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Hoosier American Legion, Teamsters 135 Collects Supplies For Hurricane Survivors
Updated September 7, 2017 7:08 AM
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(UNDATED) - The American Legion, Department of Indiana and the Indiana Teamsters 135 are working to collect supplies and donations in preparation for Hurricane Irma and in response to Hurricane Harvey.

The teamsters donated a 53' trailer, currently staged at Indiana Legion Headquarters in Indianapolis, to be loaded with public donations and driven directly to where the need is greatest next Wednesday, September 13, after Hurricane Irma is projected to make landfall.

Legionnaires are on-hand at 5440 Herbert Lord Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46216, M-F from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and on Sunday, September 10, from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. to collect donations in conjunction with "Legion Day" a family-oriented day scheduled to honor veterans and observe Patriot Day.

Needed items include:

  • Bottled water, Non-perishable and packaged food items
  • Feminine hygiene products, Adult incontinence products
  • Baby diapers and formula
  • Face masks, plastic and leather gloves
  • Personal care items (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant, towelettes and baby wipes)
  • Paper products (toilet paper, paper towels, paper plates)
  • First aid supplies and batteries (AA, AAA, 9V, C, D), Bug spray, Hand sanitizer
Cash and check donations are encouraged so that the most needed supplies can be sourced. Checks can be made out to "The American Legion, Department of Indiana" with "Hurricane Relief" in the Memo section.

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