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Official Disaster Relief Donation Drop-Off Location Established in Elmore County to Assist Autauga, Elmore and Coosa Counties

Due to the tremendous need and out pouring of support in our area, the Autauga County Commission and Autauga EMA have partnered with Elmore County to provide a Donation Drop-off Location to those in need due to the severe weather events in Autauga, Coosa and Elmore Counties. Phoenix Wetumpka Industrial Investors have a 200,000 Sq. Ft. warehouse located at 3145 Elmore Rd., Wetumpka, AL, available for donation drop off and storage. 

“Autauga County is thankful for our strong partnership with the Elmore County Commission and other leaders  in the area, and the opportunity to partner together to utilize the donated space Phoenix Wetumpka Industrial Investors is providing to assist the residents in Autauga, Elmore and Coosa County. Their community support and strong partnerships are crucial as we continue working together to meet the needs of our residents and those in Elmore and Coosa who have lost so much during the tornado outbreak on January 12th”, stated Chairman Jay Thompson, Autauga County Commission.

The Donation Drop- off Location will begin receiving donations Monday, January 16th, and will be in operation for the next several weeks, Monday through Saturday, 9 AM- 6 PM. Individuals wishing to provide donations should enter the facility at the gates guard house and indicate they are dropping off donations for the tornado victims. Should a donation be in a large quantity, please call the number below to schedule your donation so appropriate volunteer resources are in place to accept the donation. Questions related to the donation drop off location should contact 804-305-6471.

 Any item donated should be in NEW packaging when possible. We will NOT accept the following:  


Used clothing

Used beds or bedding

Expired food


Used appliances

Used furniture


Items to donate include: 

Socks of all sizes

T-shirts of all sizes

Underwear all sizes male and female

Towels and washcloths

Sheets and blankets

Pillows and pillowcases

Hairbrushes and combs

Feminine hygiene items

Bar soap

Shower gel


Disposable razors

Shaving crème


Shampoo and conditioner

Baby Diapers all sizes

Baby wipes

Lysol spray

Household cleaning supplies

Trash bags all sizes

First-aid kits

Batteries all sizes

Work gloves all sizes

Baggies all sizes

Brooms, mops, dustpans



Washing detergent or pods

Fabric softener sheets

Dish liquid

Dishwasher pods

Over the counter meds (not expired): Neosporin, band aids, Tylenol, Advil, aspirin, etc.


Paper plates

Styrofoam or plastic disposable cups

Plasticware(forks, knives, spoons)

Paper towels

Toilet paper

Non-Perishable food (not expired):

Crackers(all kinds)

Boxed macaroni and cheese

Peanut butter


Dry beans


Canned vegetables, fruits, and soups

Spaghetti sauce in jar or can


Salt and pepper



Dry creamer


Cookies(no chocolate)


Granola bars

Gatorade all flavors

Bottled water


Points of  distribution and operating hours will be announced soon.