born and raised in the small town of Branchburg, New Jersey. She graduated from Rutgers University and received her BA in Journalism and Media Studies with a minor in Entrepreneurship and earned a Sports Journalism Certificate. Even though she is from New Jersey, you can find her rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers during football season. Laurene worked at Rutgers Television Network where she hosted the University's live morning show "Wake Up Rutgers". During her senior year she interned at The Dr. Oz Show in the publicity department, and ended her college career with an internship at News 12 New Jersey. Laurene is excited to live in the South for the first time. When she is not at WXXV you can find her in the gym, by the pool, or exploring new places on the Gulf Coast.