Mayor Adler calls on Austinites to deliver cleaning supplies for Harvey victims

9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

September 11, 2017 - 8:35 am

AUSTIN (KJCE) -- Austin Mayor Steve Adler is calling on Austinites to help those whose homes were flooded by Hurricane Harvey this September 11.

In honor of 9/11 - a National Day of Service and Remembrance - Mayor Adler calls on Austinites to help by delivering new cleaning supplies to the Austin Convention Center where Keller Williams, the Austin-born, Austin-based real estate company, is turning its annual convention into a mega-relief effort. Every day, thousands of Keller Williams agents will be staging from the convention center, delivering cleaning supplies to affected communities, and helping people clean up their damaged homes.

Supplies needed:

  • Multipurpose Cleaner
  • Chlorine Bleach
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Buckets
  • Plastic/Latex Gloves
  • Leather or Heavy Duty Work Gloves
  • Heavy Duty Garbage Bags
  • Scrub Brushes
  • Sponges
  • N95 Respirator Mask & Dust Masks
  • Brooms
  • Mops
  • Dust Pans
  • Paper Towels

Supplies can be dropped off at the Austin Convention Center in Exhibit Hall 3, near Trinity and 2nd Streets. The supplies will be accepted beginning today through Thursday, from 7:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. each day.

9/11 Day is the nation’s largest annual day of charitable engagement, with nearly 30 million Americans taking the time each September 11 to volunteer, support charities, and perform simple good deeds. To learn more about the 9/11 Day of Service, visit

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