Local businesses donate to HCSO effort

Published on: September 11, 2019


Observer News, M&M Printing give to HCSO hurricane relief project

The staff at The Observer News and M&M Printing collected supplies to donate to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office hurricane donation supply drive for victims affected by Hurricane Dorian. Jay and Tina Daly with Ruskin House of Shepherds donated pallets to be used for the donations to be shipped on. HCSO is accepting donations through Friday, Sept. 13, at all five of its district offices and both Orient Road and Falkenburg Road Jails.
Hillsborough County residents are encouraged to drop off supplies, ranging from food and water to first aid items. HCSO will not be accepting clothing or monetary donations.
The following supplies will be accepted
– Water
– Canned goods/non-perishable foods
– Can openers
– Disposable plates and eating utensils
– Baby formula
– Baby wipes
– Diapers
– Personal hygiene kits/feminine products
– Sunscreen
– Mosquito repellent
– Flashlights
– Batteries
– Small generators
– Portable radios (battery or crank)
– Chain saws
– Shovels
– First aid items
– Cleaning items
– Tarpaulins
– Solar-powered chargers
– Shipping pallets
Donations can be dropped off in the front lobby at the following locations:
• District I Office: 14102 N. 20th St., Tampa, FL 33613
• District II Office: 2310 Falkenburg Road, Tampa, FL 33619
• District III Office: 7202 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33625
• District IV Office: 508 33rd St. SE, Ruskin, FL 33570
• District V Office: 10128 Windhorst Road, Tampa, FL 33619