Beaufort News

Goods being collected for tornado victims

The Knights of Columbus Council 10668 and St. Francis By the Sea Catholic Church on Hilton Head Island will sponsor a drive to collect items needed for tornado victims in Alabama.

A truck will be in the church parking lot at 45 Beach City Road from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 16 to accept needed items. The truck will leave for Tuscaloosa, Ala., on May 17.

Requested items include large-size diapers, shampoo, baby wipes, toothbrushes, toothpaste, water, baby food, dishes, glassware, pots, pans, bowls, kitchen utensils, flatware, sheets, towels, blankets, pillows, lamps and light bulbs.

Cash contributions can be made payable to Catholic Social Services, note "tornado victims."

Details: Bart Bubnell, 843-342-9249