2017-09-07 / Front Page

JLG Collecting Items For Hurricane Harvey Flood Victims

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JLG is accepting donations at its McConnellsburg plant to be distributed to flood victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Residents who wish to contribute can drop off items Thursday, September 7, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., at JLG’s McConnellsburg facility, located at 1 JLG Drive. Employees who work at the facility are also invited to donate items through September 11 during the weeklong drive.

Needed items include:

Personal care

 Toothpaste
 Toothbrushes
 Deodorant
 Shampoo
 Soap
Bath towels
Feminine hygiene products

Food and beverage

 Canned meats
 Peanut butter
 Bottled water
 Sports drinks
 Any other canned items

Baby care

 Disposable diapers
 Baby food
 Powdered formula
 Baby shampoo
 Bottles

Other

 Blankets
 Pillows
 Flashlights and lanterns
(battery-operated)

 Batteries
 Games
 Toys
 Undergarments
 Socks
Items should be new and in
original packaging.

The JLG facility will be staffed with employee volunteers and signs will be posted to direct visitors to the appropriate area. Additionally, JLG will have a donation drop-off area for employees through September 11.

“Our thoughts are with those in Texas who have been affected by Hurricane Harvey,” said Frank Nerenhausen, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, JLG Industries. “We recognize that many of the people in the communities in which we live and operate want to help. Providing a donation drop-off point locally will help us reach out to impacted families during this challenging time. We are very proud and appreciative of our employees who have come together in the spirit of our people.”

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