The American Red Cross is gearing up for tornado season with a Storm Supplies Drive next week.
The drive is designed to put together gear for rescue workers who might have to deal with the aftermath of tornadoes.
It will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday of next week, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 at the local Red Cross chapter, 701 W. Second Ave., Corsicana.
They’re seeking new large men’s leather work gloves, insect repellent, flashlights, batteries, LED lanterns with batteries, dust masks (in the package), and gift cards in any amount from Home Depot, Lowe’s or any local hardware store.
For more information, contact the Corsicana office of the American Red Cross at (903) 874-4551.
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