As of June 21 (a month later), the death toll from the Joplin MO May 22 Tornado is approaching 155 and counting. Century 21 First Choice , Stockbridge Commons Shopping Center, and the Crossing Church have been collecting donations for victims of the Joplin devastating tornado.
Two Century 21 First Choice agents Kim Efird and Kelli Voss have been spearheading the donation drive for weeks. Their main donation event including a band is planned for Saturday June 25th from 10am to 2pm next to the Lowes Food store.
Visit their Facebook page for more info. The page is called Helping Neighbors and Beyond Tornado Disaster Relief.
Gatorade (No water)
Single packages different flavors of Crystal Light
Canned Foods, like vegetables, soups etc.
Large Trash Bags
Manual Hand operated Can openers
Flashlights with batteries
Ideally all items are in boxes, sorted out preferable on pallets as well and shrink
What is needed more than anything is CASH:
Checks can be made out to:
The Salvation Army
P.O. Box 21787
St. Louis MO 63109
(please designate the gift: “Joplin Tornado”)
Cell Phone users:
Text: “JOPLIN” to 80888 to make a USD $10 donation
The donation will be boxed up and Crossing Church will ship the items to a mission and the Salvation Army collection point in Joplin MO.
You can drop off donations anytime this week during regular business hours at the Century 21 First Choice office located at 206 Rockmount Dr Fort Mill, SC 29708 on Gold Hill Road.
For more info contact