Danbury collection for Sandy victims

State Sen. Michael McLachlan, a Republican elected to a third term in office this week, will be collecting donated items for Superstorm Sandy victims today until 5 p.m. at the corner of Main Street and Kennedy Avenue in downtown Danbury.

Items that can be donated include:

  • Non-perishable food
  • Water
  • Blankets
  • New socks and underwear
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Feminine products
  • Diapers and baby wipes
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Toilet paper and paper towels
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Matches and candles

McLachlan with have U-Haul trucks at the donation site to pack with the donated items, which will be distributed to areas in the region where the materials are the most needed.

Dirk Perrefort