WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News, Weather & Sports

Motorcycle Groups Collecting Items for Tornado Victims

By: news Email
By: news Email

June 14, 2013

Two local biker clubs have come together to help the victims of the Oklahoma tornado, and you can help.

The Minutemen Motorcycle Club and the Brothers in Christ Motorcycle Ministry are collecting supplies to take to Oklahoma.

They are collecting items such as soap, canned goods, coloring books for kids. They also are accepting cash donations.

Their goal is to fill a 48 foot tractor trailer. they are about a third of the way there.

"It feels great coming in. We filled a trailer up last week at Sam's Club and it's just awesome the way people are helping out," said Bill Beahn, the Minutemen Motorcycle Club Treasurer.

If you would like to help, you can drop off items at the Walmart in Ruckersville on Saturday, June 15, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Here is a full list of items the groups would like to collect:
- hand sanitizer
- canned goods
- Gatorade / Powerade
- individually wrapped snacks
- non-perishable food items
- baby food
- diapers
- formula
- baby wipes
- baby motrin
- ibuprofen
- sunscreen
- insect spray
- flash lights
- first aid supplies (band aids, ointment)
- ladies' personal items
- toiletries: soap, razors, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, shampoo
- dog and cat food
- paper towels
- school supplies
- work gloves
- rakes
- brooms
- shovels
- buckets
- gallon-size storage bags
- trash bags
- flashlights
- batteries
- blankets
- pillows
- hand towels


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
     
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
     
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.

 

powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 211656171