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Several organization have stepped to help the victims’ of Hurricane Florence during this time of need. Below you will find a number of places where you can donate money, food or your time. Plus there are some helpful links for those who are still recovering from the storm.
Supply Pick-Up and Drop-Off Locations
Donation and distribution centers for citizens impacted by Florence have been established at the following locations in Carteret County. Clothing will not be accepted. For information, call 252-222-5841.
Glad Tidings Church
4621 Country Club Rd
Morehead City, NC 28557 B
Open Thursday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Ann Street Methodist Church
417 Ann St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
Open Monday- Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m
Open Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
First United Methodist Church
900 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
Open Thursday (9/20) from noon – 6:00 p.m.
(Accepting Donations Only)
Open Friday (9/21) from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Points of Distribution sites for those impacted in Craven County are located at the following locations:
Annunciation Catholic Parish, 246 E. Main Street, Havelock, North Carolina.
Tabernacle Baptist Church, 616 Broad Street, New Bern, North Carolina.
Old Family Dollar store, 280 NC Hwy 43 in Vanceboro, North Carolina.
Godette Head Start Center, 125 Old Godette School Road, Havelock, North Carolina.
For more information on Points of Distribution in the county, call Craven County Emergency Management at 252-636-6608.
Palletized donations or large quantity donations can be delivered to the Central Receiving and Distribution Point, located at the Amital Warehouse and Storage facility on 197 Bosch Boulevard.
Clothing is not being accepted at this site.
To schedule a drop-off, call the Emergency Operations Center at 252-636-6608.
Smaller quantities can be donated at the following locations:
Religious Community Services (RCS) located at 919 George Street in New Bern.
Salvation Army located at 1402 Rhem Avenue in New Bern.
For more details, including a list of requested items, click here.
If you would like to donate or provide service, or if you are in need of water, tarps or ready-to-eat meals, call the Hyde County Emergency Operations Center at 252.926.3715.
Jones County residents can get food at the following locations. They are open for lunch at 1 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m.
Comfort Volunteer Fire Department
Hargett’s Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department
Phillips Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department
Maysville Volunteer Fire Department
Pollocksville Volunteer Fire Department
Brock Motor Co. Inc. in Trenton
The Point of Distribution (POD) at South Lenoir High School, 3355 Old Hwy 11, Deep Run, is open to the public. It will be open daily from 8:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. daily. The POD has bottled water and Meals Ready to Eat (MREs) for county residents, free of charge.
The United Way of Onslow County is compiling a list of those who would like to help volunteer and is also taking monetary donations. For more, click here.
Points of Distribution are open at the following fire departments, as well as the Mesic Town Hall:
They are open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. as needed.
In Pitt County, you can drop off items at the following locations. Please go to the organization closest to you, and please call the number listed BEFORE dropping off donations.
VERIFIED DONATION LOCATIONS IN PITT ARE:
Churches Outreach Network
1713 Albemarle Avenue
Greenville, NC 27834
Contact: Rev. Dr. Rodney Coles, Sr. 252-717-9600
Hours: Mon-Fri- 9am-3pm
Holly Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church
755 Porter Road
Greenville, NC 27834
Contact: Bishop Tripp 252-531-2993
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-12pm-
Antioch Church Ministries
2659 Railroad Street
Bell Arthur, NC 27811
Contact:Bishop Lewis 252-327-2339
Hours: mon-Fri 9am-12pm
New Wynn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
191 Package Craft Road
Bethel, NC 27812
Contact: Pastor James Lindsey 252-236-5763
Hours: Call Pastor Lindsey to Schedule time
Annoited One Ministries
7271 N. Edge Road
Ayden, NC 28513
Contact: Judy Hart 252-746-2722
Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Written By: Fantasia Harvey