The Omaha Storm Chasers and Union Omaha announced today the launch of the Hurricane Ida Relief Drive which will collect essential items to be distributed to those affected by Hurricane Ida. The drive is set to begin on Saturday, September 11 at the Union Omaha soccer match at Werner Park and concludes following the Storm Chasers home game on September 19.
The Storm Chasers and Union Omaha have partnered with NRG Media and Werner Enterprises to help spread the word and get the donated items transported to High Voltage, a New Orleans based non-profit providing programs and support to the local New Orleans area. All items can be donated at Werner Park during designated drop off windows:
Sat., Sept. 11 – 4-7:30pm, Union Omaha game
Tues., Sept. 14 – 5:30-7:30pm, Omaha Storm Chasers game
Wed., Sept. 15 – 5:30-7:30pm, Omaha Storm Chasers game
Thurs., Sept. 16 – 5:30-7:30pm, Omaha Storm Chasers game
Fri., Sept. 17 – 5:30-7:30pm, Omaha Storm Chasers game
Sat., Sept. 18 – 5:30-7:30pm, Omaha Storm Chasers game
Sun., Sept. 19 – 11:30am-1:30pm, Omaha Storm Chasers game
Or can be dropped off at the Sarpy County Tourism Office, located at Werner Park, between 8:00am and 5:00pm on weekdays.
Below is a list of recommended items to be donated:
|Baby Diapers||Adult Diapers||Wipes||Hand Sanitizer|
|Toilet Paper||Toiletries||Dish Soap||Paper Towels|
|Zip-lock Bags||Manual Can Openers||First Aid Kits||Bug Spray|
|Roofing Nails w/ Tabs||Roofing Nails||Shingles||Tar Paper|
|Push Brooms||Dust Pans||Disposable Plates||Disposable Utensils|
|Non-Perishable Food||Heavy Duty Garbage Bags|
Tickets are not required to make a donation of items to the drive.