Power of 9: Operation Oklahoma is underway.
WAFB Channel 9 in partnership with the Salvation Army and the Baton Rouge Clinic are collecting donations to help the victims of the devastating tornado that struck Moore, Oklahoma.
The collection is taking place today, May 23, at seven locations throughout our viewing area until 7 p.m.
The Salvation Army is looking for these specific items to assist in the recovery: batteries, flash lights, box fans, paper towels, diapers, sanitary wipes and non-perishable foods which include canned vegetables (15 oz.), canned tuna (15 oz.), canned soup (19 oz.), jelly (32 oz.), spaghetti (16 oz.), rice (14 oz.), crackers (16 oz.), canned fruit (15 oz.), canned dinners –Ravioli (15 oz.), peanut butter (28 oz.), macaroni and cheese (7.25 oz), oatmeal (12 oz.), spaghetti sauce (67 oz.), granola bars (9 oz.). These items will fill the Salvation Army’s Food Boxes which will be used to feed the victims and volunteers of the recovery.
No toys or presents will be accepted. No personal notes of any kind.