Here in Lexington, comic book shop Collectibles Etc will be accepting donations of supplies that will be taken to West Liberty. They posted this list of items that are greatly needed:
They have said that bottled water is NOT a concern for West Liberty right now, as it has been provided by the truckload by Walmart already. Collectibles Etc is located at 115 N Locust Hill Dr # 115 (Man O War Place shops near the Richmond Rd Kroger.)
- Kerosene heaters & kerosene; any sort of
- Protein bars,
- Beef jerky,
- Gatorade-type drinks;
- Baby items (formula, food, diapers, baby clothes);
- Batteries of ALL sizes;
- Clothes, especially socks, undergarments, work gloves;
- Cleaning supplies; and any other items that you think would be useful in the clean-up and recovery.
- Pet food
The Salvation Army and Christian Appalachian Project are currently accepting non-perishable food items, clothing, and monetary donations.
Kentucky is my home and my heart absolutely breaks for those affected by the devastation. It would mean a great deal to me if everyone can rally around West Liberty (and all of the areas that suffered damage) so we can help lift them up and help them get through this tragic time.
Thank you all!