How you can donate to help cyclone victims

THE Queensland Government has partnered with Givit, a not-for-profit organisation which coordinates the donation of goods to ensure the best outcome for  people in need.

For businesses and corporate organisation wanting to assist communities impacted by Cyclone Marica, Givit will ensure your donation directly addresses urgent community need.

Visit www.givit.org.au or email infor@givit.org.au to pledge your donation or offer of assistance.

Individuals wanting to donate goods or services, and to see what is urgently needed in the disaster affected communities, can visit the Givit website.

The 4CC office in Gladstone also will be taking donations until close of business Wednesday, at the rear of 65 Central Lane. The driveway is off William St.

For more details call 0488 276 261.

People are asked to donate tinned food, bottled water, insect repellent, sunscreen, batteries, torches, thick garbage bags, matches, candles and toilet paper.