How to Help Arkansas Tornado Victims

prayarkasasAfter the deadly tornado that ripped through Arkansas last night, many people are looking for ways to help. We’ve compiled this list and will continue to update is as we receive new information. If you have something you would like to pass along, e-mail kffbevent@gmail.com

Antioch Baptist Church

  • Accepting Volunteers to help with on site shelter for tornado victims. Call 501-329-5153 for more information.

Arkansas State Baptist Convention

Arkansas Dream Center

  • Accepting donations and offering resources for on site volunteer needs. Visit: http://www.ardreamcenter.tv/fundraisers/tornado/ for more information.

Bad Boy Mowers in Batesville

  • Bad Boy Mowers is set up in Batesville on Main Street in front of Kroger with a truck collecting items for the tornadoes relief. Items needed: water, canned food, baby items, etc. For more information, call 870-805-0798.

Beryl Baptist (Vilonia) Red Cross Shelter and a Volunteer Point

  • Taking donations of non perishable food items, new personal and feminine hygiene products, and water. Please contact Beryl Baptist Office directly at (501) 796-3911 for questions.

Boys and Girls Club in Bryant

  • Collecting donations of non-perishables, water, clothing. Drop off between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.

City of Cave City

  • Cave City is collecting donations of bottled water, non-perishable food, diapers and wipes, batteries, etc. for tornado relief. Items can be brought to City Hall, 120 E. Spring St. We will take everything down on friday and deliver it to relief centers in the Vilonia / Mayflower area.

Golden Outdoors in Heber Springs

  • Accepting donations of water, work gloves, blankets, flashlights, etc.

Holiday Inn Express in Maumelle

  • Accepting donations to help victims

Holiday Inn Express in Morrilton

  • Accepting donations to help victims.

Irvin Medical Clinic

  • Accepting donations of  tarps, 1×4 lumber, nails, ladders, bottled water.

Mayflower Middle/High School

  • Accepting donations of blankets, cots, pillows and snacks.

North Little Rock Apostolic Church

  • Beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, you can help Apostolic “Stuff the Truck” by bringing donations of tarps, flashlights, batteries, hand sanitizer, non-perishable food items, gloves, toiletries, chainsaws, blankets and bottled water. For more information about donations or how you can help, please call the church at 501-945-2655.

Pitza 42

  • Donation drop box located at front counter.

Regions Bank in Conway (Downtown Location)

  • Drop off location for the following needs: Water, Flash Lights/batteries , Small packaged snacks.

Regions Bank in Clinton & Fairfield Bay

  • Drop off location for the following needs: Water, Falsh Lights/batteries, Small packaged snacks.

Salvation Army

  • Salvation Army: https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/uss/arkansastornados  or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769). You can also text the word “STORM” to 80888 to make a $10 donation through your mobile phone; to confirm your gift, respond with the word “Yes.”*

Second Baptist Church (new location off Dave Ward Drive)

  • Accepting donations of Non-perishable items, diapers, baby wipes, paper products, etc.

United Way of Central Arkansas

  • United Way of Central Arkansas will be collecting cash donations and supplies for the victims of the tornado. Please drop off any form of donation to our office at 1120 Oak St in Downtown Conway. If you have any questions please call us at 501-327-5087.

Other Information:

NOTICE: From KARK 4 News: “NOTE: Good Morning KARK. My name is Erin Hathorn, I am the account manager at Hoyt’s Ag Parts & Supply. We carry generators and chainsaws. I know that we can not get to Vilonia or Mayflower, but if you could get the word out that anyone can use these free of charge, we have many generators and chainsaws, we can help, our phone number 501-477-2300″.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Please avoid I-40 from Conway to Maumelle. Traffic is severly backed up due to lane closure and will be delayed for several hours.