Campbell donates 61 boxes of cleaning supplies to community hit by Hurricane Matthew

Update Nov. 9, 2016

BUIES CREEK, North Carolina — The Campbell University community has donated 1,742.5 pounds of cleaning supplies to Red Springs, one of the towns in Robeson County, North Carolina, that Hurricane Matthew hit hard last month.

The Office of Spiritual Life coordinated the campus’s relief efforts in partnership with the N.C. Baptists on Mission. They collected cleaning supplies for several weeks on campus, including collecting supplies at the Homecoming football game held Saturday, Oct. 22.

Facilities Management provided the box truck and a driver to deliver the 61 boxes of the donated cleaning supplies to Red Springs Wednesday, Nov. 9.

Oct. 12, 2016

BUIES CREEK, North Carolina – In partnership with the N.C. Baptists on Mission, Campbell University is gathering supplies to donate to local and regional residents affected by historical flooding due to Hurricane Matthew.

Collection bins will be located across campus through Friday, Oct. 21, and at the Campbell Alumni Association’s “Alumni Village” tents during Campbell’s Homecoming festivities on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Items requested include:

  • All-purpose cleaners
  • Bleach
  • Dish soap
  • Scrub brushes
  • Sponges
  • Scouring pads
  • Heavy-duty trash bags
  • Handi wipes or paper towels
  • Dust masks
  • Work gloves
  • Rubber gloves
  • Mops
  • Brooms

More information about the response through the N.C. Baptists on Mission can be found at their website