WESTFIELD - The city of Westfield is participating in relief efforts for those affected by Hurricane Harvey. The city will partner with Midwest Food Bank in order to deliver items to flood victims.

"We are encouraging our residents to do what Hoosiers do best and help out in this time of need," Mayor Andy Cook said. "Hopefully our efforts will play a part in making people's lives a little easier as they recover from this tragedy."

Items needed are cereal, peanut butter, peanuts, canned meat, toilet paper, paper towels, soup, vegetables, canned fruit, ramen noodles, pasta, toothbrushes and toothpaste.

Residents wishing to contribute can drop off items at the following locations:



· Westfield Public Safety Building: 17535 Dartown Road

· Westfield Fire Station 82: 1920 East 151st St.

· Westfield Fire Station 83: 17944 Grassy Branch Road

· Westfield City Services Center: 2728 E 171st St.



Residents are also encouraged to attend the Westfield Public Safety Festival at Village Park Plaza 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 9, which will feature a large drop-off site.

Residents can stay up-to-date on the city's relief efforts by visiting www.westfield.in.gov/harvey.