WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - As relief efforts continue across the state of Texas following devastating wind and rain in the south several local and regional organizations and businesses have begun collecting donations.
First Texas Home Health is currently collecting materials or monetary donations at 710 Lamar Street, Suite 340 until Thursday morning.
Listed items include:
· Band aids
· Hand sanitizers
· Alcohol pads
· Wet wipes
· Latex gloves
· Any size zip lock bags
· Mouth wash
· Body soap
· Feminine hygiene
· Baby diapers
· Adult diapers
· Chap stick
The Walmart on Lawrence Road is collecting donated items for the next few days. Customers can drop off toiletries and other items they would like to donate to a brown bin towards the front of the store.
The Texas Blood Institute is asking for blood donations. The Wichita Falls office is located at 3709 Gregory Street. The phone number is (940) 689-2400.
You can text "HARVEY" to 90999 to donate $10 to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
The Wichita Falls Fire Department is collecting water at each station to send to first responders in south Texas. You can drop off a case at any station location.
The Courtyard Marriott in Wichita Falls is collecting donations at the hotel located at 3800 Tarry Street. A list of items includes:
• New or Gently Used Clothing
• Hygiene Products
• Non-Perishable Food
The Faith Mission through its resale store is helping the victims of Hurricane Harvey by donating 10% of all their sales from August 28 – September 3, 2017, to a charity that is on the ground and is already providing meals and other services. Faith Resale and Donation Center is located at 4502 Old Jacksboro Highway and is open from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Monday through Saturday.
Midwestern State University has several donations bins around campus. Officials said the most needed items are new underwear, socks of all sizes, non-perishable food, toiletries, feminine hygiene products, baby diapers, wipes, and formula.
Sam's Club will be collecting donations of bottled water, health and hygiene products, pet food, pet supplies, toys for children, cleaning supplies, clothing, baby items, non-perishable food, etc... on Sunday, September 3 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
This Sunday, September 3, Village Bowl at 4022 1/2 Kemp Blvd. will give 100-percent of revenue from games bowled to the American Red Cross to aid in Hurricane Harvey relief.
WFISD and MSU soccer teams are coming together asking spectators to donate bottled water, toiletries, socks, diapers, or non-perishable food items at Friday's MSU Women vs. Regis and MSU Men vs. Fort Lewis games which kick off at 5:00 p.m.