A few fine Lima residents are organizing a water drive today and plan to bring cases of water to a West Toledo Kroger to give out water to folks who need it.
Beth Edwards, who is spearheading the drive, said she hopes to recruit a few more drivers before the trek north, and anticipates bringing more than 100 cases of water. At 2 p.m. she's asking people to drop off donations at Chief' Super Market, 2100 Harding Hwy. Once their vehicles are loaded with as much water as they can get, they will bring it to Kroger, 4533 Monroe St., and give it away for free. They expect to be in Toledo by about 5 p.m.
“I feel like Toledo is just like our sister city,” Ms. Edwards said. “There are so many people in our community with family and friends in Toledo, there's got to be something we can all do to help out.”
Other water distribution centers across the area include:
Bedford Township Hall, 8100 Jackman Road.
Springfield High School, 1470 South McCord Rd.
Ida Township Hall, 3016 Lewis Ave; will be open until 8 p.m today and reopens at 10 a.m. Sunday
Luna Pier, Mich.
Luna Pier Fire Station, 4268 Luna Pier Road
Manufacturer's Market Place/Hardwood Plaza (North of McDonald's), 14930 LaPlaisance Road; will be open until 8 p.m today and reopens at 10 a.m. Sunday
Frenchtown Water Plant, 5300 North Dixie Hwy; will be open until 8 p.m today and reopens at 10 a.m. Sunday
1414 North Scott St. in Napoleon
Fire Department Station #1 at 5002 Seaman Rd; will be open until 9 p.m today and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m Sunday
Fire Department Station #2 at 1102 S. Wheeling St; will be open until 9 p.m today and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m Sunday
Fire Department Station #3 at 4421 Bayshore Rd; will be open until 6 p.m today and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m Sunday
Timbers Smokehouse at 6409 Milan Rd.
Metamora Fire Department Parking Lot at 251 Mill St
Holy Trinity School Parking lot until 7pm today at 2649 US 20
Swanton Middle School at 6pm at 206 Cherry St.
Swancreek Township Building at County Road D and 5-2
Swanton Fire Department at 432 Church St
WNWO studios, 300 S. Byrne Rd.
Waite High School, 301 Morrison Drive
Woodward High School, 701 East Central Avenue
Central Catholic High School, 2250 Cherry Street
Robert Fry, a Democrat who is challening Bob Latta of Bowling Green for the 5th District Congressional seat, planned to pass out water outside Sofo Foods on Monroe Street at 7:30 p.m. today.
10550 Waterville street, will be open until 11 p.m. tonight and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.