Jags Collecting Donations for Tornado Victims

Posted on January 25, 2017
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The University of South Alabama is collecting items for William Carey University students displaced by Saturday's tornado in Hattiesburg, Miss.

"There are currently 80 William Carey students staying temporarily on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi," Dr. Michael Mitchell, USA vice president for student affairs, wrote in a Wednesday email to members of the South community.  "This number may rise to 250 by the end of this week."

The displaced students are in need of:

Walmart Gift Cards

Bedding and Bath:

  • Extra Long Twin Sheets
  • Towels
  • Pillows

Personal Care:

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

Items will be collected until Friday, Jan. 27, at noon. They can be dropped off at the SGA Office, Student Center, 214. A delegation of South volunteers will deliver the items to the Southern Miss campus on Friday afternoon.


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