Emerald Isle Company Spearheads Donation Campaign to Help Ida Victims | New

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EMERALD ISLAND – TransImpact, an Emerald Isle-based shipping expense management company, is seeking donations to help victims of catastrophic flooding and wind damage in the Houma, Louisiana area.

Organizers, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Swansboro and Saia LTL Freight, are asking for donations to help those still struggling with the impacts of Ida, which made landfall with 150mph winds and torrential rain in Louisiana August 29.

Donations can be dropped off on different days and at different times from Saturday to Monday, October 4 at the Swansboro Rotary Civic Center at 1104 State Road 1447 in Swansboro and at TransImpact at 8921 Crew Drive, just off Hwy 58, in Emerald Isle .

The effort is part of TransImpact’s IMPACT1 program.

According to the company’s website, “Our commitment is to provide 1% of the company’s profits to charitable organizations, 1% of employee time through volunteer efforts, and 1% goodwill service each. year. “

Items needed include anything that can kill mold, cleaning supplies, non-perishable foods, snacks, paper plates, garden or home insect repellants, disposable utensils and cups, diapers, wet wipes, formula, contractors’ garbage bags, toilet paper, hygiene items such as deodorant and feminine products, Aleve and Advil, shampoo, soap, work gloves, tarpaulins, masks, underwear and socks new.

At the Swansboro Rotary Civic Center, filing hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday noon to 6 p.m., Saturday, October 2, 8 a.m. to noon, and Monday, October 4, 8 a.m. to noon.

At TransImpact, donations will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays during the period.

If you want to make a monetary contribution, send via PayPal to Danielle.eubank@yahoo.com

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