Items can be dropped off at any Alabama One Credit

first_imgItems can be dropped off at any Alabama One Credit Union Branch in Tuscaloosa and Pickens Counties. Then this weekend, Two Men and a Truck will gather them and deliver them to Pickensville residents.“They need the items to be dropped off at the fire department,” Burroughs said. “That’s where all of the items are going to be for the residents to come and pick up.”Donations will be accepted at Alabama One Credit Union until March 15. Any questions can be directed to Chelsea Burroughs at (205) 409-8779 or [email protected] Reporting by WVUA 23 Reporter Andrea MateiHeavy rain at the beginning of the month caused water levels at the Tombigbee River at Bevil Lock and Dam to rise, causing major flooding in Pickens County.Residents are still working to clean up their homes. But, Tuscaloosa residents can contribute to a local organization’s efforts to help the community.“I know I’ve had a leak in my house and I can’t imagine having the entire lower part of my house flooded,” Chelsea Burroughs, the vice president of the Disaster Relief for Young Leaders Society, said.To help out residents in Pickensville, the Young Leaders Society of United Way of West Alabama is partnering with Alabama One Credit Union to collect supplies needed for residents to clean their homes. The things people dealing with flood damage need most are cleaning supplies.“You just start thinking about getting Febreeze, getting bleach, getting supplies, getting rubber gloves, getting squeegies,” Burroughs said. “And for any of the damage that was caused by trees, we might need axes, chainsaws, ShopVacs. Those would be perfect.”OTHER ITEMS NEEDED IN PICKENS COUNTY:DetergentGlovesScrub padsTowelsRopeBasic toolslast_img

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