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Drop Off Site For Disaster Relief Donations Opens In Arkoma

ARKOMA, Okla. (KFSM) — Those looking to donate items to flood victims can now do so in Arkoma. The Town of Arkoma Emergency Management along with the First Bapt...
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ARKOMA, Okla. (KFSM) — Those looking to donate items to flood victims can now do so in Arkoma.

The Town of Arkoma Emergency Management along with the First Baptist Church of Arkoma has opened a donation drop off center at the First Baptist Church located at 200 Sicard Avenue.

Flood relief donations can be dropped off Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Arkoma Emergency Management will give updates on additional time on its Facebook page.

General items that are needed include:

Clothing

  • New is preferred, but lightly used clothing in good condition can be accepted
  • New socks and underwear

Food items

  • Non-perishable canned or dried food
  • Hand-operated can openers

Personal care items

  • Bar soap
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Feminine care products

Cleaning supplies

  • Bleach
  • Dish soap
  • Cleaning rags
  • Detergent
  • Disinfectant
  • Mops
  • Brooms
  • Plastic Buckets
  • Scrub brushes

Baby products

  • Diapers
  • Wets wipes
  • Diaper disposal bags
  • Baby care products
  • Baby powder
  • Baby shampoo
  • New baby blankets
  • (No formula please)

Bedding items (NEW)

  • Blankets
  • Sleeping bags

Linens

  • Towels
  • Washcloths

Cleanup and rebuilding supplies

  • Plastic tarps
  • Large plastic totes
  • Boxes
  • Work gloves
  • Dust masks
  • Shovels
  • Rakes