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story.lead_photo.caption Mark Wilson/News Tribune Paul Kelly and volunteers from Adventist Community Services parse through donated items Thursday at a disaster relief warehouse set up at Capital West Christian Church.

Scores of people have dropped off donations for flood and tornado victims at the Disaster Recovery Donation site in Jefferson City.

The site was set up at Capital West Christian Event Center, 1315 Fairgrounds Road, to receive items for local victims of continuing flooding and the May 22 twister that ripped through part of east Jefferson City.

The focus of items requested has shifted.

Please don't bring any more clothing or toys, officials said.

The deepest need now is canned or boxed food items, said Edna Horner, a volunteer with the Adventist Community Services' Disaster Response.

"It's the food part that we are low on," Horner said. "We're asking for canned goods, boxed foods, peanut butter and jelly, and those sorts of things."

It can also accept monetary donations.

A couple dozen members of the Disaster Response team worked through Thursday putting together disaster kits, Horner said.

The center is open to receive donations daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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It will begin distributing products this morning.

Storm victims wishing to pick up food and drinks, baby products, personal care products, cleaning supplies, bedding and kitchen supplies need only go to the center and fill out a form.

"People will register," Horner said. "They'll fill out a form so we know what their needs are."

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