|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 beds or bedding
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
Shampoo and conditioner
Baby Diapers all sizes
Household cleaning supplies
Trash bags all sizes
Batteries all sizes
Work gloves all sizes
Baggies all sizes
Brooms, mops, dustpans
Washing detergent or pods
Fabric softener sheets
Over the counter meds (not expired): Neosporin, band aids, Tylenol, Advil, aspirin, etc.
Styrofoam or plastic disposable cups
Plasticware(forks, knives, spoons)
Non-Perishable food (not expired):
Boxed macaroni and cheese
Canned vegetables, fruits, and soups
Spaghetti sauce in jar or can
Salt and pepper
Gatorade all flavors
Points of distribution and operating hours will be announced soon.