Montgomery Co. police host Hurricane Dorian relief drive for the Bahamas

As survivors of Hurricane Dorian struggle to recover in the Bahamas, one Maryland police department has joined with the Embassy of the Bahamas to help collect necessary items.

Montgomery County police are asking for donations of a variety of items, ranging from batteries and bleach to toilet paper and tissues.

The police department has provided a list, with the assistance of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, of 24 specific items needed by survivors.

Only new and unopened donations are requested and they can be brought to the lobby of any of the Montgomery County Police Department’s six district stations, anytime of the day or night, seven days a week.

The hurricane relief drive is on until Oct. 10.

Complete list of needed items:

  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Tarps
  • Bleach
  • Cleaning products
  • Underwear
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet paper
  • Tissues
  • Tennis shoes
  • Canned tuna
  • Diapers (including training pants like Pull-ups) and wipes
  • Baby formula
  • PediaSure drinks
  • Glucerna shakes
  • Insect repellent
  • Paper towels
  • Laundry detergent
  • Peanut butter
  • Canned soups
  • Canned jams
  • Dry cereal
  • Assorted cookies

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