Help Tornado Victims in Alabama

The Birmingham News/Carol Robinson

I received the following email from a fellow blogger.  If you find it in your heart to help it would be greatly appreciated.

 

“My town was hit by a tornado. We suffered loss of homes, businesses, vehicles, etc. Praise the Lord we did not suffer many losses of life. Unfortunately, it wasn’t over. Later in the day, more tornadoes touched the ground in Alabama killing at least 194 people. This line of storms spanning 7 states took a total of 298 lives and more than 163 tornadoes reportedly ransacked the south.

Southerners are in dire need of some of the most basic necessities and I am working with my local church to start an online donation drive to help the victims of these storms. If you have any items that you would love to mail to us, we will gladly take them.

Here are a few things that we are in need of:

  • toothpaste
    toothbrushes
    shampoo
    conditioner
    soap
    deodorant
    dishwashing soap
    laundry detergent
    hand sanitizer
    clothing in all sizes
    shoes in all sizes
    blankets
    small toys for displaced children
    ziploc bags
    bandaids and other first aid products
    femine products
    baby formula
    diapers
    baby food
    toilet paper
    Kleenex
    food
    individual juices
    pet food and treats
    etc

We will gladly take anything that you are willing to send.

You can mail your donations to my church. We will ensure they get into the right hands. You have my personal guarantee that all donations will be distributed:

Disaster Relief
c/o First Baptist Church of Moody
902 Church Street
Moody, AL 35004

If you would like to send a monetary donation, please memo your check as Disaster Relief.

Other places to donate:

You can send a monetary donation to:

Salvation Army Disaster Relief
PO Box 100339
Atlanta, GA 30384-0339

Red Cross is taking text donations. Just text text “REDCROSS” to 90999 to donate $10.

My friend Christie who works with the Birmingham News is maintaining a master list of all organizations here.

And above all, we request your prayers. God bless!”

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