Central Arkansas businesses and organizations have established drop-off locations and donations accounts to aid in the disaster relief following Sunday's devastating storm damage.
The list will be updated as information becomes available. Feel free to comment or send information about additional locations to email@example.com.
All Arvest branches in central Arkansas will be drop off locations for disaster relief items in the wake of recent storms and tornado effective immediately.
Arvest has partnered with the non-profit organizations HisPlace HisWay in conjunction with the American Red Cross.
Needed items include:
First aid items
All cleaning products
Gloves of all sizes.
Tarps of all sizes
Most central Arkansas locations are open Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations will be accepted through Friday, May 9.
AT&T customers who want to support the Red Cross’ efforts can text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10. The donation will be charged on their monthly AT&T bill.
This week we will donate portions of paint classes and boutique sales to benefit the American Red Cross to help in recovery efforts for our neighbors. You may also drop off water and non-perishable food items in store and Branch Out will match these donations item for item.
Central Baptist College
Central Baptist College is partnering with volunteers from American Red Cross Arkansas to provide relief to those impacted by Sunday's storms. There are two donation boxes located in the Watkins Academic Building and the Mabee Student Services Complex.
Items needed at this time are:
• Leather Work Gloves - NOT cotton
• Individually Packaged Snacks
• Baby wipes
• Hand sanitizer
• 55-gallon heavy-duty trash bags
Conway High School
Conway High School is collecting:
new socks for children and adults
There is a truck in front of the Career Center. One load will go after school Wednesday to Mayflower and another load Thursday to Vilonia.
These are items that are in need. Pass the word. We are asking students to help bring items to school. If you know someone at CHS please send a donation to help our friends in need. Thank you.
Ellen Smith Elementary
Accepting donations for more information call 450-4815
First Security Bank
All First Security Banking Centers are accepting monetary and item donations for those affected by Sunday's storms.
First aid items
Non-perishable food items
New toys/coloring books/stuffed animals
****No clothes at this time.
First Service Bank in Greenbrier and Conway
The Greenbrier and Conway locations will serve as collection sites for the following items to help in relief of the tornado victims through Wednesday of this week.
Baby items, diapers, wipes etc.
Individual wrapped snack foods
All of our properties at Griffin Leggett are drop stations for the victims of the Mayflower and Vilonia Tornadoes. We will accept
You may send donations to the Miller Center (made out to Hendrix with “relief efforts” on the memo line) or via the Arkansas United Methodist Disaster Response (http://www.arumc.org/).
Stay tuned for more tornado relief-related information from Rev. J.J. Whitney in the Miller Center.
HipSway is starting a collection of supplies needed for the tornado victims and we need YOU to help us.
Here is a list of items that are needed:
Baby items (formula, diapers and wipes)
Boxed or wrapped snack foods
Personal hygiene items (travel size toothpaste, shampoo, toothbrushes, soap, deodorant, etc.)
Pet supplies (dog, cat and horse)
We will be accepting items starting today through Friday, and will be distributing them as needed to local churches and shelters.
The Home Depot Conway
The Home Depot at 500 Elsinger Blvd. in Conway will remain open 24 hours a day now through Friday to help volunteers in the clean up effort after Sunday's tornado that destroyed homes and businesses in Mayflower and Vilonia.
Mt. Vernon-Enola Elementary School Office
Items will be delivered to designated drop sites in the areas of need.
Non-Perishable food items
Point of Grace Baptist Church
(767 Hwy. 64 B, Conway, AR 72032)
The Point 94.1
The Point 94.1 kicked off the “Road to Relief” today to help raise much needed funds and items to assist in relief efforts to aid those in need after the tragic outbreak of tornadoes that ravaged much of Arkansas on the evening of Sunday, April 27.
Tuesday, hosts Ashley King and Drew Mitchell of “The Morning Routine” will be at Landers Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Benton from 6 - 10 a.m. followed by Mike Kennedy making stops at Superior Dodge in Conway from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and Home Depot in Conway from 3 - 6 p.m.
Items of need at this time include:
Non-perishable food items
Tools such as shovels and chainsaws.
Plastic totes and tubs for storage and all other items.
Quitman Public Library
Drop-off location, 5904 Heber Springs Rd. W., Quitman.
Regions Bank established the Arkansas Disaster Relief Fund to assist communities in the recovery from Sunday’s severe storms and tornadoes.
Money donated to the Arkansas Disaster Relief Fund will be given to the American Red Cross to assist various communities in their recovery efforts. Tax-deductible donations can be made at any Regions Bank location throughout Arkansas and the 16 states Regions serves.
Further, Regions branch locations in Conway, Greenbrier, Morrilton, Russellville and Clarksville, have been designated as American Red Cross disaster relief drop-off locations.
Associates and disaster relief workers will accept donations of non-perishable items such as:
Soap and other toiletries
Non-perishable food items will also be accepted.
Regions in downtown Conway is collecting items for those affected by Sunday night's severe weather in which tornados touched down in the communities of Vilonia and Mayflower.
Small Snack Packages (peanut butter crackers, etc.)
Rose Bud Community Center
Rose Bud School is collecting items at the Community Center. Call Christy English at 556-5152 for info.
After the devastating tornadoes in Mayflower and Vilonia, Strain Photography has teamed up with Conway Santa for a toy drive to begin immediately for the families and children impacted by this storm.
We ask that you bring new toys to Strain photography 1025 Parkway in downtown Conway between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday - Friday.
In an effort to assist Arkansas residents who are impacted by this weekend’s tornadoes in Central Arkansas, Subway restaurants is providing food and supplies to local Red Cross shelters across the region. The total donation includes the following:
o 5,900 sandwiches
o 1,800 cookies
o 6,400 bags of chips
o 42 cases of water
Kim Strzlecki, a representative of Subway restaurants for the Little Rock area, will make the first delivery to the shelter at Mayflower High School. It is located at 10 Leslie King Dr. in Mayflower, AR. The donation will take place at 10:30 a.m.
This shelter is currently serving 2,000 meals each day.
Superior Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram of Conway
Drop off point for donations. 1201 Exchange Ave, Conway.
The Vintage Marketplace
(444 Hwy 64 E, Conway, AR)
Our store will be a drop off point from 10-2 each day for supplies and nonperishable items needed for tornado relief in Vilonia. Items needed at this time:
Plastic storage bins with lids
Shovels and rakes
Non perishable snacks
Blankets, towels, and toiletries.
University of Central Arkansas
The University has set up two drop off locations for storm relief items. Signage designating the following locations will be posted:
Room 109, Torreyson Library
UCA Physical Plant
Storm relief items needed at this time are the following:
Clothing is not requested at this time.
The UCA Foundation, Inc. has established a Disaster Assistance Fund for UCA faculty, staff, and students. Funds can be donated online at http://uca.edu/go/DisasterAssistanceFund.
United Way of Central Arkansas
United Way of Central Arkansas will be collecting cash donations and supplies for the victims of the tornado.
Please drop off any form of donation to their office at 1120 Oak St in Downtown Conway. If you have any questions please call 501-327-5087.
Supplies can include:
-Clothes for all ages
Please go to their website for more information.
Vilonia Church of Christ
has 2 buildings full of items and they will be passing them out and you can pick up there. They will be getting two PODS for more supplies being delivered.
Storage Tubs with Lids
Snack Foods (Individually wrapped, no cooking needed)
Fuel for camp stoves
Whit Davis Lumber Plus at 80 S. Broadview St. in Greenbrier
Whit Davis Lumber Plus in Greenbrier is working with the United Way of Central Arkansas to collect items for those affected by Sunday night's severe weather.
Supplies can include:
-Clothes for all ages
ZAZA Fine Salad + Wood Oven Pizza Conway
ZAZA is an official monetary donation station for the Red Cross Arkansas Tornado Relief Effort. Make your donation while you’re in the store and we’ll feed you in addition to your donations.
ZAZA will also donate 10 percent of sales now through Wednesday to ARC Relief Efforts.
Donate $10 - $49 = Free Gelato
Donate $50 - $100 = Free Salad or Pizza
Every donor will be entered to win dinner for two.
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