• Convoy of Care: Here's how you can help Georgia tornado victims

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    ATLANTA - After a string of deadly and destructive tornadoes hit Alabama and Georgia, we're getting ready to launch another "Convoy of Care" to help gather donations for victims.

    Channel 2 WSB-TV announced Friday that it is partnering with Caring for Others, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, News 95.5 AM750 WSB, B98.5, KISS 104.1 and 97.1 FM to help the victims in Georgia. 

    “When tragedy strikes, our viewers, listeners and readers want to respond,” said Condace Pressley, Director of Community Affairs for Channel 2. “Together, with support from our community partners across the state, we are making a difference and sending help to neighbors needing it most.”

    The effort to collect and send infant and adult personal hygiene supplies (diapers, wipes, soap, etc.), non-perishable food items, gloves and yard tools and gift cards begins Tuesday.

    There will be two collection sites for people to drop off their donations:

    HOURS: between 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

    LOCATIONS:

    WSB-TV Studios 
    1601 West Peachtree Street NE
    Atlanta, GA 30309
    Click here for directions

    Georgia State Stadium
    (The former Turner Field)
    755 Hank Aaron Dr. SE 
    Atlanta, GA 30315
    Click here for directions

    Local law enforcement has committed to traffic management as people drop off the items.

    KEY PARTNERS WHO ARE DONATING THEIR SERVICES:

    • Atlanta Peach Movers 
    • Georgia Motor Trucking Association
    • Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police
    • National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives
    • Georgia Sheriff’s Association
    • Georgia State University
    • Palletworks

    For the third year in a row, Channel 2 has activated the “Convoy of Care,” which began with Baton Rouge in 2016, followed by Houston in 2017 and Hurricanes Florence and Michael in 2018.

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