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Emergency supplies from Coxsackie to aid hurricane victims

October 21, 2017 06:37 PM

COXSACKIE – A tractor-trailer full of emergency supplies left the Coxsackie Correctional Facility Saturday morning destined for Florida.

The truck was donated by a company in Greenville, and volunteers have been filling it for more than a month, loading it up with everything from bottled water and baby supplies, to pet food and clothing. All the supplies are going to help victims of hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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“The residents that donated should be commended for what they did,” said Jim Miller of NYSCOPBA.

The charitable effort was spearheaded by Steve Humphrey, a retired corrections officer. He says he lost everything during Tropical Storm Irene and wants to do whatever he can to help those in need down south.

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