Residents evacuating from Allen Benedict Court after gas leak killed 2
As Mother’s Day approaches, the City of Columbia is partnering with Two Men and a Truck to deliver much-needed supplies to mothers displaced by a deadly gas leak at a Columbia apartment complex.
The city and moving company partnered for the “Movers for Moms” campaign, a national movement that collects donations for women every spring and delivers them to local women’s and family shelters around the Mother’s Day holiday, according to the company’s website.
The “Movers for Moms” drive is collecting donations of soap, hair styling products, shampoo and conditioner, pillows, blankets, slippers and other basic clothing items, according to a release from the City of Columbia. Other accepted donations include feminine hygiene items, toilet paper, paper towels, diapers, baby wipes, multi-purpose cleaners and laundry and dish detergent.
Items can be dropped off at the following locations:
- Columbia City Hall; 1737 Main St.
- Columbia Fire Department; 1800 Laurel St.
- Columbia Police Department; 1 Justice Square
- City administrative offices; 1136 Washington St., 1225 Lady St., 1800 Main St.
- Drew Wellness Center, 2101 Walker Solomon Way