Here’s a quick look at where around Asheville you can make donations in support of those suffering in Puerto Rico, which was devastated by Hurricane Irma:

-Highland Brewery will be collecting donations on Friday and Saturday. The event is called Operation Puerto Rico Strong. Donations will be accepted from 5-8 p.m. on Friday and from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Also, for every Gaelic Ale purchased, Highland will donate $1 to the no-kill animal shelter Save a Sato.

-Echo Mountain Recording Studios will be accepting donations on Thursday and Friday and will deliver them to Highland Brewing on Saturday.

List of needed items:

Baby Food/Formula
Baby Wipes
Feminine Products
Personal Hygiene Products
Over the Counter Medication
Bug Repellent
Hand Sanitizer
Disinfectant Wipes
Trash Bags
Bottled Water
First Aid Supplies
Non-Perishable/Canned Food
*No Clothing Please*

If you know other other relief drives, please leave a comment or send me a note. Please help if you can.


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