The Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce will serve as a collection point for donations for Hurricane Harvey victims.

Chamber members, local businesses, and members of the community are invited to drop off items at the Chamber office at 100 W. Main St., Wilmington, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 through Friday, Sept. 8

All donations will be delivered to Matthew 25 Ministries in Cincinnati. Matthew 25 Ministries’ work helps the poorest of the poor and disaster victims throughout the United States and around the world.

Matthew 25 Ministries accepts the following for disaster relief:

• Monetary donations: Donate online or mail checks to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242. Donors who would like to designate their financial gifts for Hurricane Relief may do so by writing “Hurricane Relief” in the memo line of their check. One-hundred percent of donated funds designated for Hurricane Relief will be used for the purpose intended.

• Non-perishable food: Pull-top canned vegetables, fruits etc.; ready-to-eat dry goods such as nuts, peanut butter, dried fruits, granola and trail mixes, jerky, ready to eat snacks; bottled water; ready- to-eat meals/MREs etc.

• Personal care products: Antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, lotion etc.

• Cleaning supplies: Laundry detergents, general cleaner, sponges, bleach (powdered form is preferred), mops, scrub brushes, buckets, rubber gloves etc.

• Paper products: Toilet paper, paper towels etc.

• Baby and infant supplies: Diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, baby wash, baby shampoo, baby lotion etc.

• First-aid items: Bandages, gauze, pads, first aid tape, antiseptic creams, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, latex gloves, instant cold packs etc.

If you have questions, please call Kaity Stuckert at 937-382-2737 or email

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