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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] 


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!


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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

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. 

A Hokes Bluff area mother is experiencing hardship and is unable to get needed back to school clothing for her middle school son.

If you can, please help with the following items:

Men’s pants size 30x30 or 31x30

Men’s athletic shorts and pants size medium

Men’s t-shirts size medium

Crew or no show socks (9 ½ shoe size)

Items can be dropped off at Hokes Bluff Middle School to the school counselor, Mrs. Chapman. If you have any questions, please contact school social worker, Lottie Hawkins at 256-490-0321.

Family in need of school clothing and basic essentials / Sardis Middle and Whitesboro Elementary

A Sardis area family is experiencing hardship and is need for back to school clothing and basic essentials for their two daughters. One daughter attends Sardis Middle and her younger sister attends Whitesboro Elementary. 

Please consider helping this family by making a monetary donation using the "donate" link. All donations will be added to gift cards to allow the family to go "Back to School Shoping". Thank you for helping!! 


Unfortunately another family in Altoona - West End School District - has had house fire.

Clothing Items needed for family due to loss of housing. Drop off at West End High to LIsa Butler, School Counselor

Men's Shoe 12/13

Men's Pants 34x34

Men's Shirt 2 xl

Women's Shoe 7 - pants 14 - shirt - L

Junior Female Shoe 7 1/2 - 8 - pants 12/14 

Male Shoe 8 1/2 - pants XL -  shirt 2x

Questions please Contact

Cindy Kirkland, Etowah Couthy Social Worker 


Hokes Bluff student in great need of clothing.

Hokes Bluff family is facing many hardships at this time, and is unable to get needed items for their child.  If you can, please help with the following items:  

Men’s jeans size 36x30

Athletic/elastic waist pants and shorts - size large

Shirts - size large

Tennis shoes size 11 wide

Socks (ankle)

Underwear (boxer briefs) - size large/xlarge

Light jacket or hoodie - size xlarge

men's deodorant

hair brush

Can also donate gift card or make a monetary donation through Neighborhood Bridges to go towards covering these needs.

For delivery instructions please contact - Lottie Hawkins, Etowah County School Social Worker @ 256-490-0321 or [email protected]

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