Hirsch Gift continues to receive a tremendous outpouring of support for our area in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Thank you to everyone that has already contributed and to all of our volunteers for helping us to organize and distribute items.
We are updating our requested items list to reflect the items that area shelters are requesting and the items most needed:
- Trash Bags
- Respirator Masks
- Rubber Gloves
- Work Gloves (for handling heavy duty materials)
- Liquid Houshold Cleaners (especially Mold Control and other mold and mildew stain removers)
- Laundry Detergent
- Air Freshener
- 5-Gallon Buckets
- Brooms and Mops
- Student Backpacks
- Glue Sticks
- Preschool Games
FIRST AID ITEMS
- Bandages and Band-aids
- OTC Pain Medicine: Tylenol / Aleve / Advil
- Shampoo / Conditioner
- Toothbrushes / Toothpaste
- Shaving Cream and Razors for men and women
- NEW Undergarments
- Baby Bottles and Extra Nipples
- Baby Wipes
- Ziploc Bags
Please no more clothing donations. Shelters are currently turning away clothing donations, with the only exception being undergarments.
When shipping these items to Hirsch Gift. please clearly label the box “Harvey Relief and include 2 packing list of the items – 1 taped to the box and another inside the box.
We are asking that donations be received by Friday, September 8th.
In lieu of physical donations, you may make a donation directly to:
American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey Relief at: http://rdcrss.org/2iMxQvg
AmeriCares at: http://bit.ly/2eHzWbi
Houston Food Bank at: http://www.houstonfoodbank.org
We continue to be amazed by the tremendous outpouring of support from this industry. Thank you.