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Have extra food or medical supplies? Southeast hosting drives March 27, 30

Donors can bring any medical supplies or non-perishable foods to seven campuses to be donated to local providers facing shortages.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Southeast Christian Church will host a supplies and food drive Friday, March 27 and 30 for food banks and health care providers facing shortages.

The drives will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southeast's Blankenbaker, Indiana, Crestwood, Southwest, La Grange, Elizabethtown and River Valley campuses.

Donors can drive up to the front door of each campus and pop open their trunk for volunteers to grab donations. Volunteers will wear gloves and place a donation receipt inside.

Items needed include:

  • Masks
  • Disposable gloves in any size
  • Alcohol (70%)
  • Surgical gowns and foot covers
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Face shields
  • Canned meat
  • Pasta or pasta sauce
  • Rice
  • Dry breakfast foods
  • Canned vegetables or fruit
  • Peanut butter
  • Any non-perishable foods

Southeast asked that anyone who is exhibiting symptoms or living with someone exhibiting symptoms not donate.

The church said it has worked with community leaders to find local hospitals, clinics or area food banks in need. For more information, or addresses of each campus, visit Southeast's COVID-19 webpage.

The Center for Lay Ministries in Jeffersonville has also changed to a drive-thru option to continue to serve people throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

Jefferson County Public Schools has also donated thousands of personal protection equipment to local health care providers previously used during the H1N1 epidemic.

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