Looking to help those in need of support following the tornadoes this weekend in Alto? Here's what is needed, and where you can take it.

It's usually the simple things that are needed most following devastating storms. Here's what residents are needing:

  • Gatorade
  • Sodas
  • Chips (individual bags)
  • Sanitizer wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Water
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Storage totes
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Baby diapers
  • Wipes
  • Baby bottles
  • Hair brushes
  • Dish soap
  • Work gloves

CBS 19 reports that local churches are organizing the relief effort.A. Frank United Methodist Church is accepting clothing, Alto Missionary Baptist Church, located at 107 East Elkhart Street, is organizing those volunteers with power tools for clean up, and prepared food and water should be taken to The River Church, located at 595 South Marcus Street.

Monetary donations may be made to the "Alto Relief Fund" at Bancorp South Bank. In Tyler,  Oden Plant Farm located at the Broadway Square Mall is also accepting donations from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., Monday-Saturday, and will make sure they get to Alto.