LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Contained in the ARH donation website in Lexington are piles and stacks of clothes and bedding. Lots of these used objects received’t be accepted by the shelters in japanese Kentucky.
“There’s so many different wants. There’s drywall, insulation, that so many individuals have been donating to us, which could be very useful. And even kitchen objects, towels. These are the little issues that you simply may not assume that might be simply as essential as clothes,” mentioned Lee Ann McIntyre, the assistant vice chairman of ARH.
McIntyre mentioned although the donation drives have began to decelerate, they nonetheless are in want of many various objects.
As an alternative of bringing clothes or bedding to any ARH location once you come to donate, they’re asking that you simply donate cleansing provides or another obligatory objects, and you’ll depart them in a bin.
The objects sitting within ARH don’t have a spot to go. McIntyre is a flood sufferer herself and says she was grateful for all of the donations, however now she has to start out rebuilding.
“Clothes is one thing my household doesn’t want as a lot now as a result of we had so many individuals bless us to start with and actually we’re simply working out of room,” McIntyre mentioned.
She mentioned the shortage of storage makes it laborious for households to seek out area for additional clothes.
And in the event you don’t have the means to donate, she says they’re all the time on the lookout for extra volunteers.
“The extra folks, the extra palms that we have now, it makes the method somewhat smoother,” McIntyre mentioned.
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