The Total Travel Service Inc. team in Madisonville collect good home items throughout January for tornado victims. This is free for everyone affected by the December disasters in our region.
“We want to be able to help those who have lost everything,” said Mary Lou Boal, owner of Total Travel Service. “We will be collecting items throughout the month, with an item deadline of January 31st.”
With most places in town collecting non-perishable food, water crates, clothes, diapers, shoes, jackets, blankets and things of that nature, Total Travel wanted to help but in a different way. .
“Here you can find comfortable things,” Boal said. “Things you need to make a home a home. “
Thanks to the space generously provided by Ron Sanders, victims of the tornado will be able to come and do their shopping at their convenience. Items such as towels and bathroom decorations, wall art, home decor, pots and pans, elegant vases and framed objects, silverware, tables, furniture bedroom sets, lamps, slightly used furniture and much more will be available for those in need.
Hopkins County came together and received items from across the country. Total Travel, with links to other travel agencies and people around the world, items and supplies from previous disasters have arrived left and right, in addition to items donated by those who want to do their part and help. those in need.
According to Boal, Total Travel received supplies from the tornado that hit Oklahoma in June and items from Hurricane Katrina that devastated Baton Rouge in 2005.
Total Travel, located at 22 Madison Square Dr., Madisonville, is open Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you or someone you know is in need but cannot attend during these times, please call 270-841-0404 to make a personal appointment.