All of us are feeling helpless after the tornado that went through Mayflower and Vilonia near Little Rock. The best way to help is through donations. Here are a few ways you can make a difference.The Four States Fair AG Learning Center is taking donations this week. Jennifer Wood Caraway says you can drop off items this week between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the AG Learning Center.

Things that are needed:

Non-perishable food items.

Baby items such as diapers, wipes and formula

Also on the list: toiletries, gloves, blankets, bottled water, flashlights, batteries, tarps, and hand sanitizer.

Caraway plans a trip to Central Arkansas this weekend to drop off the needed items.

Other ways to help:

The Red Cross. You can donate to the Texarkana Red Cross at 821 Spruce Street or go to Redcross.org.  You can also make a $10 donation by mobile phone when you text REDCROSS to 90999.

United Way of Central Arkansas their office is located in Conway, Arkansas. You can call them at 501-327-5087.

CNN News has listed other safe and reputable organizations to donate to as well.