The Carolina Hurricanes and PNC Arena are hosting a Hurricane Sandy relief drive today through Friday.
Staff members will drive the items collected to Staten Island this weekend, delivering them to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation for use in the recovery process.
Fans can contribute items each day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at PNC Arena’s VIP entrance adjacent to the box office. Canes head coach Kirk Muller and Ron Francis, vice president of hockey operations, will be on hand to help collect items on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m.
Items needed for the relief and clean up efforts include: Tools, masks, work gloves, garbage bags, flashlights and other clean-up materials.
The Stephen Tiller Tunnel to Towers Foundation was created in honor of FDNY firefighter Stephen Tiller, who gave his life on 9/11. For more information on the foundation and its efforts in relief of Hurricane Sandy, please visit http://www.tunneltotowersrun.org.