October 17, 2016
If you want to help Hurricane Matthew victims on Hatteras
If you want to help Hurricane Matthew
victims on Hatteras
Several different groups are involved
in meeting the needs of Hurricane Matthew's victims.
Some of them include:
Cape Hatteras United Methodist Men.
This group runs a food pantry at Buxton United Methodist Men and also
has an emergency assistance program for islanders. Checks should be
written to United Methodist Men and mailed to Cape Hatteras United
Methodist Men, P.O Box 1591, Buxton, NC 27920.
Hatteras Volunteer Fire Department
Ladies' Auxiliary. Send to P.O. Box 164, Hatteras, NC 27943.
Write "Hurricane Relief" on the memo line.
Pastor's Discretionary Fund.
Send to Hatteras United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 310, Hatteras,
N.C. 27943 with Hurricane Relief in the memo line.
The Outer Banks Community Foundation
is coordinating monetary donations for Hatteras Island and other
parts of Dare County. Donations can be made online at
or mailed to the Outer Banks Community Foundation, 13 Skyline Road,
Southern Shores, NC 27949. Enter Disaster Relief in the memo line.
The Really, Really Free Market.
This group is set up, under the direction of Jenn Augustson. There is
one market at the Hatteras Community Building, behind the library. A
second one is set to open on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the 318 Skate Park
on Highway 12 in Frisco.
According to Augustson, the market is
open to anyone who was affected by Hurricane Matthew and everything
is indeed free.
Anyone who wants to donate items can
drop them off at the market.
Both markets are scheduled to be open
from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily, subject to the availability of
The current most
needed and/ or requested items include:
totes with lids and permanent markers
Packaging Tape and Duct Tape
Toasters or Toaster ovens
Underwear -- all sizes
Razors (especially men's)
Sheets/Blankets (new or gently used)
Food/Cat Food/Kitty Litter
Dog and Cat Flea/Tick/Heartworm
Diapers, Wipes, Formula, Baby Items (shampoo, soap) -
The market also
Trash cans, laundry baskets
New women's and children's Socks, and men's large
W95 or tc-21c particle respirator
Rubber boots-knee high, sizes
All clothing donations can be sent to
the Buxton United Methodist Church for their bake sale/clothing drive
(coordinated by Jodie Midgett) for this Saturday, Oct. 22, from 8
a.m. until 3 p.m.
If you want to volunteer at any market,
sign up here:
Hatteras Community Building
Also, there is an Amazon wish list for
out of town folks to purchase
Find us on
crews still needed.
• Clean up
crews needed for Hatteras- report to Hatteras Fire Department to
• Clean up
crews needed for Frisco- report to Frisco Fire Department to offer
laundry mission-- need folks willing to wash and dry laundry. Call
Marta Martinez 252-216-6436
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