Emergency Shelters currently open in the Mid-South - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Emergency Shelters currently open in the Mid-South

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MEMPHIS, TN -

(WMC-TV) - The following emergency shelters have been opened to assist people that have been evacuated from their homes due to flooding:

  • Cummings Street Baptist Church – 250 E. Raines Road (map)
  • Hope Presbyterian Church – 8500 block of Walnut Grove (map) - CURRENTLY FULL
  • Millington Civic Center - 8077 Wilkinsville Rd, Millington (map)
  • White Station Church of Christ, 1106 Colonial Road, Memphis TN
  • Faith Baptist Church, 3755 North Germantown Road Bartlett, TN
  • First Assembly of God, 511 North Missouri Street, West Memphis, AR
  • 8th Street Mission, 717 E. Broadway, West Memphis, AR
  • G.W. Henderson, 1165 Abbay, Tunica, MS
  • Dyersburg First Assembly of God, 730 East Court Street, Dyersburg, TN
  • Second Baptist Church, 831 Everett Blvd., Union City, TN
  • Reelfoot Youth Camp, 4304 Kendall Rd., Hornbeak, TN
  • Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, 70 North Bellevue

As new shelters are opened across the Mid-South, we will add details and location information to this page.

DONATING TO SHELTERS:

The shelters are only asking for this list of donated items, so only bring the items listed. All donated items must be NEW and in ORGINIAL packaging:

-Nice CLEAN towels & wash cloths (don't have to be new, but don't bring junk. Must be clean!!)
-Socks for kids, adults.. New
-If you have un-opened "Hotel" bottles of shampoo or soap, that will work.
-Wal-Mart / Target gift cards
-Gatorade
-Baby Blankets
-Tooth brushes individually packed
-Toothpaste
-Body wash
-General First aid supplies- Band-Aids, Tylenol, alcohol, peroxide, toms .. etc
-Sanitary Pads/tampons
-Baby Diapers Size 6,0-3,2t,3t,4t,5t
-Baby Formula Carnation or Gerber "Good Start Gentle Plus"
-Shaving cream
-Baby Food
-Baby Spoons
-Baby Bottles
-Baby Nipples
-Baby Pacifiers
-Baby Wipes
-Baby Shampoo
-Baby Lotion
-Baby Powder
-Baby Wash
-Baby Bottle Brushes
-Pedialyte

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