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Donation Drive to Aid Local Flooding Victims



To help the people of Planada who have been so dramatically affected by the recent floods, the UC Merced Police Department is conducting a drive on campus to gather canned food and other necessary items.

No clothing or furniture is being accepted at this time, but the Police Department is looking for donations of:

  • Food, canned/non-perishable
  • Disposable plates and utensils
  • Bottled water
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Trash bags
  • Toiletries
  • Kids’ toys (new preferred)

Donations will be accepted each day at the police department on campus through Jan. 20, between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.

For large donations, please call the UC Merced Police Department at 209-228-8273 in advance so arrangements can be made to accept the items.

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