METRO ASKS COMMUNITY TO ‘STUFF THE BUS’ FOR DAYTON/CELINA AREA TORNADO RELIEF ON JUNE 17

Metro is inviting the community to help our neighbors affected by the recent tornados in the Dayton and Celina area by “Stuffing the Bus” on June 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Government Square Area E, located on 5th Street between Main Street and Walnut Street.
Metro is inviting the community to help our neighbors affected by the recent tornados in the Dayton and Celina area by “Stuffing the Bus” on June 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Government Square Area E, located on 5th Street between Main Street and Walnut Street.

This collection benefits Matthew 25: Ministries and their work with the poorest of the poor and disaster victims.

Items needed:

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, jerkies, ready to eat snacks; bottled water; ready- to-eat meals or 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.

New and gently used clothing:
New underwear and socks in original packaging

Candles and flashlights:
If necessary, please include the appropriate size batteries with any flashlight donation

Clean-up supplies: Protective eyewear, work gloves, masks, shovels, screwdrivers, saws, trash bags, etc.

Any monetary donations may be made online or by mail via check to Matthew 25: Ministries, 11060 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242. One-hundred percent of donated funds designated for Dayton Tornadoes will be used for the purpose intended.

Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 14 million rides per year.
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