Monday, April 26, 2010

Opportunities to volunteer or donate your stockpile!

This information is from the Clarion Ledger
# An 18-wheeler is collecting items outside Brandon City Hall, 1000 Municipal Drive., from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. The city can accept toiletries, cleaning supplies, bottled water, drinks, and money. For more information, call 601-824-4579 or 601-955-1960.

# Hinds County Sheriff’s Department along with the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce and Church of Christ Disaster Relief team has set up an 18 wheeler truck at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds to accept non-perishable food, bottled water, clothing and bedding. They will be at that location all week. All of the donated items are then transported to Yazoo City Church of Christ 1230 E. Broadway, Yazoo City for distribution each evening. The church is only open during daylight hours. Call Steve Pickett at (601) 260-9876.

# The Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service has asked that charities, businesses and individuals who would like to volunteer to register at or call (888) 353-1793. MCVS has asked that volunteers stand by until they are contacted.

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