Charlotte-Based Nonprofit Mobilizes Hurricane Relief Supplies

For Immediate Release
September 29, 2017
Contact: Cynthia Walsh
Email: Cynthia.Walsh@restoreglobal.org

Restore Global combines procurement, logistics and “Access to Excess” for rapid response and delivery
Charlotte, N.C. – Leaders of Restore Global, the Charlotte-based nonprofit that serves other nonprofits, has
assembled a plan to deliver disaster-relief kits to hurricane-impacted areas throughout the Southeast.

“When Mother Nature unleashes her fury, the best of our human nature kicks in and many people want to provide
supplies – not just money – to those hardest hit,” says Restore Global founder Steven Wray. “That’s when our
decades of experience and resources in logistics and transportation become the most valuable: when we can
deploy resources quickly and efficiently.”

Restore Global has arranged to assemble and package personal hygiene kits as well as disaster relief/cleaning
and first aid/emergency preparedness kits:

– Baby Hygiene Kit
– Child’s Hygiene Kit
– Young adult’s Hygiene Kit
– Adult Hygiene Kit (general)
– Feminine Hygiene Kit
– Deluxe Feminine Hygiene Kit
– Disaster Cleanup Kit
– Healthy Household Kit
– Home and Family Care Kit
– First Aid/Emergency Preparedness Kit

Nonprofits, church groups and individuals may purchase or underwrite the cost of individual kits, blocks of kits or
bulk supplies at a fraction of retail cost. For example, a student group or community organization could make a
donation of $500 to provide up to 72 general hygiene kits or $250 to underwrite 11 cleanup kits. Similarly, if a local
nonprofit or church group is sending a team of volunteers to affected areas, they can equip and send the team with
these kits themselves.

In addition, Restore Global and its partners are delivering and distributing blankets and water to affected areas.
They also are redeploying tools, building supplies, pet food and other overstock goods to various responding
nonprofits for emergency relief efforts.

“Efforts toward recovery from these natural disasters will take months, even years,” said Wray. “Restore Global will
be mobilizing supplies even when Harvey, Irma or the next storm is no longer a headline, but those affected are
dealing with long-term rebuilding of shattered homes, lives and dreams.”

“Access to Excess,” started in 2014 by Restore Global, is a partner network that redeploys overruns and
overstocks from for-profit businesses to nonprofits. Restore Global also is serving as a Charlotte-area conduit for
businesses or individuals who want to donate goods or materials that can be used in the relief effort, but may not
know how to do so. Those interested in helping may contact Wray and his team by calling 704-587-1433 or
e-mailing them at info@restoreglobal.org. The Kit catalog with contents is available at www.restoreglobal.org

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