St. Mark United Methodist Church in Northport, AL (next to Tuscaloosa) is operating as a collection and distribution center for those affected by last week’s storms. They are open from 8:00 AM- 8:00 PM, indefinitely. Please call the church office at (205) 454-7873 if you have any questions. Monetary donations can be made through the church to the “Disaster Relief Fund”. You can find their needed supplies at the bottom of this post.

If you would like to mail supplies, please send to them following address:

St. Mark United Methodist Church

Attn: Disaster Relief

1421 McFarland Blvd.

Northport, AL 35476

*Please also keep those affected by last week’s storms in your thoughts and prayers.

Needed supplies:

  • battery-powered radios
  • batteries
  • flashlights
  • battery-powered fans
  • masking tape (1″ or larger)
  • blankets
  • bandages
  • small-sized toiletries
  • empty travel-sized bottles
  • deodorant
  • bug spray
  • sunscreen
  • shovels
  • rakes
  • hoes
  • work gloves
  • Ziploc bags
  • inverter (large wattage; fits in car lighter)
  • copy paper
  • blank CD’s
  • Sharpie markers
  • digital camera (with memory card)
  • data modem or cell phone with tether
  • printer
  • clasp envelope (9″x12″ or larger)
  • plastic/felt cap nails
  • manual can openers
  • charcoal
  • lighter fluid
  • tarps
  • non-perishable food