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Donations being accepted for town of Lake Lure evacuees, fire teams

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LAKE LURE, NC (FOX Carolina) -

The town of Lake Lure is collecting fire donations for evacuees affected by the wildfires and the fire teams working to combat them.

Several drop off locations will be accepting food, water and other necessary items. Items of need include:

  • Bottled water
  • Bottled Gatorade
  • Beef jerky
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Protein/granola bars
  • Cliff bars
  • Fruit (bananas)
  • Hard candy
  • COFFEE

All food and drink should be sealed and unopened and in original packages, except fruit.

Other non-food items that the town is asking for:

  • Moleskin (blister prevention)
  • Foot powder
  • Baby wipes
  • Eye drops
  • Chap stick
  • Toiletries
  • Paper products (plates, cups napkins)
  • Saline nose spray

At this time, there are 13 drop off locations. Please call the locations ahead of time, as they are not open 24 hours a day. Here is a complete list of those destinations:

Mountains Branch Library 
150 Bills Creek Rd
Lake Lure, NC 28746
(828)287-6392
Donations will be picked up as the supplies grow.

Lake Lure Classical Academy
Island Creek Rd
Lake Lure, NC 28746
(828) 625-9292
Donations will be picked up in the morning and after school each day.

Sunnyview Elementary school. 
86 Sunny View School Rd 
(828) 625-4530.
Donations will be picked up in afternoon.

Blue Ridge Humane Society 
88 Centipede Ln
Hendersonville NC,
(828) 685-7107
Donations will be picked up as the supplies grow

IGA kids
340 Industrial Park Rd, Rutherfordton NC 28139
(828) 288-3547
***Drop of timer for IGA should be from 3:30 - 7:30pm and 6pm on Friday. 
Donations will be picked up by the Chief of police in Lake Lure.

Shuler Funeral Home 
125 Orrs Camp Rd
Hendersonville
Donations will be picked up as the supplies grow.

Ingles,
Lake Lure, NC
276 Nc Highway 9

Ingles
Landrum, SC
1851 Hwy. 14E (at I-26)

BiLo
651 West Mills Street, 
Columbus, NC 28722

Mill Spring Ag Store
150 School Rd
Mill Spring NC, 28756
828-894-2281
*Closed Sunday and Monday. On Mondays can leave in the building on table next to store.

Cedar Creek Stables
542 Cedar Creek Rd
Lake Lure, NC 28746
828-625-2811

Tryon Police Department - 291 N Trade St. Tryon, NC 28782. 828-859-9195

Chesnee Fire Department - 5854 Chesnee Highway, Chesnee, SC 29323. 864-461-2900

For more updated on the wildfires visit the Town of Lake Lure website.

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