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Ingles partners with Hearts with Hands for Hurricane Dorian relief

PRESS RELEASE: Ingles Markets has partnered with Asheville, NC-based relief organization Hearts with Hands to provide support in their Hurricane Dorian relief efforts. Even as the storm’s impact and path remain uncertain Ingles has already pledged support in the form of supplies and ice at the ready, helping Hearts with Hands respond where the need is greatest faster.

Ingles has also partnered with IHeart Radio Station WWNC to spearhead an On-Air Relief Drive on Tuesday, September 3. Morning Show host Mark Starling will lead the radiothon in the shared effort between Ingles and I Heart Radio. Listeners will have the opportunity to donate at any WNC store with bins placed beginning Monday, September 2nd. Non-perishable food items, cleaning supplies and monetary donations will be accepted.

Ingles Markets along with iHeart Radio Asheville with Hearts with Hands are working to collect supplies and monetary donations to help those effected by the storm as soon as it is safe to get into those areas.

Financial Contributions – Donate online at www.heartswithhands.org

FOOD– (Non-perishable Items) Pull -Tab Can Goods (Soup, Vegetables, Meat) Breakfast (Dry Cereal, Pop Tarts, Granola Bars) Peanut Butter 100% Fruit Juice (20 oz or smaller) Sports Drinks (20 oz or smaller) Individual Snacks (Crackers, Rice Krispies) Individual Fruit (Fruit Cup, Applesauce) Water (Bottled, Gallon)

CLEANING SUPPLIES– Bleach Disinfectant Mops Buckets Rubber / Plastic Gloves Sponges Brooms Trash Bags (Kitchen, Large Heavy Duty)

BABY SUPPLIES– Diapers (All Sizes) Baby Wipes Baby Formula Baby Food (No glass)

HYGIENE KITS– Towels Wash Cloths Razor Shaving Cream (Travel) Body Wash (Travel or Regular) Bar Soap Shampoo (Travel or Regular) Feminine Products Toothbrush Toothpaste Mouthwash Hand Sanitizer Hand Soap Deodorant

MEDICAL SUPPLIES– Non-Prescription Drugs Band-Aids Medical Tape Ointments Disinfectant Spray Eye Drops Chapstick Sunscreen Bug Spray

BEDDING– Blankets Sheets Pillows Sleeping Bags Cots

CLOTHING– Underwear (All Sizes) Socks (All Sizes)

PAPER SUPPLIES– Plates Bowls Cups Paper Towels Toilet Paper Pre-Wrapped Flatware Plastic Bags (Storage, Gallon)

PET SUPPLIES– Dry Food Canned Food

New and unopened items only.