Hurricane Relief. Auburn Helps our Gulf Coast neighbors. Background image is collage of hurricane radar photo and flooded street photo with interlocking AU logo and map outline of southern states

The Auburn University Office of Public Service is partnering with the East Alabama Medical Center to collect needed supplies for those impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael.

From October 15-19, you may drop off items in the lobby of O.D. Smith Hall.

  • Donate to Relief Efforts
    Financial contributions are the most efficient and effective way to help victims of Hurricane Florence. The Auburn family is encouraged to donate financially to trusted, reputable, voluntary or charitable organizations. Cash donations give relief agencies and organizations the most flexibility to address urgently developing needs. Among the relief agencies already responding to these disasters:
    • The Salvation Army
      • Donate online
      • Donate by phone: Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY
      • Donate by mail: The Salvation Army - Disaster Relief, P.O. BOX 1959, Atlanta, GA 30301
    • American Red Cross
      • Donate online
      • Donate by phone: Call 1-800-HELP NOW to donate
      • Donate by mail: American Red Cross, PO Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839

  • Supplies Needed
    • New items only No clothing, please!
    • 32-64 oz. Liquid laundry detergent
    • 16 – 40 oz. Liquid concentrate household cleaner i.e. Fabuloso (no spray cleaners)
    • 16 – 34 oz. dishwashing liquid
    • 4 -6 oz. can of pump spray air freshener
    • 10 – 20 ct. packs of insect repellant wipes
    • Scrub brush with or without handle
    • Reusable cleaning cloths (Clorox wipes, scotch brite; no paper towels)
    • Scouring pad sponges (no brillo pads)
    • 36 -50 pack of wooden or plastic clothes pins
    • 50 -100 feet cotton or plastic clothes line
    • Heavy duty trash bags; 33 – 45 gallon bags (24 count)
    • Heavy duty kitchen gloves, any size
    • Work gloves, cotton, with leather palm or all leather
    • 5-gallon round buckets with re-sealable lids
    • Pet food/Cat Litter
    • Diapers
    • Bleach, gallon size

Office of Public Service

Division of University Outreach

Last Updated: October 11, 2018