**Update on JJC’s drive to help tornado victims: Collection boxes are now available at Main Campus, Romeoville, City Center and Morris. Also, the items most urgently needed right now are prepaid gift cards and plastic totes with lids.**
The JJC community is gathering items to help those in our area affected by the tornadoes on Sunday, Nov. 17.Sundayâ€™s severe weather impacted many areas in our district, particularly the Coal City, Diamond, and Braidwood communities. The Student Agriculture Association, along with other clubs and departments on campus, will lead an effort to collect items for the affected individualsâ€”many of them students and employeesâ€”for a Tornado Victim Relief Item Donation Drive. Requested items are listed below.There are donation bins located in the A-Building, J-Building, S-Building, T-Building, and room D-1010 and the Ag Shop in room S-1001, all on the Main Campus. ThereÂ are alsoÂ donation bins at the Morris Campus and Romeoville Campus.
Items will be collected through next Wednesday, Nov. 27, and dropped off at the Coal City Methodist Church which is the primary distribution point for the impacted areas.
If you have any questions,Â contact Perry Harlow at firstname.lastname@example.org or Doug Foss at email@example.com.
Personal Care Items:
Shampoo and conditioner
Body wash (no bars)
Razors and shaving cream
Combs and brushes
New curling irons and/or straighteners
Good coats, gloves, mittens, hats
Warm work gloves
New gifts for older children
Gift Cards (Hardware stores, Walmart, Targetâ€¦)
Non-Perishable Food Items:
Snacks for sack lunches
Ziploc and sandwich bags
C, D and AA batteries
Brown lunch bags
Disposable coffee cups and lids
Rubbermaid tubs and lids
Large garbage bags