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Supplies still making their way to the east coast with local help

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Jerry Molt says he's been picking up donations for more than two weeks from local businesses, schools and organizations. Jerry Molt says he's been picking up donations for more than two weeks from local businesses, schools and organizations.

More volunteers and some local supplies are now on their way to help victims of Hurricane Sandy on the east coast. 

St. John's East United Church says they were just a collection spot for donations, and that it was the surrounding community that made things happen. 

Organizers say they sent a monetary donation from the church, but quickly realized there was so much more they could do.

So, they launched Operation Caring and Sharing and have seen enormous donations from all over the Tri-State.

Jerry Molt says he's been picking up donations for more than two weeks from local businesses, schools and organizations. They say the biggest donations include new clothing, bedding and cleaning supplies.

He and his wife left this morning for the 800 mile trip. 

"Why are we going, because God said go. He said pack a truck and head east, so we're going, Trudy Molt said. "We've got enough cash donations to get the truck up there, back, fuel and everything. The whole thing has just been overwhelming." 

Trudy and Jerry say they'll be back Wednesday, just in time to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with their family.

If you'd like to help, the Evansville Red Cross is hosting a blood drive Monday. You can stop by anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. 

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