General Manager Mark Moseley said he hopes the items can provide a bit of comfort to those impacted by Mother Nature in Texas. “We’re in the business of providing houses for people, and the thought of so many people being without a home is horrible to us,” Moseley said. “We want to provide as much of everything as we can. ... We’re heartbroken over what they’re going through over there.” •Hunter’s Chapel Holy Church of Christ in Jasper posted on their Facebook page Wednesday that they will be collecting diapers, baby wipes and insect repellant to be taken to Texas. They will be taking donations until Friday. •Scott Crump Toyota in Jasper will be driving a 50-foot truck to Texas over the weekend with much needed supplies. They will be accepting donations of canned goods, water, clothing, blankets, toiletries, new first aid kits, cleaning supplies and bleach, pet food, baby wipes and diapers from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Saturday. “My best friend’s daughter lives in Houston and another one of my friend’s lives in Houston, and it’s been a struggle for them,” Scott Crump said. “If everybody in the United States sent something, we’re still going to be short. ... This is the beginning of a long battle.” Gunter Body Shop in Jasper is also collecting in-kind donations to be taken to Scott Crump Toyota. •Wells Fargo customers can donate to the American Red Cross at their ATM branches nationwide to help in relief efforts. •Towns and businesses across the county are continuing to collect items such as diapers, canned goods, bottled water, cleaning supplies and canned pet food to be taken to Desperation Church over the weekend. The church will then provide transport for those supplies. Items for the Lone Star State will also be accepted at the church’s services on Sunday at 9:15 or 11 a.m. at the Jasper, Cullman and Arab church campuses. Donations will not be accepted after noon on Sunday. The Town of Oakman, Town of Parrish, Parrish Elementary, Oakman Middle and High schools and Curry High School will be taking donations made through Friday to the church. •Bevill State Community College’s Salon & Spa Management Department on the Sumiton campus is accepting items to make care packages that will be sent to shelters in Texas. A list of items that will be placed in the care packages is available on the BSCC Facebook page. Donations will be accepted in the cosmetology classroom of building 100 on the Sumiton campus through Friday. Students on other campuses may drop off items for care packages at Student Services. •Furry friends are also being helped by the Greater Birmingham Humane Society in Birmingham. The humane society has placed 42 animals from Texas into foster homes, and need donations of metal bowls, crates, collars, leashes, chew toys, fleece blankets and dog food to care for those animals.