Shopko/NBC26 Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive donations are heading to Texas


DELIVERED! NBC26 TEAMED UP WITH SHOPKO AND PARKED AN EMPTY SEMI-TRAILER AT THEIR STORE AT “BAY PARK SQUARErt” IN ASHWAUBENON TO FILL WITH ITEMS TO HELP THOSE IN TEXAS. OUR EMILY BEIER WAS THERE THIS MORNING BEFORE IT STARTED IT’S TRIP TO HOUSrtTON. ON CAM THAT TRUCK IS ON ITS WAY DOWN TO TEXAS RIGHT NOW. IT LEFT AROUNDrt 5-30 THIS MORNING. VO THE TRUCK IS FILLED WITH ABOUT 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS WORTH OF ITEMS FOR THOSE IMPACTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY. SHOPKO SHRINK- WRAPPED THE PALETTES TO MAKE SURE ALL THE GOODS ARE SECURED AND GET TO THOSE IN NEED SAFELY. rt

THIS MORNING GERRY SOCHA DID HIS PRE-ROAD CHECKS AND GOT ON THE ROAD. IT’S MORE THAN A THOUSAND MILES TO HOUSTON AND NEARLY A 20 HOUR TRIP. GERRY TELLS ME BETWEEN STOPS FOR GAS AND BREAKS HE EXPECTS TO MAKE IT TO TErtXAS BY TOMORROW AFTERNOON. NOW HE’S BEEN DRIVING TRUCK FOR 26-YEARS. AND TELLS ME HE’S EXPERIENCED DIFFICULT WEATHER IN THE PAST…BUT THIS IS HIS FIRST TIME ON A RELIEF EFFORT. GERALD SOCHA BLACK CREEK SHOPKO SPECTRUM CITY’S JUSrtT WIPED RIGHT OUT. I’VE BEEN CAUGHT ONCE IN A HURRICANE ONCE BEFORE. NOT GOOD. A LOT OF SADDNESS. HOPING WE CAN HELP SOMEBODY THAT’S IN NEED . I’D BE HAPPY TO KNOW THAT. THE SHOPKO FOUNDATION ALSO MAKING A 10- THOUSAND-DOLLAR rt

DONATION TO THE SALVATION ARMY TO SUPPORT DISASTER RELIEF EFFORTS. ON CAM AND ON BEHALF OF SHOPKO AND EVERYONE HERE AT NBC26…THANK YOU TO EVERYONE FOR YOUR DONATIONS AND SUPPrtORT. WE COULDN’T HAVE DONE IT WITHOUT YOU. IN ASHWAUBENON EMILY BEIER NBC26 rt rtTHE OUTPOURING OF SUPPORT FOR HOUSTON AND TEXAS

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