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LSU Athletics Collects, Donates Supplies for Hurricane Relief

by Michael Bonnette (@LSUBonnette)
LSU Athletics Collects, Donates Supplies for Hurricane Relief

BATON ROUGE – LSU Athletics along with its several of its corporate partners are providing relief to hurricane victims in southwest Louisiana by bringing a truckload of supplies to the area on Tuesday. 

LSU Athletics is holding a donation drive in the parking lot at Alex Box Stadium at 2 p.m. today for anyone in the Baton Rouge area who would like to contribute items of need.   

The LSU Football Equipment Truck will deliver the supplies to the McNeese State campus on Tuesday afternoon. Details on the drop-off location and a time are still be finalized.

“This is what we do and who we are in Louisiana, we step up and help when our neighbors, family and friends need assistance,” LSU Director of Athletics Scott Woodward said. 

On Sunday, the LSU men’s and women’s golf team held a donation drive at the University Club and collected numerous items to help with the relief efforts. Those donated items will be delivered on Tuesday as well. 

On Saturday, several members of the LSU football team were part of a donation drive at a church in Baton Rouge that collected items that have already been delivered to the Lake Charles area. 

The following is a list of items needed in the Lake Charles area:
Empty cans
Sanitizer wipes
Pet food
Paper products
Trash bags
Plastic bags
Plastic container bins
Fix a flat
Extension cords
Mosquito repellent
First aid kit
Band aids
Tire plug kits
Dish soap (Antibacterial)
Water containers
Feminine products
Gold Bond
Baby Powder