Due to a forecast of inclement weather Aug. 4, Delco Gives Back, a donation event scheduled tomorrow has been rescheduled to Aug. 11
Donations will be accepted between 5 and 8 p.m. at the Penn State Brandywine Campus at 25 Yearsley Mill Road (Route 352) in Media.
The donation site is a drive-through and contact-less event.
Volunteers will collecting items from vehicles.
Donations will be distributed by members of Delaware County Emergency Services and the Citizen Corps of Delaware County.
The following items are needed:
- Non-perishable food such as canned meats, unsweetened cereal, spices and powdered milk
- Baby items including diapers, wipes and formula
- Pet food and cat litter
- Cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, paper towels and toilet paper
- Disposable and homemade cloth masks
“During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen Delco doing what Delco does best– giving back and helping their fellow neighbors in need,” said Delaware County Council Vice Chairman Dr. Monica Taylor. “Delco Gives Back gives residents an opportunity to safely help their community at a time when we need it the most.”
As a thank you to those who donate, the county will be giving out items including “Delco Strong” car magnets, giveaways from Delaware County Libraries and Wawa.
Residents who would like to make a monetary donation to local food pantries can visit: fcsdc.org/donate.