COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — WSB-TV and our partners will send a Convoy of Care to help families who lost so much during last week’s tornado in Coweta County.
We’re activating the Convoy of Care with our nonprofit partner Caring for Others, the Georgia Motor Trucking Association and metro Atlanta law enforcement agencies including the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, Atlanta Peach Movers, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, City of Atlanta Department of Corrections, Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, City of Dunwoody Police Department and City of Woodstock Police Department.
They’ll begin collecting donations Thursday. Requested items are (NEW ONLY):
- Non-perishable food items
- Cleaning supplies
- Yard tools (gently used yard tools will be accepted)
A contactless collection will be held on Thursday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the following locations:
- Center Parc Stadium (old Turner Field/Georgia State Stadium), 755 Hank Aaron Drive SE, Atlanta
- First Baptist Church of Woodstock, 11905 GA Hwy 92, Woodstock (Gunnin Road & Trickum Road Entrance)
- Delta Community Credit Union, 1825 Highway 34 East, Newnan, GA 30265
If someone is unable to make a physical donation, online monetary donations will be accepted here: https://www.gmta.org/page/convoyofcare. Funds collected at this site will be used to purchase additional items needed for relief.
The Convoy of Care partnership began in 2016 to bring relief to Baton Rouge, LA in the wake of historic flooding.