When hard times fall on our friends and neighbors, it leaves many of us feeling helpless and wondering how we can help make a difference for these families. A group of Missoula community members know the feeling and have put together a care package collection event.

Please drop off donations, today (May 12) only, until 4 p.m. at Westside Lanes. The group will make up care packages this afternoon and deliver them to those who are suffering from the flood, and dealing with displacement.

Suggested items are: bottled water, toiletry items, socks, snacks, diapers, wipes, quarters for laundry and any basic needs items. Except for socks, please do not bring any clothing items.

THANK YOU in advance for your generosity, and huge thanks to the group who got this together.