Childrens Lighthouse Learning Centers in the Metroplex are collecting donations for families in the city of West in the aftermath of the deadly explosions on Wednesday.
They are collecting these items:
bottled water, toiletries, blankets, diapers, formula, bottles, toys, first aid products, cots, air mattresses, pillows, linens, pet food, pet crates/carriers, medical supplies, alcohol, car seats, boosters.
The Fort Worth-based company plans to send seven vans with the items to West on Friday, April 26, a spokesman said in an email.
Rose Morelock, vice president of operations for Fort Worth-based Childrens Lighthouse issued this statement:
"At times like these, we need to all pull together to help support our neighbors. Our thoughts and prayers go out the victims and their families in West, Texas. We are hopeful the supplies and relief aid we bring next Friday will help ease the burden of losing a loved one."
Donations can be dropped off at these Childrens Lighthouse childcare centers:
- 11845 Alta Vista Road, Fort Worth
- 1001 Point Vista Road, Hickory Creek
- 5025 Teasley Lane, Denton
- 2029 W. Hebron Parkway, Carrollton
- 4095 Eldorado Parkway, McKinney
- 3420 W. Risinger Road, Fort Worth
- 6250 Matlock Road, Arlington
- 4636 Texas 360 South, Grand Prairie