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Help for tornado victims

Published: Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 1:37 p.m. CDT

DIXON – Local residents are filling up a trailer to help the tornado victims in Washington, Ill.

The trailer is at Razor Wireless, 955 N. Galena Ave., in Dixon. It's expected to be there the next couple of days.

Things needed include non-perishable food items, gift cards, fruit, bags of chips, snacks for sack lunches, sandwich bags, bottled water, Rubbermaid totes, cardboard boxes, toys, large garbage bags, deodorant, combs, hair brushes, toothbrushes, tooth paste, shampoo/conditioner, shaving cream, body wash (no soap at this time), work gloves, buckets, sponges, cleaning rags, dish soap, mops, towels, baby formula, infant care items, diapers, bedding, flashlights, batteries (C, D and AAA), manual can openers, aspirin, brown lunch bags, sharpies, school supplies, dog and cat Food, disposable coffee cups with lids, duct tape, packing tape to seal boxes, tarps, scissors, toilet paper, paper towels, and yellow caution safety vests for workers.

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