How You Can Help - Donations and Volunteering
Volunteering, Shelter Needs, and Missing Persons Searches
Call 2-1-1 (toll free 1-888-421-1266) to find out where volunteers are most needed.
Red Cross Taking Donations for Alabama Tornado Victims
Call: 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767 or 1-800-REDCROSS) and you will be prompted to a menu that includes financial donations.
Customers of participating wireless carriers can text REDCROSS to 9-0-9-9-9 to make a $10 donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.
Visit the Red Cross website
You can also get in touch with the various chapters of the American Red Cross in Alabama:
Alabama Gulf Coast Chapter, Mobile – (251) 544-6100
American Red Cross of Central Alabama, Montgomery – (205) 758-3608
American Red Cross of Northwest Alabama, Florence – (256) 764-2911
Birmingham Area Chapter, Hoover – (205)987-2792
Black Belt Service Center – (334 )874-4641 Central Alabama Chapter – (800) 766-8680
Cherokee County Chapter, Centre – (256) 927-3797
Coffee County Chapter, Enterprise – (334) 347-2461
Covington County Chapter, Andalusia – (334) 428-2680
Cullman County Chapter, Cullman(destroyed) – (256) 734-0921
DeKalb County Chapter, Fort Payne – (256) 845-0202
East Alabama Chapter, Opelika – (334) 749-9981
East Escambia County Chapter, Brewton – (251) 867-342 Etowah County Chapter, Gadsden – (256) 547-8667
Limestone County Chapter, Athens – (256) 232-6820 Madison - Marshall County Chapter, Huntsville – (256) 536-0084
Mid Alabama West Alabama Chapter, Tuscaloosa(destroyed) – (205) 758-3608
Morgan - Lawrence County Chapter, Decatur – (256) 353-4891
Russell County Chapter, Phenix City – (334) 298-3631
Talladega County Chapter, Talladega – (256) 362-2061
Tallapoosa County Chapter, Alexander City – (256) 234-4483
Tuskegee - Macon County Chapter, Tuskegee – (334) 727-1300
Washington County Chapter, Chatom – (251) 847-2491
Wiregrass Area Chapter, Dothan – (334) 792-9852
Donate to the Salvation Army
Call: 1-800-SAL-ARMY or text “GIVE” to 80888 to make a $10 donation.
Salvation Army Locations & Phone Numbers in Alabama
Other Organizations Taking Donations
- Donate to the Governor’s Tornado Relief Fund
- Give to the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions
- Donate to the Birmingham Jewish Federation Tornado Relief Fund
- Support your area food bank
- Give blood through Life South or the Red Cross.
DONATION LOCATIONS: How you can go to help tornado victims
Ben Atkinson Motors in Tallassee is collecting non-perishable items to help storm victims in Eclectic. There is a van parked at the dealership that is already partially full. The dealership bought diapers and wipes and snacks. Donations will be accepted from 8am-6pm today and Friday and Saturday.
Millbrook Parks and Recreation is accepting donations (canned food items or cash) for Elmore County Victims from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 at the Millcreek Sports Complex and the Millbrook Girls Softball Complex.
The Dragon Boat Kickoff Celebration scheduled for Thursday at 5:30 at the Alley Bar has turned into a fundraiser for the Red Cross to help Alabama Tornado victims. The $5 donation to attend the event will now go to the Red Cross as will any additional donations. Mayor Todd Strange will be on hand.
Elmore County High School will accept donations in the gym and volunteers can report to the cafeteria.
A&J Rentals in Prattville at 501 E. Main Street is a drop off point for relief material. They are collecting water, diapers, clothes, first aid, even spare lumber.
The River Region Rollergirls are hosting a food and blanket drive for all the families affected by the tornado outbreak yesterday. You can drop off any items at Looneys Super Skate and we will get them to the Red Cross
Troy Cityfest set for this weekend, April 30 and May 1 in Downtown Troy on the square will collect non-perishable items for the Red Cross to help Ala. Tornado victims. Collection sites will be set up at the festival – people are asked to bring food, hygiene items, cleaning supplies but please don't bring clothing. Monetary donations will be accepted at the festival HQ in the big tent at the middle of the square.
Crosspoint Christian Church in Selma is accepting donations (clothes, nonperishable food, toiletries) starting at 1:30 pm Thursday.
The Piggly Wiggly at 13759 Brooklyn Road in Andalusia will be collecting supplies and non-perishable items.
Brewbaker Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep at 300 Eastern Boulevard in Montgomery will be collecting supplies and non-perishable food items for disaster relief.
Capitol Hyundai at 2820 Eastern Boulevard in Montgomery will be collecting supplies and non-perishable food items for disaster relief.
Terra Cotta and Collage in Troy is taking a collection of food, clothing and monetary donations for storm victims.
Clanton Police Department is accepting non-perishable food items. Please call (205)755-2511 and bring food items to 601 1st Ave N Clanton, Alabama 35045
WSFA partnering with the Red Cross to aid tornado victims. If you'd like to donate to the disaster relief fund please call 334-420-0212. We also have a Direct Line for Credit Card Donations at 334-260-4017.
Montgomery Area Food Bank Coordinating Disaster Relief Effort for Food
Montgomery Area Food Bank
521 Trade Center Street
Montgomery, AL 36108-2107
(800) 768-3784 Toll Free
(334) 262-6854 FAX
Parke Hinman, Director
Thank you for your help.