U of O serving as drop site for tornado relief efforts

Release Date: 4/28/2014

The University of the Ozarks community is joining several local organizations to aid the victims of Sunday's tornadoes in central Arkansas.

The University's Student Life Office is spearheading the University's relief efforts, joining the City of Clarksville and Johnson County as well as the local Wal-Mart and The Journey Church.

Among the most immediate donations needed are toiletries such as shampoo, soap, toothbrushes, toothpaste, feminine products, washcloths and other hygiene products. Organizers ask that the toiletries be dropped off in their original packaging. Bottled water is also needed.

Donations can be dropped off at the following locations:

  • University of the Ozarks campus: The Seay Student Center or the lobby of the Mabee Administration Building, 415 N. College Avenue
  • Wal-Mart of Clarksville, 1230 Market Street
  • The Johnson County Sheriff's Office, 301 Porter Industrial Road
  • The Journey Church, 625 S. Cline Road

For those who would like to aid the relief efforts with a monetary gift, you can do so by visiting the Red Cross website redcross.org