Really, Really Free Market in Frisco updates list of items needed to help Hatteras Island residents

The Really, Really Free Market at the Frisco Fire Station. [Joy Crist/Island Free Press photo]

Organizers of the Frisco Really, Really Free Market, which was launched earlier in the week to provide essential supplies to residents in need, say that donations have continued to roll in thanks to an outpouring of generosity to help with post-Dorian recovery.

However, there are still a few gaps that need to be filled, and an updated list of supplies that are currently and especially needed.

Donations especially needed at the Free Market as of Saturday morning include the following:

Duct tape
Ziplock bags gallons
Toilet paper
Bug spray
First aide
Paper products
Currently, the Market is only accepting items from the requested items list (see below). They are not accepting clothing, furniture or “yard sale” items, etc. at this location.

Monetary donations and gift cards are also needed!

Checks/gift cards can be mailed to the following addresses (all are 501c3 so donations are tax deductible):

Cape Hatteras Methodist Men
PO Box 1591
Buxton, NC 27920


PO Box 35
Avon, NC 27915

Donate online via PayPal at and enter donation comment “Hatteras Storm Relief”.

Requested items for the Free Market:
Plastic storage totes with lids
Packaging Tape
Duct Tape
Bug Spray
Toilet Paper
Paper Towels
Laundry Soap
Toasters or Toaster Ovens
Box Fans
High Volume Floor Fans
Dog food/Cat Food/Kitty Litter
Diapers (all sizes)
Wipes, Formula, baby items
Depends and adult wipes
Ensure/Boost/Carnation instant breakfast
Disinfecting wipes

Also in need:
Rubber Gloves
Hand Sanitizer
Deodorant (men’s and women’s)
Shampoo and Conditioner
Trash cans
Laundry Baskets
Tyvec Suits
W95 or TC-21C particle respirators
Safety Goggles
Plastic Sheeting/Tarps
NEW Women’s and Children’s socks
NEW Men’s socks (Larger sizes too)

Donations can be dropped off at the Frisco Fire Station, or mailed to the following address:

c/o Frisco VFD
52470 NC Hwy 12
Frisco, NC 27936

Volunteers are also needed to staff the Free Market in order keep it going through the days and weeks to come.

Time slots are in two-hour increments, with two volunteers for each time slot. Please sign up for any time, and for any slots that fit your schedule. For more information on signing up as a volunteer, stop by the Frisco Fire Station, or see:

The Free Market will be open this weekend, with planned hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

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