Volunteers collecting donations for Okla. tornado victims in Blo

Volunteers collecting donations for Okla. tornado victims in Blount County


LOUISVILLE (WATE) - Tennesseans are showing off their volunteer spirit this weekend to help out the people affected by Monday's devastating Oklahoma tornado.

Volunteers are collecting donations at Louisville Christian Church from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Topside Drive.

They ask that anyone dropping off supplies label the boxes and bags with what is inside, along with the words "Oklahoma relief."

Donations can also be taken to Maryville Vineyard Saturday through Tuesday at 713 William Blount Drive, Maryville, TN 37801.

Below is a full list of the items needed:

  • Shovels/Rakes
  • Heavy duty garbage bags
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Socks
  • Shoes
  • Sports bras
  • Flip-flops
  • Underwear
  • Band-aids (preferably ones with antibiotic ointment already on them)
  • Coffee and coffee filters
  • Gloves (work gloves, kitchen gloves, latex gloves)
  • Colored Pencils (please no crayons as it will be hot and we do not want them to melt)
  • Coloring books (children's menus would work)
  • Bubbles
  • Pillows
  • Towel
  • Sheets/Blankets
  • Air Mattresses
  • Toothbrushes
  • Ziploc bags (all sizes)
  • Trash bags
  • Cup of Noodles
  • Plastic Utensils
  • Napkins
  • Toilet Paper
  • Paper Towels
  • Notepads
  • Folders (for keeping paperwork together)
  • Pens/Pencils
  • Plastic totes
  • Reusable shopping bags
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Sippy Cups
  • Pacifiers
  • Bibs (disposable preferred)
  • Puffs (baby snacks)
  • Formula
  • Contact cases
  • Contact solution
  • Reading glasses
  • Styrofoam coolers
  • Sunglasses (reasonably priced)
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