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October 7, 2004
Home Depot no longer accepting donations for hurricane relief
  
Home Depot is no longer accepting donations for the devastated countries in the
Caribbean that have been affected by recent hurricanes. Toronto residents are
still encouraged to donate items at the following locations:
· Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Dr.
· Etobicoke Civic Centre, 399 The West Mall
· North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge St.
· York Civic Centre, 2700 Eglinton Ave. W.
· East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave.
· Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.
· Metro Hall, 55 John St.

People can donate the following:
· Non-perishable food items
· Bottled water, water containers
· Baby supplies: diapers, formula, etc.
· Medical supplies (over the counter) such as Aspirin and Tylenol
· Lanterns, flashlights, batteries
· Sheets, pillows, pillowcases, beds/cots
· Tarpaulin, plastic sheeting, tents.

Note: Donations of clothing are no longer being accepted.

People can also help by donating cash to the Canadian Red Cross. Those wishing
to make a financial donation can call 1-800-418-1111. See www.redcross.ca for
more information.

For more information and a list of international aid links, visit the City's
Web site at http://www.toronto.ca/tocares.

Media contact:
Geoffrey Chambers, Office of Councillor Bas Balkissoon (Ward 41 Scarborough
Rouge River), 416-392-7924



 

 

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