DeKalb collecting donations for Fairdale tornado victims

By Northern Star staff

Locals can drop off donations for the victims of the Fairdale tornado 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at City Hall, 200 S. Fourth St.

Fairdale, where two people died after a Thursday night tornado, non-perishable food, first aid kits and baby formula, among other things, according to a city news release.

Blankets, towels, wash cloths and water are no longer needed, according to DeKalb.

Here’s a full list of what items Fairdale needs:

  • Work gloves
  • Flashlights
  • Heavy duty garbage bags
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Laundry supplies
  • First aid kits (in Ziploc bags if possible)
  • Pet food
  • Ibuprofen
  • Advil
  • Aleve
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toiletries
  • Baby clothes
  • Batteries (AA, D)
  • Baby formula
  • Plastic silverware
  • Non-perishable food items
  • Pack and plays
  • Gently used car seats