Saturday times added for HCS Tornado Relief Supply Centers
Posted on 04/20/2020
Photo: (Credits to School Board Member, Tucker McClendon) Donations for families impacted by the storms.To help our neighbors and community, Hamilton County Schools has established tornado relief supply centers as donation sites at Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts (CSLA) and Hixson Middle School. The sites originally planned to operate Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday but the donations and demand for supplies has been so great that Saturday times have been added. The sites will help Hamilton County families who have been impacted by the tornado damage this week. We thank you for your helping hand in caring for our Hamilton County families and neighbors.

If you would like to help and donate items, we are accepting the following items:

Bottled Gatorade or Powerade
Bottled water
Garbage Bags
Female sanitary items
Baby wipes

Work gloves

Storage bins (new)

First Aid kits

Pre-packaged snacks
And any restaurant, home improvement store, or grocery gift cards.

Items most in need include

Cleaning supplies (paper towels, wipes)

Food Snacks (chips, protein bars, packaged foods)

Body Care (dry shampoo, laundry supplies)

and Gift cards

Donations at Hixson Middle School may be dropped off Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Donations at Chattanooga School for the Liberal Arts (CSLA) may be dropped off Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

CSLA is the pick-up site for distribution to Hamilton County Schools student and staff families in need due to damage from the tornado. Pick-up will be available from Noon to 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Those picking up items may be asked to share the name of the child, and the school attended.

We will recover from the COVID-19 and the tornado damage because we are #BetterTogether.