Region 8 donations to help out Moore Tornado victims

POCAHONTAS, AR (KAIT) - Peoplehad the chance to donate items in Pocahontas to help the victims of the tornadoesin Moore, Oklahoma.

The donations werecollected at the Wal-Mart in Pocahontas. The items ranged from food to hygienicproducts such as toothpaste, napkins and soap.

Michael Johnson was one ofthe organizers behind the donation booth and says collecting items for thevictims was the right thing to do.

"It's just something wecan do, and we can give to someone in need, so that's the most importantthing; Helping other people whenever they need it", Johnson said.

People were alsoencouraged to make a monetary donation.

Johnson plans to head toOklahoma Monday night, allowing him to arrive Tuesday morning.

The donations will betransported with the support of several churches in Region 8.