MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The WVU football team will be collecting donations for the victims of the horrific floods that sent 44 West Virginia counties into a state of emergency on Thursday.
Head football coach Dana Holgorsen announced via Twitter that a truck provided by Central Van & Stg. will be located in the Milan Puskar Stadium parking lot from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 25 to collect water and other necessities.
In addition, WVU has set up multiple donation locations throughout the Morgantown area. There will be four drop off locations (WVU Coliseum, Kroger at Suncrest Town Centre, and Little General Store locations on Van Voorhis Road and Willey Street in Morgantown) available on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m and Monday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dollars for Disaster Donation Jars will be located in the Mountainlair at the WVU Center for Service & Learning table at New Student Orientation from 2-4 p.m.
Monetary donations can also be made to the American Red Cross – West Virginia Region by visiting www.redcross.org/local/westvirginia or by visiting the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster website at www.wvvoad.communityos.org.
WVU released a list of high priority items which include: water, canned baby formula, diapers, baby wipes, cleaning supplies (especially bleach and work gloves), toilet paper, feminine hygiene items, shampoo, toothpaste and toothbrush, batteries, puzzles, books, coloring books, and gas cards to help with donation delivering expenses.
Thoughts and prayers go out to all of those affected.
Cover Image Courtesey: @wvusports/Twitter