We've been assisting in disasters since the
Joplin, MO tornado.
Below are ways that you can help us be prepared when disasters hit by donating any of the following. When a disaster strikes, we will request more items that are better not stored.
Battery-powered NOAA Weather Radio
Batteries all sizes
First aid kit supplies
N95 or surgical masks
New (packaged) socks, underwear, and T-shirts (ALL sizes including Child Sizes)
Tarps (All Sizes)
Manual Can Openers
Heavy duty trash bags with ties
Toiletries: toilet paper, toothbrushes / toothpaste, feminine hygiene products, wet wipes, hand sanitizer
Medical supplies (Band-Aids various sizes, Neosporin, Gauze pads (various sizes), alcohol (or alcohol pads), hydrogen peroxide (or HP pads), tweezers, scissors, medical tape, over the counter medications
ex. Aspirin, Imodium A-D, Alka- Seltzer, Tums)
First Aid Kits
Baby supplies; diapers, wipes, rash ointment, new (packaged) bottles
NO USED CLOTHING PLEASE!!
"Unsolicited donated goods, such as used clothing, require the added cost of storage and valuable disaster response staff and volunteer time, which could be better used helping meet people's real needs.”