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Lexington Police accepting donations for flood victims

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LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) -

The Lexington Police Department is collecting donations this week to help residents in Nichols, SC recover from flooding from Hurricane Matthew.

Through October 20, the police department will be accepting donations at Lowes and Walmart. People can drop off donations between noon and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. 

  • October 19, 2016 – Walmart – 5556 Sunset Blvd., Lexington, SC
  • October 20, 2016 – Lowes – 5412 Sunset Blvd., Lexington, SC

On Friday, items donated to the Fill the MRAP collection will be taken to the Nichols Police Department Mobile Command Center to be distributed to people who need them. 

Mobile Users: tap here to see photos taken over Marion County. 

Donations also will be accepted at the Lexington Police Department headquarters on Maiden Lane in Lexington during normal business hours.

Accepted items:

- Heavy Duty Face Masks                                                - Thick Work Gloves

- Gatorade                                                                       - Bottled Water       

- Gift Cards – Walmart/Home Depot/Lowes/Visa                 - Cleaning Supplies

- Laundry Detergent                                                          - Rags/Old Towels

- Trash Bags/Grocery Bags                                               - Tissue Paper

- Moving Boxes                                                                - Plastic Storage Bins

- Unworn Socks/Underwear/Undershirts                              - Cereal Bars

- Pillows                                                                           - Work Goggles

- 36 Inch Crowbars                                                            - Heavyweight Hammers

- Diapers                                                                          - Baby Wipes

- Mops                                                                             - Buckets

- Brooms                                                                          - Paper Towels

- Personal Hygiene Items                                                 - First Aid Items

- Hand Sanitizer

An estimated 200 people were forced out of their homes due to flooding in Nichols.

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