LITTLE ROCK, AR - Many Arkansans are eager to do something to help with Oklahoma tornado relief.
While officials say a cash donation to the Red Cross will do the most good in the fastest way, there are collection drives underway for supporting the victims in cities across Arkansas.
Also, Kroger stores have set up a way for you to give a $5 minimum donation at the checkout.
In Conway, there is a Relief Dropoff Station at the Conway Animal Clinic on East Oak Street. They are accepting pet food/supplies and gently used items like clothing, housewares, etc.(No furniture please). They are gathering items until Noon on Friday and loading them on a truck bound for Moore, OK. No donations will be accepted after Friday at noon.
The Pleasant Valley Church of Christ in Little Rock has set up a collection center asking for a specific list of items (NO CLOTHING PLEASE). The collection center is located on the east entrance of the building and is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Below is a list of items needed.
- ALL PAPER GOODS, CASH and/or GIFT CARDS
- Baby Diapers / Wet Wipes
- Baby Formula/Bottles/Pacifers
- Batteries - all sizes
- Cleaning Products
- Dish Detergent
- Fabric Softener
- Feminine Hygiene Products
- Flashlights with Batteries included
- First Aid Products
- Hand Sanitizer
- Laundry baskets
- Laundry Detergent
- Lysol Spray
- NEW Bras (all sizes)
- NEW Packaged underwear - Men, women's, childrens
- NEW Sleeping bags, NEW pillows, NEW Blankets
- Non Perishable individually wrapped snacks
- Paper Plates - Utensils
- Paper Towels
- Plastic gas Containers
- Rakes, Shovels
- Safety glasses
- NEW socks (ALL SIZES CHILDREN & ADULTS)
- Toilet Paper
- Toiletries (shampoo, face wash, bar soap, deodorant, eye wash, etc)
- NEW Towels, NEW Washcloths
- Trash Bags
- Work Gloves
- Ziploc Bags
Buckets of Love Collection for OK Tornado Victims:Fill a five-gallon bucket (with lid) with the following:
- Twelve 16 oz. bottles of water
- Two flashlights
- Four hand/shop towels
- Three pairs of cotton work gloves
- Two toilet paper rolls sealed in a gallon Ziploc bag
- Pack all items and secure with lid
Arkansas State Baptist Convention
10 Remington Drive
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from now through Friday.
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