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Sardis High School's Blessing in a Backpack Program is in need for donations.

The Blessings in a Backpack Program at Sardis High School feeds 65 students each week (students mostly from Carlisle, and a few from Sardis Middle and Sardis High School). Funds for this program are really low right now. It costs about $330 each week to keep it going. If you feel lead to help, please either make a donation on the neighborhood bridges link or donate snack foods/canned goods directly to Sardis High School by Nov. 20th. 

Good snacks for the program are individual bagged snacks such as; goldfish, fruit snacks, crackers, granola bars, muffins, raisins...

Good canned/box foods for the program are: canned ravioli, canned soups, box or individual macaroni and cheese, canned vegetables, canned fruit...

Recently Filled Needs

Southside High School family in need

Southside family is in need of assistance to complete plumbing repairs.  Monetary donations are very much appreciated, to help pay for repairs needed. 

Please drop off any donations at Southside Fire Dept.  Place donation in an envelope to be delivered to Denisse [email protected] Southside High

WEHS Family in need due to house fire

Family from West End High School Community is in need of gift cards for food and gift cards for clothing.  Clothing needed are sweatshirts size XL and children's size 3T.  Due to a house fire, family has been displaced to a motel, and are in need of help.  

Please contact Cindy Kirkland [email protected] or [email protected]

Thank you for your kindness.   

Student at JSJ Elementary School is in need of queen size electric blanket to help her stay warm during these cold winter nights

A student at John Jones Elementary School is in need of a queen size electric blanket to help her stay warm on these cold nights.  Student has central heat but vent in her room does not work properly.  This blanket will help the student stay warm at night to be able to get a good nights rest and come to school rested and ready to learn! 

Gaston Family without Power

A family with children at Gaston Elementary needs help to have their power turned back on. Due to hardship, they got behind on their bills. They are currently staying with relatives. Their bill is over $1,000. The power will not be restored until the amount is paid in full.   

If we have several people to make small donations maybe we can help this family to move back to their home. If you want to help this family, please use the donation link to make a donation. The funds will go straight to Neighborhood Bridges, who will them pay the bill directly to the Power. Thank you for your consideration! 


Family in need of a Chest Of Drawers for child's bedroom.

A Hokes Bluff Family listed the need for a Chest of Drawers on their chistmas wish list. Mom says that she has no where to put clothes away. 

This can be used (in good working shape) or new chest of drawers. 

Please contact the School Counselor, Cindy Chapman, at Hokes Bluff Middle School if you would like to help this family. 256-492-1963


Highland School Family House Fire - Children in need of clothing. - Please Help

Highland School has a family that experienced a house fire over Thanksgiving. It was a laundry room fire where the clothes were stored. The fire was contained in the laundry room so they only lost the children's clothing. If you would like to help this family - Please drop "new" clothes donations off at the school located at 3156 Tabor Road, Gadsden, AL. 35904 or make a monetary donation using the donation link. 

3rd Grade Boy - Pant Size: 10; Shirt Size: M

1st Grade Girl - Pant size 7; Shirt Size S

Toddlers - Girl 4TToddler - Boy 2TToddler 

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