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Helping tornado victims

Money, food and cleaning items are needed by people affected by last week's tornadoes. GEMA's disaster recovery center is set up on the fourth floor of Camilla City Hall.

You can call the GEMA centers at: 229-220-3312, and 229-220-2219.

Monetary contributions can also be made to the Mitchell County Tornado Relief Fund, P.O. Box 187 Camilla, Ga. 31730.

The Red Cross is accepting only monetary donations. Checks should be made out to the American Red Cross, Southwest Georgia Chapter and mailed or taken to 500 Pine Avenue, Albany, Georgia, 31701.

The Food Bank of Southwest Georgia is accepting food items and cleaning supplies to be distributed in Mitchell and Worth Counties. Food and cleaning items can be dropped off at the Food Bank at 1509 Camp Lane in Albany.

Meanwhile, food is available at the Red Cross shelter at Mitchell County Middle School. People who want to help with the clean up, need to call the Camilla Chamber of Commerce at 229-336-5255.


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