The Mount Carmel Rotary, along with Shamokin, Elysburg, Sunbury and other other groups is preparing a huge effort to fill a 53-foot tractor trailer with goods for Hurricane Sandy victims. Karpinski Truckin, in Sunbury, will be making the delivery.

Items being accepted and drop off sites are as follows:

Cleaning supplies

- Bleach

- Buckets

- Soap and detergents

- Mops

- Scrub brushes

- Brooms

- Plastic trash bags (heavy gauge)

- Baby supplies

- Diapers

- Baby wipes

- Baby formula

- Juice


- Canned food

- Peanut butter and jelly

- Canned veggies/fruit

- Ensure or equivalent

- Non-perishable food items


(No Used Clothes for Ocean City N.J., area)

- Work gloves

- Winter hats

- New socks

- New underwear, men's, women's or children's

- New baby clothes


- Paper products

- Batteries, AA, C, D

- Pet food and supplies

- ZipLock bags


- Bar soaps

- Hand sanitizer

- Feminine products

- Bathing and dental products

- First aid items, peroxide, isopropyl alcohol, band aids etc.

Drop off sites

- Elysburg Rotary Club, contact Pam Yeager 570-274-6083.

- Mount Carmel Rotary Club:, contact Pam Konopka (267) 975-0240 or Frank Sawicki 339-4170.

- Mount Carmel Area High School, 600 W. Fifth St. (for student drop off only).

- Mount Carmel Area Public Library, 30 S. Oak St. Call 339-0703 or Pam Konopka' s phone 267-975-0240

- Pine Burr Inn, 70 E. State St, Route 61, Atlas, 339-3870, from noon until 5 p.m. daily.

- Shamokin Rotary Club, contact Judy Drumheller 644-0229 or Sherry Shebelski 648-4802.

- Bader's Furniture Store, corner of Sunbury and Liberty streets, Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

- Sunbury Rotary Club, contact Cheryl Beeler 286-9744.

- Degenstein Library, 40 West Fifth St., first floor, Sunbury, Monday and Thursday 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

When the trailer is full, items will be delivered to Church Of Grace and Peace in Toms River, N.J., to be distributed to those in need.