NORTHPORT, AL (WBRC) - Tuesday, people in West Alabama have an opportunity to help support those dealing with flooding in Louisiana.
Northport Mayor Bobby Herndon is collecting donations of personal hygiene items, water and non-perishable food at his office all day Tuesday, and will depart for Louisiana at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
Herndon says he has been in contact with leadership in Hammond, Louisiana, and has made plans to d rop off the supplies there. He says that community reached out to the Tuscaloosa area following the April 27, 2011, tornado, and now this is a way to help them.
Donations will be accepted Tuesday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Herndon, Hicks and Associates, 2728 Lurleen Wallace Boulevard in Northport.