Tornado Relief Effort in Rockton

STATELINE (WIFR) – Stateline couple, Brad and Sarah Lewis, are coordinating a donation drive for the victims of the recent tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.
Brad’s work, Welders Supply Company, is donating a truck to fill with supplies as well as gas to get it there. The Whiffletree Bar ‘N’ Grill as well as local area businesses have agreed to be a drop-off point for donations. Loading of the truck will take place at the Whiffletree Bar ‘N’Grill on Sunday, May 26th from 7-9 p.m.

Here is the list of supplies they need for the victims:

  • Toiletries
  • Socks
  • Hand Tools
  • Trash Bags
  • Crow Bars
  • Gloves
  • Flashlights
  • Shovels
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Sunscreen
  • Plastic Bins (for storage)
  • Soap
  • Toothbrushes
  • Paper Towels
  • Canned Goods
    **They do NOT need:
  • Water
  • Clothes

    Drop-Off Locations and Schedule

  • Farm & Fleet Rockton
    Fri May 24th 7am-7pm
    Sat May 25th 7am-7pm
    Sun May 26th 9am-6pm

  • WhiffleTree Bar 'N' Grill in Roscoe
    WhiffleTree will be taking donations from now until Sun May 26th when we will be there to load the truck from 7-9 p.m. If you can't make it on Sunday, feel free to drop off your donations at The WhiffleTree.

  • Rockton Wal-Mart
    Walmart will be taking donations through Monday May 27th from 9am-6pm for a secondary collection.

    For more information, please call PJ Deschler with the Whiffletree Bar and Grill at 815-978-0420.

    The Rockton Fire Department is also taking donations of toiletries such as toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, toothbrushes, q-tips, mouthwash, denture adhesive, denture cream, deodorant, lotion, as well as unopened packages of socks and underwear. The Rockton Fire Department will be delivering the donations Monday May 27th or Tuesday, May 28th. Donations can be made at the Fire Department or at Whiskey's Roadhouse (toiletries only). For questions, please call the Rockton Fire Department at 815-624-6010.

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