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Organizations Stepping Up to Assist Others in Need

  • 30 March 2020
  • Author: Connie Odom
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Organizations Stepping Up to Assist Others in Need

Monday, March 30, community non-profits and faith-based organizations in Williamson County are stepping in to fill an identified gap in services. The Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) have set up drop-off donation sites for non-medical items to be delivered to vulnerable populations and elderly residents. They are primarily in need of new goods in original packaging that are in short supply such as: 

Home manufactured cloth face coverings*
Hand sanitizer 
Antibacterial soap 
Disinfectant wipes 
Latex free gloves 
NEW thermometers 
Eye protection goggles or glasses 
Face shields 
Protective Gowns 
Adult and child diapers 
Cleaning supplies 
Dish soap 
Laundry detergent 
Bath soap 
Toilet paper 
*A Mask Brigade is creating home manufactured cloth face coverings. To learn more about joining the Mask Brigade, click here.

The COAD is also accepting a limited list of non-parishable food items (All items must be in a sealed package/ unopened, in date and no glass) including: 
Cereal boxed 
Dry rice 
Dry beans 
Mac-n-cheese boxes 
Mash potato boxes 
Canned tuna 
Canned veggies 
Canned chicken 
Canned pasta 
Spaghetti dry 
Canned pasta sauce 
Canned chili 
Chicken broth (box or can) 
Plastic jars of peanut butter 
Baking mixes 
Ketchup/Mayo/Mustard (plastic) 
Baby food (pouched) 
Baby formula (dry) 
Bottled water 
Juice boxes 

Other items not listed above will not be accepted at this time. These items will be distributed to social service and non-profit organizations who will deliver them to Williamson County residents in need.  

Donation drop-off center locations: 
Celebration Church, 601 Westinghouse Road, Georgetown, Monday to Friday from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. 
St. Phillips, 16321 Great Oaks Drive, Round Rock, Monday to Friday from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. 
FBG, 1333 W. University, Georgetown, Tuesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

For more information on these drop-off sites and their hours of operation, please send an email to COVID-19@wilco.org or call 512-943-1600. 

Categories: Alerts, COVID-19, PIO

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