November 16, 2005

Hurricane Katrina Donated Goods Drive for Families in MS

The Saturday School at the Learning Bank of COIL, Inc. (located 1200 W. Baltimore Street) is collecting new and unopened goods for families in Gulfport, MS displaced by Hurricane Katrina on the following Saturdays:

November 19th from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
December 3rd from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
December 10th from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
December 17th from 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

All donated items will be delivered to Little Rock Missionary Baptist Church located 4538 Old Pass Road in Gulfport, MS.

The following is a list of items that were requested by families in MS: (Please do not donate clothes or shoes!)

Lowe's Gift Cards
Walmart Gift Cards
baby diapers
baby wipes
baby bibs
baby lotion
Depends (adult diapers)
Bottled Water
Toilet Tissue
Linens (bed sheets, comforters)
Laundry Detergent
Toys (infant - teenage years)
Batteries (aa, aaa, c, d)
Alarm clocks
Anti-bacterial soap
Paper cups/plates
Plastic utensils
Back packs filled with school supplies
Personal Hygiene items (soap, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shaving cream, etc.)
Plastic buckets filled with cleaning supplies (lysol, lysol wipes, sponges, etc.)

As we will be driving the donations to MS, we will also accept Gas Gift Cards to help offset the costs for fuel for our journey. If you are unable to donate an item, please pray for the families impacted by Hurricane Katrina for their lives are forever changed. For more information email

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