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Jarrettsville Creamery & Deli collecting items, donations for Harvey victims

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Posted at 12:57 PM, Aug 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-30 13:02:47-04

As devastating pictures and video are surfacing from Hurricane Harvey in Texas, more local companies are stepping up and helping out. 

According to a Jarrettsville Creamery & Deli Facebook event, they were asked by a customer if they could be a drop-off location for non-perishable items to support the people affected by Harvey. 

Without hesitation, the Creamery said yes!

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On Sunday from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. there will be a donation trailer collecting any and all non-perishable items. 

Here are some items that are needed:

  • Baby food
  • Pet food
  • Human canned food
  • Toiletries: tooth paste, toothbrushes, deodorant, and bars of soap
  • Paper plates
  • Plastic knives, spoons, forks, and paper towels

Also, the Creamery will collect any non-perishable item to be delivered to Houston from now until September 12.

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In addition to collecting food, on Thursday September 7, the Creamery is hosting a 'Helping Hands for Harvey Victims' fundraiser. From 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 10 percent of all sales will be donated to relief organizations in Houston. 

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There will also be two donation jars at Jarrettsville Creamery & Deli to cover the out of pock travel costs for the volunteers who are driving to Texas. Any excess money will go to a relief organization.