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Gleaning for the World Collecting Typhoon Relief Supplies

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Update 11/19/13

Thanks to the overwhelming support from people across the commonwealth, Gleaning For The World is extending its supply drives for those in the Philippines impacted by the typhoon.

They'll now be collecting donations on from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Kroger on Route 221 in Forest and at Sam's Club on Wards Road in Lynchburg.

So far, Gleaning For The World says communities across Virginia have donated more than 20,000 pounds of emergency supplies.

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You can help the victims of the Philippines typhoon.

Gleaning for the World will collect donations Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Sam's Club on Wards Road in Lynchburg and at Word of Truth Ministries at 643 Peters Creek Road in Roanoke between noon and 5 p.m.

Items needed include:

  • Rice
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Baby supplies (powdered formula, diapers)
  • Personal hygiene products
  • Powdered milk
  • Cough, cold and fever-reducing medicine
  • Canned meat
  • Towels and washcloths