Tornado Victims Donation Drive set

Staff reports

A Tornado Victims Donation Drive, sponsored by Gauthier and Amedee  American Legion Baseball Team, has been set. A team representative will be making a trip to Joplin, Mo., to haul a trailer of donated items to a Joplin church in the next couple of weeks.

Participants are asked donate as an individual or collect on behalf of a club, group, or organization to which they may belong. Donations can be taken to the following Gauthier and Amedee games over the next week:

• Friday, June 3, at Dutchtown High School from 4:30-6:30p.m.

• Saturday, June 4, at Dutchtown High School from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Donations can be made at other times and locations by contacting coordinator, Claudene Cockrum at 225-715-3597, or by email at

List of needed items: water, Gatorade, work gloves and small hand tools, ladders, rope, flashlights and batteries, baby items such as baby food, diapers and baby wipes, socks, underwear and other new adult clothing items, new children’s clothing items, non-perishable food items, canned goods and can openers, laundry detergent, liquid soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, and other  toiletry items, dog and cat food, battery operated and floor fans, energy bars, packaged peanut butter crackers, and packages of nuts.

Anyone with questions, can contact Justin Morgan, G&A Coach or Claudene Cockrum, Donation Drive Coordinator.