You are here

Supply Drive for Families Affected by ICE Raids

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 to Friday, June 22, 2018
9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
IRTF Office 3606 Bridge Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44113

On Tuesday, June 5, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 114 undocumented immigrants working at Corso’s Flower and Garden Centers in Sandusky and Castalia, Ohio.
More than 114 Corso’s workers were detained. Most of the people arrested have children, many of whom were left parentless on Tuesday night.

The families impacted by the recent ICE raid in Sandusky need our help. We are accepting donations of much-needed supplies, including: 
- Diapers
- Wipes 
- Baby food 
- Formula
- Non-perishable food items 
- Cash cards - families can use funds for household necessities, utilities, etc. 

All donations will be distributed directly to families in need by LOIRA (Lorain Ohio Immigrants Rights Association).

We also collect donations for people who are getting deported. To provide them with the most-needed supplies, we need
- Backpacks
- Tennis shoes
- New underwear/ Socks
- Shirts
- Toiletries (Toothbrush, toothpaste, razors, etc.)

Donations can be dropped off at the IRTF office at 3606 Bridge Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113 from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday through June 22. We're in the St Patrick Club Building (not the church office). Park in front along Bridge Ave., or in the lot next to the building. IRTF phone 216 961 0003.