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UL athletics to collect supplies for Hurricane Florence victims

Posted at 12:46 PM, Sep 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-19 13:46:26-04

The UL Lafayette Athletics Department will be collecting supplies this week to send to those affected by Hurricane Florence.

Supplies will be collected two days this week at Cajun Field before Saturday’s game against Coastal Carolina. Coastal Carolina University is located about 80 miles to the Southwest of Wilmington, North Carolina where Hurricane Florence made landfall on Friday, September 14. The collected supplies will be heading to the area with the team after Saturday’s game.

Those interested in helping out can drop off supplies on Friday, September 21,  from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Gate 2 located off of Bertrand Drive. On Saturday, September 22, drop-offs can be made at Gates 1, 2, 3, and 4 from 3:00 pm until 6:00 pm.

The home game between the Ragin Cajuns and Coastal Carolina kicks off at 6:00 pm.

The following supplies are recommended for drop off:

Bottled Water
Non-perishable food items
paper products
cleaning supplies

UL Lafayette Athletics will collect supplies for those affected by Hurricane Florence on Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22 Courtesy UL Lafayette / Twitter