High Socks For Hope is working hard to help the survivors of Hurricane Harvey. With over 300,000 homes damaged or destroyed it is going to take the work
of many organizations to help them get back on their feet. Right now we are concentrating on supplies to help muck, gut and de-mold the homes. We are accepting donations of the items on this list. You can drop them off this week 9/10-9/17 at Faye's Fabrics(Northport, Alabama), Randall Reilly (Tuscaloosa) Tuscaloosa One Place (Tuscaloosa) All Spiller Furniture Stores (Alabama) or you can purchase from our Amazonsmile Wishlist and it will be sent directly to us. No clothing, water or used bedding will be accepted. See our list below. You can donate with a credit card on the link below or send a check to:
High Socks For Hope
3617 McFarland Blvd
Northport, AL 35476
David and Annie Seay lost their home in Aliceville, Alabama to a tornado on February 2, 2016. High Socks For Hope is in the process of helping them rebuild their home with the help of donations of materials from local businesses. We started the home in October and will move them in on March 25, 2017. .
UPDATE ON THE SEAY FAMILY:
David and Annie Seay moved into their new home! Thank you to everyone who helped with this project...especially Habitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa!
Tuscaloosa, Alabama Tornado 2011
David Robertson grew up in Tuscaloosa, Ala. and played baseball for the University of Alabama. In the days following the tornado Robertson and many others had difficulty locating their family members. The devastation caused by the storm was apparent. The tornado killed 53 people, including six University of Alabama students. The resulting property damage totaled to $2.4 billion, making the tornado the costliest single tornado in United States history at the time. Robertson’s personal ties to the affected area served as motivation for creating High Socks for Hope. In the five years since the tornado, hundreds of families have benefitted from the help which includes over 200 homes partially or completely furnished by High Socks For Hope in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. In addition to furnishing homes, HIgh Socks For Hope helped families in a multitude of ways which are too numerous to list. Photo Gallery
"I have been fortunate enough to be given a stage as a Major League Baseball player to help raise awareness for the victims of these disasters. My wife and I created High Socks for Hope to lend support to those suffering in the wake of natural disasters, especially after the immediate attention subsides." -David Robertson
Joe Long lost his home to a tornado in Aliceville, Alabama in February 2016. Judy Holland took this photo the day after the tornado.
UPDATE ON JOE LONG:
Joe Long moved into his new Habitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa home in August 2016 and is loving it! High Socks For Hope completely furnished the home for Mr. Long.
Kitchen Gloves Plastic Tote Boxes
Lowes, Target, VISA, or Walmart Gift cards Large contractor garbage bags
Mold killer Charcoal grills and charcoal
Small gas cooktops (one eye) Butane fuel canisters
Paper towels Toilet paper
Boxfans Shovels Work Gloves Drywall Saws
Safety Protective Goggles Shop Vacuums
Protective Coveralls Box Cutters
Towels Shop Towels
Bath Cloths New Bed Pillows
New Comforters New Sheets all sizes New Blankets Crockpots
Cleaning Supplies 5 gallon buckets and lids
Pots and Pans Can Openers
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
― Charles Dickens
Bruce and Rosie Hughes lost their home in Aliceville, Alabama to a tornado on February 2, 2016. High Socks For Hope purchased them a trailer. We are working on the trailer, furnishing it and will move them in on March 25, 2017.
UPDATE ON THE HUGHES FAMILY:
With the help of a couple of very generous donors, High Socks For Hope purchased the Hughes family a used trailer in March 2017. We are working on the trailer and will move the family in soon. In March 2017, Mrs. Rosie Hughes passed away. Rosie knew about the trailer and was so happy that her family would have a place to live.