How to Donate to Fire Fighters and Families Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Radnor Fire Company is continuing its collection efforts during the holiday season.

WAYNE, PA - The Radnor Fire Company is continuing its partnership with the Friends of Firefighters, Inc. (FoF) as a drop-off site for donations. These donations will assist firefighters, their families and citizens as they recover from this disaster.

The deadline to donate for this period will be December 13 at 9 a.m.

All items are to be dropped off at the Radnor Fire Company located at 121 S. Wayne Ave., Wayne, PA 19087. The fire station is located one block off of Lancaster Ave. across the street from the Wayne Post Office.

For community members who would like to donate items, the following are needed:

  1. Unused plain cardboard boxes, clear heavy duty shopping bags, storage bins
  2. 1 - 2 gallon Ziploc bags
  3. Flat hand trucks and carts
  4. Oscillating fans
  5. Fans
  6. Dehumidifiers
  7. Generators
  8. Sump pumps
  9. Electrical outlets
  10. Insulation
  11. Heavy duty screw guns
  12. Heaters
  13. Boilers
  14. Gas
  15. Extension cords
  16. Contractor bags
  17. School supplies
  18. NEW socks and underwear
  19. Crayons and coloring books
  20. New baby’s clothing (clothes size 1-2)
  21. Heavy duty clothing racks & hangers
  22. Hot pocket warmers
  23. Dust masks
  24. Work gloves
  25. Tools
  26. Stove
  27. Coffee Maker
  28. Fridge
  29. Dishwasher
  30. 50 gallon water heater
  31. Radiant heat unit
  32. Kitchen utensils
  33. Pots and pans
  34. Sterno set up
  35. Blender
  36. Handmixer
  37. Food processor
  38. Ice machine
  39. Chafing dishes
  40. Metal trays
  41. Disposable aluminum trays
  42. Plastic wrap
  43. Tin foil
  44. Spice rack
  45. Portable butane grill
  46. Measuring cups
  47. Cutting boards
  48. Ladles
  49. Hand strainer
  50. Cooler
  51. Serving dishes
  52. Tools
  53. Stereo
  54. Bathroom storage cabinet
  55. Shelving

With the holiday season fast approaching, the FoF is also looking for toys to be donated for children affected by this disaster. These items can also be dropped off at the Radnor Fire Company.

To donate directly to the Friends of Firefighters, Inc. you can visit www.friendsoffirefighters.org and utilize the PayPal option. Donations can also be mailed to: 199 Van Brunt Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231.

All donations to Friends of Firefighters, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.


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