How you can donate to help tornado victims.


Area organizations are asking residents to donate items to assist victims of the tornado.

Volunteer Hattiesburg is asking for donations of the following:


Food Items:


  • Non-perishable
  • Manual Can-openers
  • Plastic Food Containers
  • Zip-lock Baggies



Baby Supplies:


  • Diapers/wipes
  • Personal Care
  • Formula



Personal Care:


  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Comb/Brush
  • Deodorant/Shampoo/Soap
  • Feminine Products
  • Towels





  • Bottled Water
  • Gatorade
  • Pet Food & Supplies
  • Clothing
  • Phone Chargers



Household Items:


  • Cleaning Supplies – Pinesol, Lysol, Trash Bags, Buckets,
  • Mops/Brooms/Dust Pans
  • Paper Products
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Clorox
  • Hand Cleaner
  • Dawn Dish Liquid
  • Disinfectant Wipes
  • Rubber Gloves



Shelter Supplies:


  • Tarps
  • Rakes/ Shovels/Brooms
  • Plastic Totes W/Lids
  • 5 Gal Buckets W/Lids
  • Trash Cans
  • Flashlights/Batteries
  • Duct Tape
  • Hand Tools – Hammer/ Pliers/ Screwdrivers/Saws
  • Rain Ponchos
  • Work Gloves
  • Blankets
  • Generators
  • First Aid Kits



Drop- Off Locations:


  • 208 S. Main St., Petal
  • SoPro Tap Room, 301 Mobile Street
  • Hattiesburg Calvary Baptist Church, 3139 Oak Grove Rd, Hattiesburg
  • Southern Miss Athletics, 118 College Drive)
  • United Way of Southeast Mississippi, 210 W Front Street (clothes only)
  • Forrest General Emergency Department Department Triage, 6051 US 49, Hattiesburg (clothes only)
  • Hillcrest Hall, USM Campus, 6263 US Highway 49 (also need tablets, computers, twin sheets)
  • Buffalo Wild Wings will be a dropping point for anyone that wants to help support the survivors of the tornado. We will be collecting items from 9am-10pm daily. Anyone that drops off items , we will have free wing cards for you.
  • Smoothie King on Hardy Street
  • Hillcrest Hall at USM (donations will go to William Carey Students)
  • The Spectrum Center, 210 S. 25th Ave., hattiesburg. “We are collecting donations of clothing, food items, pet care items, baby items, cleaning supplies, etc. We will also provide resources af far as we are able to those in need. They can stop by the center and pick up what we have available at that time. They can also contact us through our Facebook page with a list of specific items needed, and we will to our best to fulfill those needs.
  • Purvis Public Library 122 Shelby Speights Dr. Purvis, MS 39475
  • Kuntry Kidz Youth Foundation is sponsoring a school uniform and supply drive for Petal and Hattiesburg tornado victims. Drop off times are from 9-4PM Monday-Friday at R3SM, Grace Temple Church, and Exclusive Looks Barber Shop.



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