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Little Rock “has truly stepped up” in terms of donations, according to Mayor Frank Scott Jr.



Little Rock, Arkansas – The community and contributors’ extraordinary generosity for people devastated by the tornado has been acknowledged by the mayor of Little Rock.

Residents have received 250 complete pallets of supplies from the city, and donations are still coming in at the drop-off location at 7000 Murray Street.

“Without a doubt, Little Rock has truly stepped up,” Mayor Frank Scott, Jr. said. “It’s amazingly rewarding to witness the generosity of Little Rock residents in action. And, as we’re just a few days into what we know will be a long-term recovery process, we ask for kindness and benevolence to continue as our impacted friends and neighbors will need our help in the weeks and months ahead.”

The following things are specifically needed by the city:

• Baby formula.
• Canned goods such as chili, soups, beans, and chicken.
• Macaroni and cheese boxes.
• Crackers.
• Peanut Butter.
• Jelly.
• Dishwashing soap.
• Dish detergent.
• Small flashlights.
• Batteries.
• Deodorant.
• Shampoo and conditioner.

The Family Assistance Center at The City Center offers resources and food to those who are affected.

“We’ve designed the Family Assistance Center to be the one place in Little Rock residents can go to get the things they need to repair and rebuild their lives,” Mayor Scott said. “As Gov. Sanders has said, we want to put people ahead of paperwork, and there’s no better illustration of this than the comprehensive array of services at the Family Assistance Center.”