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South Florida voluntary bars collecting Hurricane Ian relief supplies for Lee County

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Broward County Bar Assn.The Broward County Bar Association, ABOTA Ft. Lauderdale, and other South Florida voluntary bar associations are collecting relief supplies for Hurricane Ian victims in Lee County.

“The devastation in Lee County is overwhelming,” the groups said in a statement. “The folks there need our help.”

Donations will be accepted Monday and Tuesday at the Broward County Bar Association, 1051 Southeast 3rd Ave., Ft. Lauderdale.

Organizers are requesting donations that include first aid kits, batteries, flashlights, water, battery operated and crank-up radios, canned goods, air mattresses and blankets, household cleaning supplies, trash bags, gloves, buckets, mops and detergent, toilet paper, paper towels, mosquito repellent and sunscreen, solar lanterns and lamps, and non-perishable food items such as crackers, cereal, peanut butter, jelly, powdered milk, pancake mix, granola bars, rice, sugar, and juice boxes.

Organizers are also requesting toys for children, including crayons, coloring books, art sets, and battery powered toys.

“Wednesday morning at 10 a.m., help will be needed to load the truck,” the statement said.

The BCBA is coordinating with the Salvation Army, Lee County, and will deliver the truck filled with supplies to the Salvation Army, organizers said.

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