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Opelousas Police Department collecting supplies for those affected by Hurricane Laura

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Posted at 7:56 AM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 08:56:08-04

The Opelousas Police Department will hold a hurricane relief supply drive for those in Lake Charles and the surrounding areas affected by Laura.

The department says that items can be dropped off at the Opelousas Police Department on N Court St in Opelousas from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm over the next several days.

A list of items requested for donation was shared to the department's Facebook page on Sunday, August 30. See those items below.

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Mops & Brooms
  • Trash Bags
  • Toiletries
  • Bleach
  • Gloves
  • Mosquito Repellent
  • Buckets
  • Rags
  • Scrub Brushes
  • Personal Hygiene Products
  • Bath towels & wash rags
  • Shampoo- Soap
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Handi wipes Or reusable wipes
  • Paper masks- Laundry detergent
  • Diapers and Formula
  • Stuffed animals
  • Nonperishable food items
  • dog and cat food
  • pet kennels of all sizes
  • dog/cat leashes
  • batteries
  • rubber boots
  • bottled water
  • flash lights
  • undergarments
  • colors and coloring books

For more information on the relief drive, contact the Opelousas Police Department at (337) 948-2500.

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