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Local groups help collect donations for Hurricane Harvey victims

Local groups collect supplies for Harvey victims
Posted at 4:18 PM, Aug 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-30 17:57:11-04

World Care, a non-profit organization, is shifting gears to help victims of Hurricane Harvey. They have partnered with several local businesses to help collect donations.

"They are still in recovery mode and rescue mode where that secondary response, so we are going to be providing the most immediate needs which is your hygiene and cleaning supply so any basic hygiene supply that you use," said Courtney Slanaker, World Care's executive director. 

She says they are collecting supplies like baby wipes, tooth brushes and diapers to gloves, bug spray and all purpose cleaner for the next couple weeks.

Their goal is to send a full truckload of supplies to Texas for the Hurricane victims. 

World Care's address is 1925 W. Gardner Lane, and they are accepting donations Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Other locations where donations can be dropped off include:

Vantage West Credit Unions (17 Locations)
Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • 2480 N Arcadia Ave.
  • 4280 N 1st Ave.
  • 801 E Speedway Blvd.
  • 550 W Magee Rd.
  • 8290 N Cortaro Rd.
  • 2222-4 S Craycroft Rd.
  • 7163 E Tanque Verde Rd C114
  • 8465 E Broadway Blvd.
  • 1100 N Wilmot Rd.
  • 3125 E Valencia Rd.
  • 7394 Nexus Rd.
  • 16460 N Oracle Rd

Gridley Middle School
350 S Harrison Rd. (Harrison & Broadway)
Monday thru Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Yellow Brick Coffee
3220 S Dodge Blvd. #1 (Dodge & Ajo)
Monday thru Friday, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Brother John’s Beer, Bourbon & BBQ
1801 N Stone Ave. (Stone & Speedway)
Monday thru Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Tucson Subaru
4901 N Oracle Rd.
Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Care Coordinators Inc.
2828 North Country Club Rd. #105
Monday thru Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rincon Market
2513 E 6th St.
Monday thru Saturday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona
4300 E Broadway Blvd.
Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Our Family Services
2590 N. Alvernon Way
Monday thru Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.