Harvey, Irma hurricane relief: Donate at Hanna House

The office of community engagement and service in Hanna House is currently serving as a drop-off point for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma donations of the following items only:

  • Nonperishable food: PULL-TOP canned vegetables, fruits, etc.; ready-to-eat dry goods such as nuts, peanut butter, dried fruits, granola, trail mix and jerky; bottled water; and ready-to-eat meals.
  • Personal care products: Antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body wash, deodorant, lotion, etc.
  • Cleaning supplies: Laundry detergent, general cleaners, 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.

All donations will be provided to Matthew 25 Ministries in Cincinnati, which is coordinating the transportation of necessary goods to the areas.

“Donations will be collected on an ongoing basis,” said Christie Zwahlen, director of community engagement and service.

For more information, go to the office’s website.

Some Miami students who serve in the National Guard and Reserve are being called up for duty and deployed to Florida to assist with the Hurricane Irma relief effort.