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Updated: Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 1:33 PM CDT
Published : Thursday, 28 Apr 2011, 9:35 AM CDT
In the wake of the severe weather outbreak across Alabama, we've compiled a list of resources for the recovery effort. Included in this list are donation drop-off sites, blood drives, as well as ways to help through national agencies.
EFFORTS IN & AROUND MOBILE
IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center (TAC)
Donation drop-off site through Tues., May 31
Items requested: male and female toiletries, diapers, baby wipes, baby formula, hand sanitizer; NO clothing please.
1110 Montlimar Dr. Room 130
Mobile, AL 36609
Shiloh Free Will Baptist Church
Collecting items for victims in Northwest Alabama
Accepting items through May 27, truck leaves May 28
Needs include: toiletry and hygiene products, baby clothes, formula and diapers, new under garments, pet food, flashlights and batteries, and nonperishable foods
5410 Highway 99
Century, FL 32535-3121
Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Mobile
Donation collection on behalf of storm survivors in central Alabama
From 9am-5pm daily
St. Dominic Catholic Church
4156 Burma Road
Donations requested: bottled water, garbage bags, paper products, baby items, toiletries, packages of new underwear, housewares
Cobb Pinnacle 14 Theatres
Accepting clothing, personal hygiene items and non perishable food items to send to Tuscaloosa County
"Pirate Party," Thurs., May 19 at 10pm
Door prizes and movie memorabilia to be raffled off to raise money for relief efforts
3780 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, Alabama 36542
Oasis Church Gulf Coast
4007 Pascagoula Street
Pascagoula, MS 39567
Daily Shipments to Birmingham and Tuscaloosa Area.
Mobile Paint Manufacturing
Suggested items: any camping or hurricane-type supplies, toiletries, canned food, can openers, children's items, sunscreen, roofing supplies (felt & tacks), disposable kitchen utensils, large garbage bags, etc.
4775 Hamilton Blvd.
Homestead Village Retirement Community
Accepting donations to North Alabama
924 Plantation Blvd
Gulf Coast City Church - Operation Bless Alabama
Donated items will be distributed around Tuscaloosa and Pleasant Grove, AL
Please call (850) 624-1024 prior to drop-off to arrange for pick-up
Items desperately needed are:
400 Hollywood Boulevard
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Mae Eanes Middle School
Collecting new items for donation, such as: band-aids, fans w/ batteries, water, crystal light, books, cds, flip flops, feminine products, pillows, sheets, comforters, can goods, coloring books, toys, hurricane supplies, etc.
1901 Hurtel St.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 49
Collecting items Mon-Sat, 9am-6pm
Accepting donations of non-perishable items, clothing, blankets, toiletries, etc
2528 Government St.
Nationwide Insurance: Ford Chambliss Agency
Accepting any and all types of donations.
1208 W I-65 Service Rd S
Mobile, AL 36609
My Father's Vineyard
Accepting items Monday-Thurs. 9am- 4:30pm
8130 Pensacola Blvd.
Pensacola, FL 32534
No clothing; tax receipts available
Suggested items: Cases of Bottled Water, Non Perishable food items, Diapers, Formula, Blankets, Flashlights, Batteries, Pallets, Hygiene Items, 4 oz Hand Sanitizer, 4 oz Sunscreen Chap stick
Semmes for Pratt City, working with Toomers for Tuscaloosa
Accepting donations at "Focused On U" in Semmes behind the Semmes Public Library
4276 McCrary Road
Semmes, AL 36575-4481
All hygiene, baby needs, cleaning needs, sanitary needs; for kids, colors, pens/paper, small toys; also need first aid supplies, tylenol, etc. For MGM students, they can donate at the store or send their donations to the school via the Senior Sponsor, Charlie Crabtree.
Alabama Baptist Children's Homes & Family Ministries
Donation drop-off, Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
Suggested items: diapers, wipes, formula, bottles (new), baby food, pacifiers, baby powder, baby lotion & diaper rash cream
6512 Grelot Road,
The Fellowship of Christian Leaders Disaster Relief
3800 St Stephen Rd
Eight Mile,Alabama 36613
Contact Person: Annette Johnson or Lillie Mancarella
Serving as drop-off locations for disaster relief supplies beginning Fri., May 6 and continuing as long as necessary
Most needed items are bottled water, non-perishable food items, baby diapers,wipes and powdered infant formula,New underwear & socks(men,women and children),Toiletries(toothbrushes,toothpaste,shampoo,soap etc; )Please No glass containers or household items. Check or Money Orders made out to Taking It By Force Outreach Ministry.
Donation drop-off for North Alabama
Example items: Blankets, camp stoves, propane bottle for camp stove, camping pots, paper products, diapers & wipes, Insect spray, juice, water, snack food, personal hygiene products. NO CLOTHES. Donate between 7:30 and 3:30, Monday-Friday.
4440 McCrary Road
Autumn Chase Apartments
Donation drop-off site - Trucks load May 7, 14 and 21
6617 Grelot Rd.
Mobile, AL 36695
Stockton First Baptist Church
Bottled water, non-perishable foods, toiletries, diapers, wipes. No clothing, please.
52700 State Hwy 59
Stockton, AL 36579
Bryant Bank in Baldwin County
Donation drop-off sites
Requested items: disposable diapers, toiletries, baby items; NO clothing items
1502 N. McKenzie St.
1801 US Hwy 98
Southern Rose Florist And Gifts
Donation site, accepting Mon.-Fri., 9am-6pm
13318 N. Wintzell Ave.
Bayou La Batre, AL
Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic &
Volunteers of America Southeast
Collection site for donations and care packages, beginning Mon., May 2
Drop-off areas will be located on the 1st floor of Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic
3610 Springhill Memorial Dr North
Mobile, AL 36608
Kid Plus Child Development Center
Donation drop-off: bottled water, toiletries, diapers, wipes. No clothing, please.
900 South Bay Street
Foley, AL 36535
Soldiers of the Cross Motorcycle Ministry
Donations being collected at The Burn Out Bar and Grille
7151 Hwy 158, six miles west of I-65
Eight Mile, AL
Mobile Elks Lodge
Drop-off for non-perishables
2761 Dauphin Island Pkwy
Operation Tommy's Child
First Baptist Church of Gulf Breeze
Headed to Rainsville & Fort Payne, AL areas
Drop-off in front of Bruno's
334 Gulf Breeze Pkwy
Gulf Breeze, FL
Bay Area Food Bank & All Walmarts in Mobile & Baldwin Counties
Serving as drop-off locations for diaster relief supplies beginning Fri., Apr. 29 and continuing as long as necessary
Most needed items are bottled water, non-perishable food items and disposable diapers. Please NO glass containers, household items or clothing.
Drop-off at designated bins at all Walmart stores in Mobile and Baldwin Counties
or at the loading dock of the Bay Area Food Bank.
Bay Area Food Bank - Theodore warehouse
5248 Mobile South St.
Theodore, AL 36582
Chris Myers Donation Drop-off
Chris Myers Automall
27161 Hwy 98
Chris Myers Nissan
29788 Frederick Blvd. (Exit 38, Daphne)
Suggested items: Water, tarps, trash bags, baby wipes, hand sanitizers, work gloves, gas cards (for chain saws), bug spray, batters and flashlights, crackers and peanut butter.
Volunteers of America
600 Azalea Rd.
Suggested donation items:
Non-perishable food items
Toiletries (toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand sanitizer, soap etc.)
Flashlights and batteries
Teddy Bears for the children
South Alabama Tornado Relief Clothing Drive
Drop Off Location:
Daphne Fire Department
28280 North Main Street
Daphne, AL 36526
For more info: 251-510-9046
American Café in the Yester Oaks shopping center in Mobile will be giving away free appetizer card in exchange for donations for tornado victims throughout Alabama.
Dianne Hurst, Manager
Kyle Young, General Manager
362-A Airport Blvd.
Mobile, AL 36608
REMAX of Gulf Shores &
Gulf Shores Title
Donation drop-off sites:
REMAX of Gulf Shores
645 Gulf Shores Pkwy
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Gulf Shores Title
100 Cove Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Clothes, baby items, pet items, cleaning supplies etc will be greatly appreciated.
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers
The storms have created a critical need for blood donations.
To donate blood: LifeSouth also has donor centers on Alabama’s Gulf Coast: in Mobile at 967 Hillcrest Road; in Daphne at 6451 Merritt Blvd.; and in Fairhope at Thomas Medical Center, 750 Morphy Ave. Call toll-free (888) 795-2707 for more information and hours of operation.
ANYTIME Fitness and IronHeadZ.com
ANYTIME Fitness Donation Sites:
9120 Airport Blvd (West Mobile)
3456 Hillcrest Rd. (Girby Rd/Hillcrest Rd)
IronHeadZ.com Donation Sites:
Online at www.IronHeadZ.com or
9170 Airport Blvd (West Mobile)
801 Hwy 43 (Saraland, AL)
Kids Kottage in West Mobile is loading up supplies to take to Tuscaloosa, esp. baby/kids items. You can find more details on their Facebook page .
1781 County Road 33 (near Dawes Rd.)
Mobile, AL 36695
The Posh Tot Boutique
Accepting donations at the store during business hours.
706 D'Olive Street
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Alabama Tornado Relief Fund
Donate via your mobile phone:
To make a $10 donation, just text "REDCROSS" to 90999.
Find a Red Cross shelter near you:
Storm survivors: Register yourself as "Safe and Well:"
Register online at the Red Cross site
Those who need assistance anywhere in Alabama can call the United Way at 211.
Report an outage:
Outage and power restoration updates:
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA SOUTHEAST
Donate via text message:
Text "VOA" to 27722
THE SALVATION ARMY
Salvation Army's Tornado Disaster Response
Donate Online - designate "April 2011 Tornado Outbreak:"
Financial donations are needed to support disaster relief efforts. The Salvation Army asks those who want to help to visit www.salvationarmyusa.org or call 1-800-SAL-ARMY and designate April 2011 Tornado Outbreak. Donors may text “GIVE” to 80888. Checks may be made out to The Salvation Army Disaster Relief, P.O. Box 100339, Atlanta, GA 30384-0339. Monetary donations will ensure The Salvation Army can meet the most immediate needs of those impacted by disaster.
GOVERNOR'S EMERGENCY RELIEF FUND
Alabama Storm Response Center:
Call 1-866-465-2241 between the hours of 7am-7pm
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