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St. Mary's College of Maryland initiates Harvey disaster relief effort

Published: 13 Sep 2017

St. Mary’s College of Maryland students have initiated a disaster relief effort to collect non-perishable items to aid students and their families devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Alumnus Jamie Gilman ‘06 in southeastern Texas has helped coordinate with the Pasadena Independent School District. Alumnus Jack Saum Jr. ’89, president and CEO of Beltway Companies, has donated a truck and driver to make the delivery.

Items may be dropped off on September 22 and 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Michael P. O'Brien Athletics and Recreation Center at the St. Mary's College of Maryland campus. Monetary donations can be made at www.smcm.edu/cares-harvey.

School Supplies:

  • pencils
  • pens
  • crayons
  • carpet squares
  • bean bags
  • dry erase markers and erasers
  • book bags
  • earbuds for computers
  • notebooks
  • construction paper
  • copy paper
  • small area rugs for classrooms
  • library books for 7th - 8th grades
  • band/orchestra instruments

Personal supplies:

  • Phone chargers
  • new packaged socks of all sizes
  • new packaged underwear
  • trash bags
  • toiletries
  • cleaning supplies
  • diapers
  • towels
  • paper towels
  • nonperishable food
  • pet food

Local organizations and local businesses that would like to participate are encouraged to complete the contact form: www.smcm.edu/cares. For more information, contact Director of Student Activities Kelly Schroeder at 240-895-4209 | 240-577-2955 or Senior Development Officer Richard Edgar at 240-895-3206.


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