Pass It Along collecting for hurricane relief

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Sparta — Pass It Along will be collecting supplies starting this week to help those affected by Hurricane Irma. Items may be dropped off at the Pass It Along Office, Studio Vitality, LLC Yoga & Pilates or any Lakeland Bank branch in Sussex County. Businesses may also request boxes be dropped off at their location to start a collection of items. Supplies will be delivered to distribution centers in affected areas.

The Pass It Along Office is located at 60 Blue Heron Rd., Suite 100, Sparta, NJ 07871, and Studio Vitality, LLC Yoga & Pilates is located 287 Newton Sparta Rd, Newton, NJ 07860. A list of Lakeland Bank branches may be found at <URL destination=" ">

</URL>List of items being collected:

• New towels/washcloths.

• New underwear.

• New socks.

• New T-shirts.

• Toiletries: bar soap, body wash, shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, lotion, q-tips, cotton balls, razors, shaving cream.

• Pillows.

• Blankets.

• Batteries and phone chargers.

• Toilet paper.

• Feminine products.

• First aid items: Band Aids, peroxide, Neosporin.

• Hand sanitizer.

• Diapers for seniors and children.

• Baby wipes.

• Non-perishable food.

• Water.

• Gatorade.

• Baby food.

• Baby formula.

• Cat food and dog food.

• Cleaning supplies: bleach, paper towels.

• Gloves: latex, non-latex.

• Dust masks.

• Rubber boots.

• Generators.

• Brooms.

• Mops.

• Hammers.

• Tarps.

• Extension cords.

For more information or for a list of updated drop-off locations, visit, email or call 973-726-9777.

About Pass It Along

Pass It Along is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located in Sparta, N.J. Pass It Along's mission is to build confident, resilient, compassionate teenagers through self-discovery, volunteer and leadership opportunities. By participating in the Pass It Along program, teenagers gain a strong sense of self, learn about the positive effects of helping others and are equipped to avoid risky behaviors. For more information and to view all of our programs we have to offer, please visit

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