RALEIGH The Carolina Hurricanes announced Tuesday that the hockey team, along with the PNC Arena, will hold a Hurricane Matthew Relief Drive on Wednesday, Oct. 12, through Thursday, Oct. 13. Items collected will be delivered to Robeson County on Friday, Oct. 14, for use in the relief process.Fans wishing to contribute items may do so from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday at PNC Arena in Raleigh. Collections will be taken at the arena’s VIP Entrance, adjacent to the box office.Items needed for relief include: Water Ready-to-eat foods (i.e., granola bars, bread, peanut butter) Paper goods Diapers Baby wipes Children’s clothing Warm clothes (sweatpants and jackets)Gov. Pat McCrory also activated the N.C. Relief Fund that will be taking donations. According to information released by the governor’s office, people or organizations that want to donate funds to the relief fund can visit NCDisasterRelief.org or mail checks payable to “North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund” to:North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund Office of the Governor 20312 Mail Service Center Raleigh, N.C. 27699-0312 The NC Disaster Relief Fund only accepts financial contributions, and will not accept food or clothing. Opportunities to volunteer can be found here.The NC Disaster Relief Fund financially supports long-term recovery efforts performed by groups recognized by the North Carolina Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NCVOAD). The fund provides grants which can be used by member organizations to purchase building materials needed to clean, repair and/or build homes that have been damaged and/or destroyed by Hurricane Matthew.
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