by Debra Schell Press And Journal Staff : 9/12/2011
An abundance of clothing, personal care items, cleaning supplies, school supplies and food is available to Middletown flood victims through Friday, Sept. 16 at the Main St. Gym, according to Earl Bright, the school’s principal.
The school will be open until 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12; from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13; and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 through Friday.
The school will be accepting donations throughout the week and will also allow people to pick up any supplies starting Monday.
“There is no limit on the quantities we are handing out,” Bright said. “We just want to make sure that we can provide everyone in need with supplies.”
The school is not accepting large items like refrigerators because there isn’t enough room, he said.
Food was also provided for residents at the Main Street Gym on West Main Street in Middletown at lunchtime on Monday.
Volunteers held signs on the corner of Main and Union streets inviting residents to the free lunch, which included
pasta, bread and water.