Volunteer and Donation Centers Set Up
A donations warehouse is set up at the Louisville/Winston County Coliseum, 201 Ivy Ave, Louisville, MS 39339. The phone number there is (662) 773-7896.
A volunteer reception center will open at noon today in the parking lot of the Louisville Coliseum, 201 Ivy Ave. in Louisville. Those wishing to volunteer are asked to come to the reception center to register so you can be used most effectively in the area in need.
LOUISVILLE COLISEUM OPEN
Louisville Coliseum Open for Disaster Assistance Daily
For those needing assistance and supplies, the Louisville Coliseum is serving as ground zero. Local officials and MEMA will have the coliseum open from 8:30 am til 5:00 pm for those who need food, water, clothing, etc. Be prepared to show a photo ID and proof of residence to prevent fraud. Those who are not affected by this disaster should not attempt to take advantage of this service.
Supplies are pouring in and officials indicate that clothing and furniture needs have been met. Please do not provide more at this time. Food and household items are always needed – including towels and bed linens.
MEDICAL CENTER EXTENDS HOURS
Main Street Medical Extends Hours- Includes LMA Staff
Main Street Medical will be open Thursday through Saturday from 7:00 A.M. until 11:00 P.M. and Sunday from 12:30 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. Louisville Medical Associates, Dr. Peters, Dr. Suttle and staff will be there to meet your medical needsalong with Main Street Staff.
EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE IN WINSTON COUNTY
In the event of an emergency all Winston County residents please be aware that University Medical Center has a portable Emergency Medical Unit set up at the Louisville Wal-Mart parking lot. If you have an emergency please go there until further notice!!!
LOUISVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT RELIEF
Donations are needed for the Louisville Municipal School District students affected by the F4 tornado that hit Winston County on April 28, 2014.
We are requesting the following in sizes for preschool to high school:
Uniform shirts in maroon, red, grey and white.
Uniform pants/shorts in khaki and black.
Shoes, socks, underwear
backpacks filled with school supplies
Summer activity supplies: Baseball/softball gloves, bats, cleats
Monetary donations may be sent to Fair Elementary, Louisville Elementary, Eiland Middle, Louisville High School Activity Funds, and Noxapater Attendance Center PTA.
For more information contact:
Jenny Vowell at Eiland Middle School 662-773-9001
LeAnn Boswell at Noxapater Attendance Center 662-724-4241.
WINSTON DISASTER RELIEF FUND
A local disaster relief fund has been established throught the Winston County Partnership to accept donations. Funds will be adminstered through the Winston Community Development, Inc which is a 501c3 making your contributions tax deductible. Funds will be audited and use will be for relief efforts.
To make a donation- make checks payable to:
Winston Community Development Disaster Relief Fund
P.O. Box 389
Louisville, Ms. 39339
The Tupelo Branch of the United Way is requesting non-perishable food items and cleaning supplies. The UW donation site, is open 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and located at the Hunter-Sadler Building, 1031 South Green Street, Tupelo. Donations can be coordinated through the donation hotline 662-871-2819. Individuals in need of supplies may also call 662-871-2819.
For other volunteer opportunities go to www.volunteermississippi.org