JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Multiple organizations are helping to get donations to those affected by the tornadoes that swept across Mississippi on Friday, March 24.

WJTV 12 News has partnered with the American Red Cross, which is accepting donations for those affected by the southern storms on its website. To donate by phone or to get assistance with your donation, you can contact the Red Cross at 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669).

Every Goodwill Donation Center in Mississippi will be accepting donations for storm victims until Friday, March 31. The following items are being requested:

  • Canned foods
  • Baby diapers and wipes
  • Toiletries
  • Paper towels
  • Tissues
  • Toilet paper
  • Bottled water

The City of Gluckstadt is also accepting donations at City Hall. The following items are being requested for storm victims:

  • Water
  • Manual can openers
  • Plastic food containers
  • Zip-lock bags
  • Baby supplies (formula, diapers, wipes)
  • Personal care
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste
  • Comb/brush
  • Deodorant
  • Pet food
  • Pet carriers
  • Leashes/collars
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Laundry detergent
  • Dish soap
  • Rubber and work gloves
  • Tarps
  • 5-gallon buckets
  • Rakes, shovels, brooms
  • Trash cans
  • Batteries, flashlights
  • Duct tape
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain ponchos
  • Blankets
  • Generators
  • Grills
  • Hand tools, screwdrivers, saws

In Hattiesburg, people and organizations can drop off donations at any Hattiesburg Fire Station or at 4080 U.S. Highway 11.

Donations and supplies can be dropped off at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Monetary donations can be made to verified fundraisers through GoFundMe’s centralized hub.

The Jones County Sheriff’s Department will also hold a tornado relief supplies drive for Rolling Fork, which will begin on Monday, March 27.

The department will collect bottled water and sports drinks, non-perishable food items, plastic utensils, paper or plastic disposable plates and bowls, paper goods, manual can openers, flashlights, batteries, cleaning supplies, tarps, brooms, mops, and plastic buckets. The department will not accept clothes donations at this time.

Financial donations will be used to purchase relief supplies. The donation location will be the sheriff’s department, located at 419 Yates Avenue in Laurel. The hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Laurel School District is accepting items like personal hygiene products, paper towels, cleaning supplies, work gloves, heavy-duty garbage bags, five-gallon buckets, non-perishable food items, pet food and more.

Donations can be dropped off at Laurel High School, Laurel Middle School, Laurel Upper Elementary School, Laurel Magnet School of the Arts, Oak Park Elementary School and Mason Elementary School.

The Salvation Army of Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi deployed teams of response units early Saturday morning to serve the survivors of the deadly tornadoes.

The Salvation Army is seeking public support to help continue its relief efforts. Donations can be made through helpsalvationarmy.org or by texting MSTORNADOES to 51555.

The Rolling Fork National Guard/Civic Center is open and accepting donations. 

The Department of Public Safety, MEMA, and The Department of Agriculture have teamed together to accept donations of bottled water, canned goods, and paper products. The donation site is at the Old Armory at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds. Donations will be accepted Sunday, March 26 through Tuesday, March 28 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. 

The City of Olive Branch is working alongside MEMA to accept donations of supplies, bottled water, canned goods and paper products. Donations will be accepted at the City of Olive Branch Fleet Services located at 10414 Hwy 178 next to the Olive Branch Police Department. They will be open Sunday (3/26) 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and Monday (3/27) through Wednesday (3/29) from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. 

The Amory Regional Museum is accepting supplies only, no monetary donations. The address is 801 3rd Street South in Amory. A GoFundMe was also set up to help the Amory Humane Society, which took a direct hit from the storm.

Monetary donations can be sent to the Community Foundation of Washing County at P.O. Box 5910 Greenville, MS 39704. 

Crossway Church is accepting donations at 1825 Highway 61 South in Vicksburg, MS 39180. 

Molina Healthcare of Mississippi’s mobile clinic will be onsite on Monday, March 27 at the Civic Center in Rolling Fork, Parking lot W, until 4:00 p.m.  They will be providing first aid services as well as water, to those in need.

Molina and the Red Cross will also be distributing supplies to families in need beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, March 27 at South Delta Elementary School, 138 Weathers Ave., Rolling Fork, MS 39159. One tote per family, while supplies last.

Lowe’s will pass out free buckets of cleaning supplies to help Mississippi residents on Tuesday, March 28 starting at 10:00 a.m. More than 450 free buckets will be distributed at Sharkey-Issaquena Academy in Rolling Fork while supplies last. 

Supplies include sponges, masks, disinfectant spray, flashlights, bottled water, trash bags, goggles and hand sanitizer to help with recovery and cleanup.

Pearson Baptist Church in Pearl is collecting donations to assist tornado survivors in the Delta. If you’d like to help, stop by the church on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The church is located at 151 S. Pearson Road.

Here are the most needed items:

  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Small hand tools like hammers, rakes, shovels
  • Work gloves
  • Tarps
  • Underwear
  • Socks
  • Trash Bags

Walmart and The Salvation Army are holding a bulk water distribution for tornado survivors of Rolling Fork and the surrounding communities on Tuesday, March 28. Walmart will donate a semi-load of water and have their cook trailer on site.

Water and food distribution will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the South Delta Elementary School, located at 138 Weathers Avenue.

The Laurel Police Department will collect donations at the City of Laurel Law Enforcement Complex, located at 317 South Magnolia Street. The following items are needed:

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Toiletries
  • Personal hygiene prodoucts
  • Diapers
  • Baby wipes
  • Rain ponchos
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Pet food

The City of Hattiesburg will collect donations through Thursday, March 30. The following items can be dropped off at any Hattiesburg Fire Department station or the Forrest County Emergency Management Office (4080 US Hwy 11):

  • Bottled water
  • Canned foods
  • Paper Products
  • Pet Food
  • Diapers and Wipes
  • Manual can openers
  • Baby formula
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Toothpaste/Toothbrush
  • Pet carriers
  • Laundry detergent
  • Cleaning Supplies

Miskelly Furniture will collect donations to help those in Rolling Fork. The business will collection donations at their location at 101 Airport Road in Pearl from Tuesday, March 28 to Thursday, March 30. The following items will be collected:

  • Baby diapers and wipes
  • Formula
  • Baby food
  • Toiletries
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Bottled water
  • Canned food
  • Can openers

Broadmoor Baptist Church is partnering with Digio Strategies to collect and deliver supplies to the Rolling Fork community this week. Drop off locations are at the Madison Lowe’s or the Madison Kroger at Colony Crossing. Below is a list of items recommended that are being collected:

  • Dry cereal
  • Canned goods such as fruit, vegetables, juice, soups, meats, pasta, beans
  • Nuts
  • Peanut butter
  • Bread
  • Crackers
  • Granola and energy bars
  • Un-refrigerated fruit such as bananas, apples, and oranges
  • Pet food
  • Baby food and bottles
  • Rice and pasta
  • Pasta sauce
  • Seasonings
  • Oats
  • Rain gear
  • Paper towels
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Rope
  • Duct tape
  • Garbage bags
  • Aluminum foil
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Grill
  • Charcoal
  • Lighter
  • Lighter fluid
  • Manual can opener
  • Large sealable bags to store documents
  • Strike anywhere matches
  • Resealable sandwich bags
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Dish soap
  • Paper plates and cups
  • Plastic utensils
  • Pet leashes, collars, food bowls, and carriers
  • Baby diapers, wipes, and rash creams

The Mississippi MOVE office, located at 501 W. County Line Road, will collect donations between 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 29. They will collect the following items:

  • Tissue
  • Paper Towels
  • Cleaner (Clorox Clean Up)
  • Disinfectant Spray
  • Soap
  • Towels
  • Deodorant
  • Toothpaste and Toothbrush

The City of Natchez will also collect donations at the Natchez Fire Station #1, 800 Main Street, or the Natchez Police Department, 233 Devereaux Drive. The city will deliver the items to Rolling Fork sometime Wednesday after noon.

  • New Blankets and Pillows
  • Gatorade
  • Chapstick
  • Sunscreen
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Insect Repellent

From Saturday, April 1 through Friday, April 7, all Firehouse Subs restaurants are raising money for Mississippi tornado relief efforts. Firehouse Subs guests can simply donate at their local restaurant.

Students, parents, and community members are collecting items and raising money for Mississippi tornado victims next week. The Oakdale Elementary School PTO has organized a donation drive to be held at the school. All of the donations and proceeds will go to tornado clean-up and relief efforts in Rolling Fork and the surrounding areas struck by tornadoes.

The donation drive includes both money fundraisers and item collections. On Thursday, April 6, a trailer will be in the school parking lot to load donations. Volunteers will be on hand to collect the items from students, parents, and anyone else who wants to drop off items. It is open to anyone who wants to donate to tornado recovery efforts. The PTO requests people only bring paper goods, cleaning supplies, water and non-perishable food items as these are the most needed supplies requested in the tornado ravaged communities.