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Georgia donation drop off sites

Georgia Donation Drop Off Sites

Meriwether County, GA

Meriwether County is asking for donations to help victims April 27th's tornado outbreak. Resients there need canned foods, bottled water, personal hygiene products, new clothing, underwear and socks.

You can drop your donations by the Warm Springs Fire Department at 3636 Whitehouse Parkway.

The fire department is open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.

[See also: Disaster Recovery Center Opens in Troup County]

Columbus, GA 

From Knology
Knology of Columbus Accepting Storm Relief Donations

Knology, a leading provider of interactive communications and entertainment services, is asking the Columbus community to support families affected by April 27's deadly storms by delivering relief items to its local office.  Knology is asking that individuals bring any donations – non-perishable food, clothing, water, baby items, pet supplies, etc. – to its 6050 Knology Way location. Items can be dropped off during regular business hours, Monday through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. – noon.

"We are deeply saddened by what those around us have suffered from as a result of this devastating natural disaster. We want to do all we can to ensure that we are contributing to the relief effort and are giving others an outlet to contribute as well," says George Avant, sales and marketing manager for Knology of Columbus.

From Winn-Dixie
Winn-dixie launches neighbors program for storm victims

Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., announced that beginning Saturday, April 30, guests in any of its 484 store locations throughout its operating area can help their neighbors affected by the tornadoes and severe storms that swept across the South this week by simply donating through the "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" program.

"Winn-Dixie is a part of these communities," said Mary Kellmanson, Winn-Dixie group vice president of marketing.  "It's only natural for us to put the weight of our organization against this tragedy. It's simply what good neighbors do."

Winn-Dixie customers will find "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" donation sheets available at all registers, where they can donate an amount between 50 cents and $500 directly to the American Red Cross.  The cashier will scan the "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" donation sheet, which automatically adds the amount designated by the customer to the total bill.

Funds from the "Neighbors Helping Neighbors" program will aid the American Red Cross in providing food, shelter, counseling and other assistance to the communities affected by the storms that caused major damage across the South this week.

The American Red Cross provides immediate response in more than 70,000 disasters each year through its Disaster Relief Fund.  Disasters include fires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and tornadoes.

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