The Vernon Baptist Association’s Helping Hands ministry has been asked by the Louisiana National Guard to be a distribution and pick-up site for specific necessary items needed in Puerto Rico,  devastated by Hurricane Maria. 

Items can be dropped off at Helping Hands, 518 South 3rd Street, Leesville, from 9 a.m. until noon, Monday through Friday.  

Items will be picked up for forwarding by the Guard on Wednesday, October 4 and Wednesday, October 11.

Items requested include:

baby bottles with nipples and liners

Powdered baby formula

Baby wipes

Feminine personal hygiene items (speaking of the personal items that only girls use…)

Diapers.