(Media release from Rome GA Cares and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office):

On Monday January 3, 2022 Rome GA Cares & the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office plan on leaving to assist Mayfield, KY and the surrounding area, after tornados devastated their communities. Between now and then we are asking for help from the community to donate supplies that will help them live & rebuild. We are very fortunate to live in such a generous community that has always come through with our past disaster relief endeavors.

The needs of the effected communities are as follows:

Socks, undergarments, blankets, coats, warm clothing, shoes, utility gloves, gas generators, flash lights, head lamp lights, batteries, phone chargers, gas cans, paper towels, plastic utensils, paper plates, feminine hygiene products, baby formula, diapers, toiletries, bottled water, non-perishable food, dog & cat food, tarps (large & small), children toys, stuffed animals, back packs, juice boxes, small packs of candy, Christmas candy, miscellaneous items to give to children.

All of the below drop off locations will be open to the public during the following days & hours:

Wednesday 12/15 – Friday 12/17; 8AM – 5PM

Monday 12/20 – Wednesday 12/22; 8AM – 5PM

Drop Off Locations:

1. North Rome Church of God

1929 N Broad St

Rome, GA 30161

2. Pleasant Valley North

735 Old Summerville Rd

Rome, GA 30165

3. Pleasant Valley South

702 Pleasant Valley Rd

Silver Creek, GA 30173

4. JWH Transport

300 Booze Mountain Rd

Lindale, GA 30147

5. Polk County Sheriff’s Office

1676 Rockmart Hwy

Cedartown, GA 30125

6. Polk County Sheriff’s Precinct

316 N Piedmont Ave

Rockmart, GA 30153

If you would like to make a monetary donation you can. We accept check, cash, and you have an option of donating online. You can bring cash or checks to the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office at the Floyd County Jail (2526 New Calhoun Hwy, Rome, GA 30161). Checks should be made out to RomeGACares c/o Chaplain Thornton and either brought to the Sheriff’s Office or mailed to 3 Government Plz, Suite 110 Rome, GA 30161.

Online Square Account:…/QBH3IFV5EGWEU3WF2LM2RCHQ…

Special Thank you to:

North Rome Church of God

JWH Transport

Pleasant Valley North

Pleasant Valley South

Unity Baptist

Silver Creek Baptist Church

Henderson & Sons

His Church

Essential Church

Northwood Baptist Church

First Baptist

Bush Arbor Baptist

Faith Missionary Baptist

Coosa Valley Praise & Worship

Rehoboth Baptist Church

Southeastern Mills

Thomas Watkins Trucking