The City of Dawson's generosity will make a big difference for Albany and Dougherty County storm victims.
Tuesday, Dawson City Manager Barney Parnacott and Mayor Robert Albritten helped make a donation with dozens of boxes filled with clothes, food and cleaning supplies.
MY GOODNESS the City of Dawson has collected A LOT of stuff for #SouthGA storm victims!! Mayor tells me they have $6,000 to give as well! pic.twitter.com/MT9emwuPyw— Emileigh WALB (@EmileighTV) March 14, 2017
MY GOODNESS the City of Dawson has collected A LOT of stuff for #SouthGA storm victims!! Mayor tells me they have $6,000 to give as well! pic.twitter.com/MT9emwuPyw
The city posted flyers around town after the January storms, asking citizens to bring all kinds of donations.
The city donated all of the supplies it collected to the Salvation Army Tuesday morning.
"The people in Dawson turned out very strongly. We just wanted to project a positive image of Dawson and the community," said Parnacott.
"The people in Dawson and Terrell County are warmhearted, they're giving and God-fearing individuals," said Mayor Albritten.
The citizens also donated nearly $6,000 to the American Red Cross of South Georgia as well.
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