Amvets Local 509 is taking donations for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Organizers say there will be a staging area at the former Reeves Reliant Center near the corner of Seventh Street and Reeves Way in Columbus on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Donations will be accepted from noon to 6 p.m. each day. Items requested include: air mattresses, diapers, baby wipes, rubber boots, cleaning supplies, dog food cat food and other pet supplies. Water and clothing are NOT needed.

Rick Caldwell, an organizer, says that a truck was donated for the cause and that everything collected will be shipped to an Amvets post in Texas once the drive wraps up Wednesday night.

For more information, visit the Amvets Local 509 page on Facebook.