Okotoks residents looking to send donations off to victims of the BC wild fires have a local drop off location.

Geneva Clark, Air Ranch community resident, has volunteered her home to act as a collection site.

She says there's specific items they're hoping for.

"They're looking for high chairs, play pens, q-tips, bandaids, a lot of diapers and wipes, shampoo, hair brushes, toothbrushes and toothpaste, socks, underwear, the basic things."

Other items include bottled water, Gatorade, dog and cat food, cat litter, and baby personal care products.

Clark says it's important we help our neighbours to the west.

"We're all one country and I think it's important we all stick together no matter who we are and what province we're in. We need to show each other that we're there to help and you're never alone."

Donations can be dropped off at Clark's house, 72 Ranch Road, at any time.

The first load of donations were taken Thursday night and the next leaves July 21.

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