Savannah State Collecting Donations for Liberia

Savannah State University’s International Education Center (IEC) has coordinated ‘Operation SHEA’, Sending Humanitarians Education Abroad. Operation SHEA has been put in place to send supplies needed to Liberia, with the help of the Liberian Consulate in Atlanta, to various community centers and schools. Including the African Methodist Episcopal University and the University of Liberia that has two students currently studying at State.

They will be hosting a second collection day to gather items with a community drop-off on Saturday, January 23 from 10-2 p.m. Donations can be dropped off at the main gate on LaRoche Avenue according to a release sent out by Meaghan Gerard.

Items need for donation include:

  • Soap- liquid and bar
  • Baby wipes
  • Diapers
  • Tissue- facial and bathroom
  • Latex gloves
  • Disinfectant wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Shampoo
  • Bug spray
  • Lotion
  • Spray bottles
  • Bleach
  • Bottled water
  • New towels and washcloths
  • New today (balls, bats, gloves, jump ropes)
  • New art supplies (paints, brushes, crayons, scissors, paper etc.)
  • Notebooks
  • Paper & pencils
  • Binders
  • Old textbooks
  • Children books
  • Socks

Operation SHEA came together with help from the International Student Association (ISA), the Savannah African Student Association (SASA), four students who traveled to Liberia last summer and a graduate student from Liberia who is studying at State.

 

 

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