relief

SPRAG collecting items for tornado relief
News Staff Report Single Parents Raising a Gift (SPRAG), a Monroeville-based non-profit, is currently conducting “Helping Hands for Lee County,” a project through which the organization is collecting toiletry items for victims of the March 3 tornadoes that ripped across eastern Alabama. Needed items include toothbrushes, toothpaste, hand sanitizer, soap, washcloths, lotion and deodorant. Also needed are baby wipes, diapers, mouthwash, toilet tissue, paper towels and feminine hygiene products. The…
Locals collecting for hurricane victims
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer At least two Atmore churches and a local school are doing what they can to help residents of Florida’s panhandle region piece together the remnants of the lives they lived before Hurricane Michael tore the area apart two weeks ago. Escambia County Middle School, First United Methodist Church Atmore and Grace Fellowship Church have each launched relief efforts that include boots-on-the-ground help, preloaded gift…