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Single mother in need of a clothes dryer

A Southside area single mother is in need of a clothes dryer. A good, used dryer would be appreciated.  Currently, There are 5 people in this home. For further information you may contact Cindy Kirkland, Social Worker at 256-458-3797

Recently Filled Needs

Sardis student in need of support- Loss of two family members

A student lost her father and grandfather last month and is having to pay for her father's funeral herself. She is working a full shift after school every day and has paid a large portion of the amount already. She only has $661 left to pay. The money will be donated directly to the funeral home. If you are able and willing, please make a monetary donation using this donation link. Thank you for your donation!

Glencoe Elementary School In Need of Boy's Clothing

Glencoe Elementary School is in need of boy's clothing items to keep at the school for accidents that require a change of clothes. Having these items on hand at the school, when needed, greatly reduces a disruption in a student’s school day.

Sizes needed range from toddler size 4t to 5t then boys size 4 all the way up to a 14/16 (4t, 5t, then children's sizes x-small, Medium and x-large).

Items needed are:

-Elastic waist pants/jogging pants

-Plain t-shirts


Items can be left at the school office.

Gaston family in need of a reliable vehicle

A single mom of 2 school aged children in the Gaston Community is in need of a reliable vehicle. If you are willing to help this family, please contact the Social Worker listed below for more information. Thank you in advance for your consideration. 

Social Worker, Hope Whitaker  

[email protected] 


Rainbow City family experiencing hardship

A Rainbow City single mother is experiencing hardship and is need of assistance with 3 boys school clothing and bedding. 

Boy's size 10 pant or shirt 

Boy's size 12/pant or shirt

Men's size 34/32 pant / medium shirt

Boy's Shoes sizes 1 and 5 

Also in need of blankets for bedding 

Please consider helping this family. 

If you are able to help, please contact the social worker listed below. If you want to make a monetary donation, Please use the link https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin...  Any monetary donations will be put on a gift card before delivery to family. 

Contact School Social Worker for further inquiry/ details - [email protected] - 256-458-3797

Hokes Bluff family in need of support - Student Currently hospitalized @ Children's due to extensive medical issues (not COVID related)

Family in need of funds to drive back and forth and to eat while visiting child @ Children's Hospital. Hardship is caused family not to be able to go often to be with child. 

If you are able and willing, please make a monetary donating using the donate tab. I have also attached the link below. For questions, please contact Lottie Hawkins, Etowah County Social Worker - 256-490-0321

Thank you for your kindness!


HBMS family facing extreme hardship due to chronic illness and needs help with school clothes and hygiene items for two boys.

Items needed: 

6 - pair of athletic pants size men’s small

6 -  t-shirts men’s small

2 -  packs of boxer briefs size boys 18

2  - packs of socks size 10 in men’s

2  - Men's Deodorant

2 - Body wash

4 - Shampoo/Conditioner

If you can help, please take items to Hokes Bluff Middle School and ask to see the school counselor, Cindy Chapman. If you have any questions, please contact Etowah County Social Worker Lottie Hawkins 256-490-0321. 

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