GFTW Collecting Supplies For Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief

Photo: Gleaning For The World

As residents in rural eastern Kentucky wait for flood waters to recede, Gleaning For The World is stepping into action to help by collecting disaster relief supplies later this week in front of Sam's Club on Wards Rd in Lynchburg.

On Thursday, August 4 and Friday, August 5, GFTW representatives will be outside Sam's Club from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm collecting cleaning supplies and personal hygiene products to help residents in Eastern Kentucky affected by last week's flooding.

GFTW is asking the public to donate brand new, unused, unopened items:

  • nonperishable foods
  • paper kitchen products
  • toilet paper
  • paper towels
  • personal hygiene items
  • adult diapers
  • feminine care products
  • baby care items and diapers
  • cleaning products
  • gloves
  • trash bags
  • pet food and pet supplies

The public is also invited to drop off monetary donations via cash or check during the collection times at Sam's Club.

You may also give a financial donation online at or by sending a check to GFTW, PO Box 645 Concord, VA 24538.

Supply donations and financial donations may also be dropped off Monday through Friday, 9am until 5pm each day at the GFTW warehouse at 7539 Stage Road, Concord, VA.

Learn more about Gleaning’s Kentucky Flood Relief at

You can also call Gleaning For The World at 434-993-3600 to donate over the phone or to inquire about ways to help.

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