Long Beach taking donations for Dickinson, Texas

The City of Long Beach adopts the City of Dickinson in an effort to spread some relief to the small town in Texas.
The city is suffering from historic flooding from Hurricane Harvey. Residents can donate baby items, cleaning supplies, toiletries, and more. Long Beach officials wanted to reach out to another small town and help bring supplies.
Mayor George Bass tells News 25 he remembers exactly how the city felt after Hurricane Katrina and wants to make the recovery process smoother for the residents in Dickinson. “We’re ready and willing to accept donations. I’m begging the people here. We know what we went through. You know what they’re going through. It’s time for us to help somebody else. The need is there. The call’s been made. Bring your donations.”
You can drop off supplies at any of the three fire stations in Long Beach, the police station, and Hardy Hall at USM Gulf Park campus.
A full list of accepted supplies includes baby items, formula, gift cards, cleaning supplies, water, Gatorade, toilet paper, paper towel, bug spray, mops, buckets, bleach, Clorox wipes, hand sanitizers, Aleve, Advil and toiletries.

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