Several Tuscaloosa businesses and organizations are coming together to collect supplies to provide aid to the communities in Bibb and Hale Counties affected by last Thursday's tornadoes.

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United Way of West Alabama, Alabama One Credit Union, Capitol Park Title LLC and Two Men and a Truck are gathering donations throughout this week across all their Tuscaloosa locations. Once collected, the supplies will be delivered by Two Men and a Truck to the incident command sites in each county.

"Having looming memories of the tornado that hit Tuscaloosa almost ten years ago, we know the devastation of what a tornado can do to a community and we want to be able to help and serve those when this type of disaster strikes,” said Tamika Alexander, Director of UWWA’s 2-1-1 Help & Referral Hotline that connects callers to resources in the area.

Specific items being collected include:

  • Water
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Heavy-duty trash bags
  • Tarps
  • Toiletries
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Coloring books/crayons
  • Flashlights
  • Earplugs
  • Chainsaws
  • Work/latex gloves
  • Safety masks
  • Towels
  • Generators
  • T-shirts (all sizes)
  • Pants/shorts (all sizes)
  • Flip flops (new)
  • Socks (new)
  • Underwear (new)

A list of all the drop-off locations are below:

United Way of West Alabama
2720 6th St.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Capitol Park Title, LLC
2824 7th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL  35401

Alabama One Main Office
1215 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
Tuscaloosa, AL  35404

Alabama One BF Goodrich Branch
4520 21st St
Tuscaloosa, AL  35401

Alabama One Northport Branch
1501 McFarland Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL  35404

Alabama One Taylorville Branch
6822 Highway 69 S
Tuscaloosa, AL  35405

Alabama One Skyland East Branch
3700 Skyland Blvd E
Tuscaloosa, AL  35405

Alabama One Skyland West Branch
70 Skyland Blvd #
Tuscaloosa, AL  35405

Alabama One Hwy 43 Branch
4750 Rose Blvd
Northport, AL  35475

Alabama One Rice Mine Branch
4605 Rice Mine Road NE
Tuscaloosa, AL  35406

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