BTI Services in Lafayette will be holding a donation drive to gather supplies for those affected by the devastating tornado in Oklahoma. (BTI has a location in Oklahoma City and many of the company's employees were affected by the storm.)

If you would like to make a donation, you can do so at BTI's Lafayette location which is at 214 Southpark Rd. Collection times will be Wednesday from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm and continues through Friday. On Saturday, you can drop off from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. No collections on Sunday and Monday but it will begin back again on Tuesday.

Here's a list of the items that they are looking for:

Oklahoma Disaster Supply List

Infant formula and diapers (all sizes)

Pet food

Sleeping bag or blankets

Towels and washcloths

Clothing and Shoes.

Feminine supplies

Personal hygiene items: toothpaste,toothbrushes, deodorant, soap.

Household chlorine bleach and cleaning supplies

Laundry detergent

Moist towelettes, garbage bags and plastic ties

Paper cups, plates and plastic utensils, paper towels

Can opener

Zip lock bags of assorted sizes


Food (canned or non perishables)

Books, games, puzzles or other activities for children

Battery-powered or hand crank radio or a NOAA Weather Radio with tone alert and extra batteries for both



First aid kit or supplies: bandaids, medical tape, Gauze.

Whistle to signal for help

Dust mask, to help filter contaminated air

Plastic sheeting and duct tape

Plastic Totes or Waterproof, portable containers