Wilton Congregational Church collecting supplies for hurricane relief – Connecticut News

Wilton Congregational Church collecting supplies for hurricane relief – Connecticut News


WILTON — Wilton Congregational Church is donating cleanup buckets to Church World Service to help Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma and earthquake victims.

Donations can be brought to the church at 70 Ridgefield Road by Thursday, so buckets can be assembled on Sunday after church.

Supplies needed are as follows: four scouring pads; seven sponges, including one large one scrub brush; 18 reusable cleaning towels (e.g. Easy Wipes); one 50 ounce or two 25 ounce bottle(s) of liquid laundry detergent; one 16 to 28 ounce. bottle of liquid disinfectant dish soap; one 12 to 16 ounce bottle of household cleaner that can be mixed with water (no spray bottles); one package of 48 to 50 clothespins; clothesline, two 50 feet or one 100 feet; five dust masks; two pairs nonsurgical latex gloves; one pair work gloves, cotton with leather palm or all leather; 24 to 28 heavy duty or contractor-type 30 to 45 gallon trash bags on a roll and removed from carton; and one 6 to 9 ounce bottle of nonaerosol insect repellent.

All cleaning items must be new; all liquid items must be capped and securely tightened. All of these supplies will be packed into buckets donated by Ring’s End. Each bucket contains $75 of supplies and costs $3 to ship. Monetary donations will also be accepted. Make the check out to WCC and put “Clean up Bucket” in the memo section.

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