By Mark C. Robinson
Wrangell Sentinel 

Petersburg adds its help to Wrangell recovery efforts

 

November 29, 2023

Dixie Booker / Wrangell Sentinel

Petersburg volunteers filled dozens of totes with donated personal items to send to Wrangell - including this tote with a personal message written on top. The totes were delivered Nov. 22 by Breakaway Adventures. The donations included shelf-stable food, pet food, clothing, blankets, daily essentials and such, with Wrangell volunteers offloading the totes for distribution to people displaced by the landslide.

Volunteers have come together to help Wrangell, particularly from Petersburg.

A crowd of volunteers, which included Parks and Recreation Director Lucy Robinson, Chris and Dixie Booker from C&D Deliveries and fourth-grade teacher Brian Merritt, gathered at the Reliance Dock on Nov. 22 to offload donated relief supplies delivered from Petersburg by Breakaway Adventures.

The dozens of plastic totes were filled with food, water, blankets, clothing and other essentials - pet food, too.

Written in marker on the top of one of the totes and signed with a heart was a message from Petersburg: "Sent w...



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