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Friday, January 15, 2010


The Prince George’s County Professional Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association, International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 1619, will be holding a “Stuff-a-Truck” event seeking relief items that will be sent to Haiti. Andrew Pantelis, President of IAFF Local 1619 stated, “Last Tuesday our island neighbor to the south, Haiti, suffered a massive 7.0 earthquake and it has left the island and infrastructure completely demolished. While many of us are struggling here our struggles cannot compare to those that are now without homes, fresh drinking water, food, or the knowledge of what has happened to their immediate families.”

Items donated through this event will be taken to the Haitian Embassy and the sent to the island nation. The most needed items are:

Baby Items: Baby formula (dry/powder), Baby wipes, Baby bottles, Diapers, Baby clothes

Toiletries: Shampoo, soap, toothpaste, mouthwash, hand sanitizer

Medicines: OTC Medications (Tylenol, aspirin, Benadryl...), vitamins, first aid kits

Supplies: Batteries, candles, light weights jackets, adult clothing

Food: Non-perishable ready to eat foods that do not require a can opener but has a snap top: seal packs of tuna, sardines, Vienna sausages, fruit cups, nuts, chips, etc...

WHAT: Stuff-a-Truck Relief Effort for Haiti

WHEN: Monday, January 18, 2010, 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM ONLY

WHERE: Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department
Cranford-Graves Fire Service Building
6820 Webster Street, Landover Hills, MD

WHO: Prince George’s County Fire Fighters and Paramedics Association
International Association of Fire Fighters Local 1619
Contact Phone Number – 301-805-5300