Governments of Floyd County and City of Rome, GA

RomeGaCares Disaster Relief Kits


By Kristi Kent

Individuals and groups wishing to provide a disaster relief kit to those in need may do so by:

-Donating $65 to RomeGaCares
Donations can be made online through the RomeGaCares web page
- Mailing a check or money order made out to RomeGaCares mailed to:
Floyd County Sheriff’s Office
c/o RomeGaCares
3 Government Plaza
Rome, GA 30161

-Prepare a kit on your own with the items listed below or bring the items and we will prepare the kit. The items may be dropped off at 1929 North Broad Street; Rome, GA 30161. Please contact us at or 470-439-8277 if you have questions.

Kit Materials

-One 5-Gallon bucket with re-sealable lid
Buckets from fast-food restaurants or bakeries can be used if washed and cleaned
Do not use buckets that have stored chemicals such as paint or pool cleaner
Advertisements on the outside are acceptable

-Liquid laundry detergent
One 50-oz. or two 25-oz. bottle(s) only

-12-16 oz. Liquid household cleaner- concentrated
No spray cleaners

16-28 oz. Dish soap

50 Clothespins

One 100 ft. or two 50 ft. cotton or plastic clotheslines

7 Sponges (no cellulose)

Twenty-four 33-45 gallon heavy-duty trash bags

18 Cleaning wipes (Handi-wipes or reusable)

1 Can air freshener

One 6-14 oz. Insect-repellant spray

2 Pairs kitchen dishwashing gloves

1 Pair leather work gloves

5 Scouring pads (no stainless steel, Brillo pads or SOS pads; none with soap built in)

1 Plastic or wooden handle scrub brush

5 Dust masks

We will also accept:
-Ensure or other non-perishable meal supplements/ replacements (liquid or solid)
-Infant and adult diapers.
-Box Fans

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