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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 

256-458-3797

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]

Family at Whitesboro Elementary is struggling and is in need of car repair


A family with children at Whitesboro Elementary are struggling financially and only have one vehicle. That car is in need of repair with an estimated amount of $600 quoted to them by a mechanic. The father has a job but makes very little and definitely not enough to pay for repairs. The mother has missed job opportunities due to lack of reliable transportation. If anyone can assit this family, please contact Hope Whitaker, Etowah County Social Worker @ 256-438-3786 or email [email protected]

Any monetary donations are welcomed as well and can be donated through our Neighborhood Bridges donation link. Please click on the "I Can Help" tab below, this will allow you to email questions or intentions. You will receieve a response email with answers to any questions as well as access to the donation link. 


Thank you for your kindness and willingness to assist your neighbor. 

Another Altoona House Fire - Family in need


One of our families in the WestEnd School District lost their home to a fire this morning. They have six children & will need EVERYTHING!

The family is accepting relief through a bank account Setup by community friends at Exchange Bank in Altoona under “Ball Fire Relief “ 

They are also in need of clothing:
Men’s pants 29x34 Shirts small/medium Shoes 10

Girls (twins) 10/12 pants and shirts Shoes 4/5

Girls 8 both pants and shirts Shoes 1/2

Women’s pants 11/13 Shirts large Shoes 8 1/2 

Mens shirt 2x Pants 38x32 Shoes 11 1/2

Please contact Cindy Kirkland - Etowah County Social Worker for additional information. [email protected]

Any monetary donations are welcomed as well and can be donated through our Neighborhood Bridges donation link. Please click on the "I Can Help" tab below, this will allow you to email questions or intentions. You will receieve a response email with answers to any questions as well as access to the donation link.

Thank you for your kindness and willingness to help your neighbor. 


Gallant Family House Fire - family in need of help.. The house was a total loss. 2 students Westend High and Ivalee Elementary. No insurance to assist.


Thanks to local support, the students' clothes and shoes were provided, however, the mother and father are in need of clothing, shoes and food. 

Womens Shirt Medium/ lg, Pants 11-12, Shoes 91/2 -10

 Mens Shirt Large, Pant 31x30, Shoes 12-13

 Food/Walmart Gift certificates would be greatly appreciated.

Contact information for donations :

Cindy Kirkland , County Social Worker

256-458-3797

Any monetary donations are welcomed as well and can be donated through our Neighborhood Bridges donation link. Please click on the "I Can Help" tab below, this will allow you to email questions or intentions. You will receieve a response email with answers to any questions as well as access to the donation link.

Thank you for your kindness and willingness to help your neighbor.


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

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