UT Community Asked to Donate for Tornado Relief

F5 TornadoUT Knoxville and UT Athletics will team up to help residents of the East Tennessee counties that suffered massive damage during last week’s severe weather.

From 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, the UT Volunteers football truck will be parked at the Regal Soccer Stadium on Stephenson Drive, off Neyland Drive.

UT staff and students will be on-hand to accept donations, sort, and load the truck which will driven to a Salvation Army distribution center on Wednesday. Items will be provided to people in need from Bradley, Greene, Hamilton, and Washington counties.

Items specifically requested include:

  • Household cleaning supplies
  • Bottled water
  • New underwear
  • Infant supplies, such as formula, diapers, and baby wipes
  • Towels and wash cloths
  • Toiletries – preferably in trial sizes
  • Batteries
  • Flashlights
  • Tarps
  • Duct tape

 

 

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