Harvey

Daisie Perez struggles with an umbrella while looking at the rising floodwaters in her northwest Houston neighborhood as floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey rise Monday, Aug. 28, 2017. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Jay Janner

NEW ALBANY — The Salvation Army of Southern Indiana is opening a Hurricane Harvey relief collection drive beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday.

The drive will accept cleaning supplies and personal hygiene items. Donors can drop items off at The Koetter Warehouse, located at 4108 Reas Lane in New Albany.

Drop off hours are Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. The drive lasts through Saturday, Sept. 16.

Items will be delivered by Jeffersonville trucking company Mister P Express to Texas and distributed through the Salvation Army in the next few weeks.

The following items are needed: bleach, buckets, gloves, masks, sponges, scrub brushes, trash bags, totes, mops, brooms, disinfectant clenars and wipes, paper towels, dish soap, shampoo, body soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, towels and wash cloths. The Salvation Army is not collecting clothing or food at this time.

The Salvation Army is also in need of volunteers to staff the warehouse. Anyone who is interested in volunteering or with any questions can call (812) 944-1018.

Elizabeth is the Southern Indiana government reporter for the News and Tribune. She is a Louisville, Ky. native and graduate of Western Kentucky University. Follow her on Twitter at @EMBeilman.