Olive Branch, Northpoint to collect supplies for tornado victims

Photo credit: Malary White, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency on Twitter

Monday, March 27: Olive Branch High School announced it is accepting donations for tornado victims through Thursday.

The City of Olive Branch is working alongside the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to accept donations of supplies, bottled water, canned goods, and paper products for the victims of the tornado that struck our state Friday, March 24. 

Donations will be accepted at the City of Olive Branch Fleet Services located at 10414 Hwy 178 next to the Olive Branch Police Department. Sunday March 26 from 1-4pm and Monday, March 27 through Wednesday, March 29 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Individuals, businesses, nonprofits, and all are encouraged to provide assistance to the victims. At this time, no cash or clothing donations are being accepted. MEMA will advise when clothing is needed at a later date. For further questions please reach out to Communications Director, Jay Nichols, at jay.nichols@obms.us or call 662-892-9375.

Olive Branch supplies collection list

Northpoint Christian School Saturday, March 25, also announced the school would be collecting supplies for tornado victims.

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