Local organization looking for typhoon donations

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The Philippine-American Association of Connecticut is accepting donations after a devastating typhoon tore across the country.

PAAC officials said it is now accepting new and gently-used clothing and sheets and blankets.

They're also accepting nonperishable food items, personal hygiene products and monetary donations.

People can bring items to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 2819 Whitney Ave., Hamden from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

After Nov. 16, people can bring or mail donations to 10 Read Rd., Hamden.

Anyone giving a monetary donation can make checks out to PAAC, Inc.

Officials said 100 percent of cash donations will be send to Operation Blessings Foundation Philippines.

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