Bloggers team up to collect donations for victims in Japan

Two local "mommy bloggers" have teamed up with Matthew 25 Ministries and Tri-County Mall in order to collect donations for the people of Japan who were impacted by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami.

Brianne from, Katie from and volunteers from Matthew 25 will be out in the parking lot of the Tri-County Mall from noon until 5 p.m. taking donations.

Items accepted include the following:

  • Monetary donations- Cash and checks are welcomed. Credit card donations are accepted online at Matthew 25's secure link, here.
  • Non-perishable food- Canned vegetables, canned fruits, bulk, boxed, and bagged dry goods, nuts, peanut butter, dried fruits, granola, packets and envelopes of mixes, oatmeal, etc.
  • Personal care products- Antibacterial soap, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, body wash, etc.
  • Cleaning products- Laundry detergents, general cleaner, sponges, bleach (powdered form is preferred), mops, scrub brushes, buckets, rubber gloves, etc.
  • First-aid items- Bandages, gauze, pads, first-aid tape, antiseptic creams, hydrogen peroxide, alcohol, latex gloves, instant cold packs, etc.

The mall parking lot is located at the corner of Princeton and Kemper Roads.

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