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UPDATED: Organizations collecting items for storm victims

Organizations across Kentucky have put together efforts to help storm victims.

The Christian Appalachian Project and The Community Inn will collect donations Monday through Saturday at the Walmart in Hamburg. You can drop items off between 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. They're collecting things like bottled water, drinks, flashlights and batteries, non-perishable food items, paper products and trash bags.

Morgan County Central Elementary is serving as a shelter. Organizers need more food. They're feeding thousands and do not have enough.

Big Hill Baptist Church in Madison County is collecting items for babies, water, socks, underwear and towels.You can drop items off between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Tuesday & Wednesday. They will make weekly deliveries beginning on Thursday.

Grooming Studio in Richmond will collect donations for pets Tuesday through Saturday.

Luxury Pet Services in Richmond will collect donations for pets Monday through Friday.

Community Alternative of Kentucky in Richmond is accepting clothing, hygiene products and food donations.

Cash Express in Richmond and Lexington are accepting donations.

First Baptist Church, Hawk Creek Baptist Church, Philpot Chapel and East Bernstadt Baptist Church in East Bernstadt are collection donations.

Southern Acres Christian in Lexington is collecting items for folks in West Liberty.

Eastside Community Church in Richmond is collecting donations for storm victims.

Stanton Fire Department is collecting donations. Items can also be taken to the radio station next to Kroger.

Salvation Army in Lexington is asking people to donate cleaning supplies, bottled water and non-perishable food items.

Prestonsburg City Hall is being used as a disaster relief area. They are accepting items to hand out to the West Liberty area, as well as Johnson, Magoffin and Martin Counties.

Assembly of Faith Church on Highway 519 in Morgan County is accepting donations for people in West Liberty and the surrounding area.

The Old Rigley School in Rigley (Morgan County) has opened a donation center. Pastor Gary Ferguson is the contact there.

The ARH Foundation for Healthier Communities has established a fund and donation drive to benefit Morgan County ARH employees. Donations can be dropped off at any ARH hospital location in Eastern Kentucky or Southern West Virginia, as well as ARH system center locations in Lexington and Hazard. Monetary donations can be made at www.arhfoundation.org or by sending a check to the following address.

ARH Foundation for Healthier Communities
Attention: Margie Spaulding
PO Box 8086
Lexington, KY 40533

Clark County will have a collection truck in the front of Walmart Sunday and Monday from 3:00 - 5:00 pm. Items requested include :bottled water (individual), toilet paper, toothpaste, tooth brush, paper plates, plastic spoons, plastic forks, disposable cups, garbage bags (heavy duty), bleach, canned potted meat, vienna sausage, beanie weanies, tarps (any size)

Cheap Chevrolet, in Flemingsburg, Ky. is accepting cleaning, personal hygiene, and non perishable supplies, starting Monday at 8:00, and will continue to collect items through Wednesday, March 7 at 6:00 P.M. On Thursday, March 8, Cheap Chevrolet,will deliver the donated items to West Liberty. Cheap Chevrolet is located at 714 West Water St. Flemingsburg, Ky. 41041.

Lexington Hospital for Cats on Southland Drive is taking up donations. They're collecting food, litter and other items for animals. They plan on making several deliveries to the Eagles Landing Vet Clinic in Morehead. The first delivery will happen on Wednesday.

You can also donate to the Morgan County Relief Fund. All donations made to this fund will be used for the recovery of West Liberty.

Morgan County Relief Fund - 7-11
C/O Bank of the Mountains
PO Box 309
West Liberty, KY 41472


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