Donation and volunteer information

Published: Apr. 28, 2011 at 3:25 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 17, 2011 at 1:56 PM CDT
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211 Statewide Volunteer Hotline: Governor Robert Bentley encourages volunteers to use Alabama's Statewide 211 Volunteer Call Center. The Statewide Volunteer Call Center is a 24/7 volunteer and donations hotline that provides an opportunity for people to connect to available volunteer and donation options. By calling 211 (in the state of Alabama or toll free 1-888-421-1266) or visiting, individuals can register to volunteer or provide a financial donation to the Governor's Emergency Relief Fund.

John Johnson with Capital Graphics wants everyone to know about their Fill the Trailer for Tornado Relief Drive.

They have a trailer at their location: 1618 S. Decatur St. (across the street from Filet and Vine)

They are accepting donations of food, supplies and water for the Tuscaloosa tornado victims.  They are will be working with the Red Cross to get the supplies to a designated site, so if you want to donate to the relief effort, but don't know how to transport them, bring your donations to Capital Graphics.

Shoal Creek Baptist in Deatsville Alabama is planning a Disaster Relief Fishing Tournament on May 21st at Alabama River/Cooters Pond. Cost per boat is $80.

It starts at safe light and end at 3pm. All money will go to Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief Fund to help tornado victims. Contact Shoal Creek Baptist 334-569-2482 or cell 334-612-9745

Bridge of Life Assembly of God is now a drop off site for tornado disaster relief. We have an 18-wheeler trailer we are trying to fill with supplies. We are accepting all donations of anything from paper towels and toiletries to canned food and water. The office is open 9-5 Monday-Thursday.

We have a list of items for anyone that would like to pick one up at the church office. We are also accepting monetary donations and all dollars will go directly to the relief efforts.

If you would like more information please contact the church office @ 334-396-0208 or visit our website at

Anchor Mortgage Montgomery is accepting all non-perishable donations. 
4260 Carmichael Ct. N. in Montgomery.

Capitol Hyundai on the East Boulevard in Montgomery and a River Region advocacy group for animals are working together to receive donations for pets who have lost their families and have been hurt or traumatized by the storm. Starting Monday, That Animal Group will collect non-perishable pet food and supplies for animals at Capitol Hyundai at 2820 Eastern Bypass at the corner of Vaughn Road and the Eastern Boulevard next to the Regions Bank. TAG will also accept monetary donations and provide letters acknowledging tax-deductible donations of money on request.

The Wetumpka Herald office on 300 Green St. will be accepting items such as canned and nonperishable foods, paper goods (plates, paper towels, etc.), baby food, diapers and other infant items starting Monday morning at 8 a.m. The Herald office will accept the items and make sure they are distributed to those in need in Eclectic and the surrounding communities affected by Wednesday's tornado. The Herald office is open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Donations are being accepted by the Kindness Ministry at First Baptist Church of Eclectic, 203 Claud Road.

Elmore County High School will accept donations in the gym and volunteers can report to the cafeteria. 

On May 9 and 10 the New Home Assembly of God in Slapout is collecting diapers and baby food for the storm victims at its fellowship hall. Collections will run from 4:30 pm until 8 pm both days.

A&J Rentals in Prattville at 501 E. Main Street is a drop off point for relief material. They are collecting water, diapers, clothes, first aid, even spare lumber.

The American Legion Post 133 at 4980 Main Street in Millbrook is collecting nonperishable goods to assist tornado victims. They are working with the city of Millbrook to deliver the items. For more information: Dan Lawless 202-3534

Crosspoint Christian Church in Selma is accepting donations (clothes, nonperishable food, toiletries).

The Piggly Wiggly at 13759 Brooklyn Road in Andalusia will be collecting supplies and non-perishable items.

Brewbaker Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep at 300 Eastern Boulevard in Montgomery will be collecting supplies and non-perishable food items for disaster relief.

Capitol Hyundai at 2820 Eastern Boulevard in Montgomery will be collecting non-perishable food items for disaster relief.

Terra Cotta and Collage in Troy is taking a collection of food, clothing and monetary donations for storm victims.

The Union Springs First United Methodist Church on South Powell Street will be collecting supplies and money for tornado victims on Sunday in the parking lot behind the church.

The Fountain of Grace Church at 881 McQueen-Smith Road South in Prattville is looking for specific items to send to Birmingham for tornado victims. They are collecting bottled water, first aid kits (containing supplies like gauze, bandages, tweezers, gloves, sunscreen, etc.), food (ready-to-eat canned or boxed meals, canned juices and soup, pantry staples, high energy foods including peanut butter and jelly, crackers, granola, trail mix, vitamins, food for elderly and infants, and comfort/stress foods), basic non-prescription medication, tools and supplies (mess kits, battery-operated radios, flashlights, canned fuel, foil, matches, needles and thread, tarps, car chargers, sleeping bags, 5gal. buckets for toilets, etc.) and monetary donations.

Alabama Power Sports on Citizens Parkway in Selma is collecting supplies and canned goods for tornado victims. No monetary donations please.

First Community Bank is accepting donations at all branches to help those in our community affected by the storms. You may donate cash, canned goods, bottled water, & other non-perishable items. If you have questions contact Jessie at (334)567-0081 or

Silver Lining Consignment Boutique in Hoover on Hwy 150 is collecting monetary donations for the Mid Alabama Region of the American Red Cross for Alabama tornado relief efforts and matching every donation, dollar-for-dollar.

The UPS Store in Prattville is accepting Red Cross Donations as well as non-perishables. They're located in front of the Home Depot. 334-290-3392

The Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions is collecting financial donations online at or by check: mail checks payable to State Board of Missions, P.O. Box 11870, Montgomery, AL 36111-0870. Please note "Alabama tornado relief" on the check. Check for more information.

Little Lambs and Ivy Daycare in Dadeville is collecting bottled water, power bars, breakfast bars, Gatorade, toiletries and non-perishable food items.

The Medicine Shoppe in Prattville is talking donations for the victims of this terrible storm. We are accepting clothes, food items, hygiene products, monetary donations, and anything else that people think could be used. The address is 959 East Main St, any questions can call 334-358-1630.

For those who want to donate supplies (water, toiletries, etc) you may take it to Dothan First Church of the Nazarene, 1081 Honeysuckle Road, Dothan.

Sears - Prattville will be taking donations of money and supplies at their location at 690 McQueen-Smith Road. They are hoping to fill a large trailer. No clothing donations at this time please.

Superior Bank on Atlanta Hwy in Montgomery is accepting donations for the Red Cross Relief Fund.

Volunteer Recovery Reception, 40 Kowaliga Rd. in Eclectic, AL the Harden Building.  Disaster Recovery Center for victims and pre FEMA registration.  Victims Center at 65 Kowaliga Rd. for people needing assistance with food and clothing. To donate goods call 211. Victims with property damage must call FEMA at 1-800-621-3362.

Drop off information in the Prattville area for Eclectic:

The River of Life and Jose Cantina is partnering to provide Tornado Relief items that will be delivered to the First Baptist Church in Eclectic. Donations can be brought to the River of Life Church at 116 County Road 40 East in Pine Level (North of Prattville) from 8am-8pm every day. POC is Pastor Nick Edwards 334-651-1270 or Scott Sumner at 334-730-3822.

Items needed:

Personal hygiene products (soap, shampoo, comb, brush, toothpaste) Wash cloths, Towels Wipes Gallon ziplock bags Trash bags Sunscreen Work gloves Non-perishable food Can opener and utensils Pots and pans Dishes Tape First Aid kits Rubbermaid containers.

The Courtyards at Auburn will be accepting non-perishable food items and supplies. We are open 9am - 5pm  Mon - Fri and 12pm -4pm Sat. We are at the corner of North Dean Rd and Annalue Dr in Auburn.

Beginning May 1, 2011 Bridge of Life Assembly of God is now a drop off site for tornado disaster relief. We have an 18-wheeler trailer we are trying to fill with supplies. We are accepting all donations of anything from paper towels and toiletries to canned food and water. The office is open 9-5 Monday-Thursday.

We have a list of items for anyone that would like to pick one up at the church office.

We are also accepting monetary donations and all dollars will go directly to the relief efforts.

If you would like more information please contact the church office @ 334-396-0208 or visit our website at

The Alabama Association of REALTORS® is collecting donations to be distributed to tornado victims in Morgan and Lawrence counties.

Specific items needed: Trash bags, household cleaners, bleach, candles, oil lamps with oil, generators, chainsaws, gloves for workers, rakes and other yard equipment.

Baby items needed: Wipes, diapers, formula, clothing and toys.

Other items needed: Bottled water and non-perishable food, underwear (all sizes) and toiletries.

Dropoff location: 522 Washington Avenue in Montgomery, 334-262-3808

Greenetrack, Inc.  located on Exit 45 off of I 20-59 South is now a drop off point for donations for tornado victims in the Greene County area.   Look for the Greenetrack truck parked at the entrance.


Forest Hill Baptist Church in Linden, AL (Marengo County) is a distribution site for items to be delivered to Tuscaloosa tornado victims. We are taking donations through the month of May with loads going immediately and at the end of the month. All items will be accepted, but hygiene items will be greatly appreciated. Items can be dropped off at the church. For more questions, please call the church at (334) 295-8641

Holy Cross School is collecting items in conjunction with the Jackson Hospital Foundation.  These items will be sent to the Druid City Hospital Collection Center in Tuscaloosa.  Items needed are as follows (all new/unopened packages):

Socks, Undershirts/t-shirts, Underwear, Flip Flop Sandals, Baby Diapers/Baby Wipes

Items can be delivered to Holy Cross School, 4400 Bell Road, Montgomery.

Contact Outreach Coordinator Marcia Bazzell, 395-8222.

Friends and Family of Dana Dunn, a native of Eclectic was injured in last weeks Tornado Outbreak have opened up a relief fund at Max Credit Union to allow people to help in cost and damages.

Dana Dunn is currently still in recovery at the Tallassee Community Hospital. Also affected was Dunn's Grandson Eric Copper. He is in stable condition at UAB Children's Hopsital.

The Pine Level Cultural Center is taking donations for the tornado victims in the Eclectic/Dadeville area. We are filling a tractor trailer and delivering to FBC Eclectic. Accepting donations all week. POC is Scott Sumner 334-730-3822 or Nick Edwards 334-651-1270.



Knology is asking that individuals bring any donations – non-perishable food, clothing, water, baby items, pet supplies, etc. – to its payment center, located at 2774 East Blvd. Items can be dropped off during regular business hours, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Wednesday 9 .a.m. – and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 1.p.m.


Opelika - Trinity UMC, 800 2nd Ave – Christian Life Center Fellowship Hall is collecting donations for Eclectic / Dadeville area. No more clothing. Gatorade/PowerAde, Non-Perishable Food, 100ft Extension Cords, Standalone Work Lights, Batteries, Bulbs, Deep Woods Off, etc all needed. 334-745-2632. 

LBA Hospitality have set up a semi trailer in Kohl's parking lot in Prattville with a goal of filling the trailer with donated items to take to the tornado victims in Tuscaloosa. We currently have five assocites that were affected by the tornado in Tuscaloosa. We have five hotels located in Prattville/Montgomery/Auburn area that are set up as donations center that will be accepting any donations between now and May 15th from 7am - 7pm. All donations can be dropped off at any locations listed below:


Hotel #1


Hotel Name: Courtyard By Marriott

Address: 2620 Legends Parkway

                Prattville, AL 36066

Phone: 334-290-1270

General Manager: Mac Patel



Hotel #2


Hotel Name: Hilton Garden Inn - Montgomery East

Address: 1800 Interstate Park Drive              

                 Montgomery, AL 36109

Phone: 334-272-2225

General Manager: Debra Matthews



Hotel #3


Hotel Name: Homewood Suites

Address: 1800 Interstate Park Drive              

                 Montgomery, AL 36109

Phone: 334-272-3010

General Manager: Not Available



Hotel #4


Hotel Name: SpringHill Suites

Address: 1201 Townplace Drive

                 Montgomery, AL 36106

Phone: 334-409-9999

Fax: 334-409-0061

General Manager: Francine Mollette



Hotel #5


Hotel Name: Hilton Garden Inn Auburn

Address: 2555 Hilton Garden Drive

                 Auburn, AL 36830

Phone: 334-502-3500

Fax: 334-502-3572

General Manager: Terrie McConnell


All Pri-Med facilities in the Tri-County area are accepting donations. Their list of suggested items are: Baby Wipes, Feminine Hygiene Products, Diapers, Formula, Underwear, Socks, Ready-to-eat Meals, Juice Boxes, Non-perishable foods, Sleeping Bags, Tents, Batteries, Flashlights, Battery-operated Fans, and Tarps.

Companion Animal Hospital, 3720 Highway 431 North, Phenix City, Russell County, Alabama.  (The clinic is located in front of the Super Wal-Mart in Phenix City) is currently collecting donations for animal shelters in the Tuscaloosa area that have been affected by recent tornadoes.  We will be accepting donations through May 13 and members of our staff will deliver the supplies on May 14.  Items that we would love to collect are:  bowls, blankets, cat food, dog food, fans, litter boxes, cat litter, pet toys, crates, carriers, pet treats, cleaning supplies (bleach, comet, sanitizer, soap, laundry detergent), mops, mop heads, and mop buckets.