7AM – 7PM
3901 WABASH AVE
Neuhoff Media is teaming up with local law enforcement agencies and schools to help those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
Wednesday, September 6, Neuhoff Media will be broadcasting live from Green Toyota (3901 Wabash Ave., Springfield, 62711) 7 a.m.-7 p.m. to encourage listeners to drop off one or more of the items needed:
- Bottled Water
- Diapers (all sizes)
- iPhone chargers
- Work Gloves
- Trash bags
- Dust masks
- Dog food, cat food, cat litter
- pillows, blankets, sleeping bags
- Cleaning supplies
- Chairs (folding/lawn chairs)
- Paper plates, plastic ware (cups, silverware, etc.)
- Napkins, paper towels
- Nonperishable food items
- Toiletries (toilet paper, soaps, body wash, toothbrushes, etc.)
After speaking directly with the Galveston, Texas Police Department, who will serve as a local drop off and distribution center for items collected, Chief Jim Hillyer (Spaulding, IL., Police Department) has acquired a list of pertinent items that residents need. Along with other Sangamon County Police Chiefs from Riverton, Rochester, Williamsville, The Village of Jerome and Sherman have opened their departments to serve as drop off points for the requested items for the next two weeks through Monday, September 11, 2017.
After all items have been collected, the CDL training team of Midwest Technical Institute (MTI) has agreed to transport all goods to the Galveston area for distribution. MTI has also begun collection efforts on all their campuses as well. The tractor trailer(s) will be escorted by some members of the local law enforcement communities.
The convoy will depart Springfield on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
For more information please contact: Chief Jim Hillyer – Spaulding, PD @ 217-629-8188 or Mylas Copeland (Green Toyota) @ 217-303-8266.
ADDITIONAL DROP LOCATIONS
Can’t make it to Green Toyota on September 6?
Drop off your items at one of these Sangamon County Police Departments through Monday, September 11, 2017.