FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – CBSDFW is making it easy for you to help the people affected by the wildfires in North Texas.

On Thursday and Friday, April 21 and 22, you can bring donations to our Fort Worth studios.  On Friday, we’ll take them to Weatherford High School to be distributed to firefighters and evacuees in Palo Pinto County.

Here’s what they need:
•    Bottled water
•    Sunscreen
•    Eye drops
•    Baby wipes
•    Lip balm
•    Sports drinks (especially sugar-free/low calorie varieties)

We’re collecting the donations between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday at our Fort Worth studios.  The street address is:
5233 Bridge Street
Fort Worth, TX 76103

We’re in East Fort Worth, just off I-30 near E. Loop 820.

Scan this QR code with your smartphone for a Google Map of our location.

Update @12 noon Thursday:  We’ve gotten several donations already, but the one we just got was by far the biggest.  Rick Akers came by with 75 cases of bottled water.  He says he has several friends who are firefighters, and he wanted to help.  Thanks, Rick, and everyone else who has donated!

Some of the 75 cases of water donated by Rick Akers to help firefighters and evacuees in Palo Pinto County. (Photo credit CBSDFW.COM)

The whole CBSDFW family is working with Weatherford High School to help those in need:  CBS 11, TXA 21, KRLD NewsRadio 1080, 105.3 The Fan, 100.3 Jack FM, 98.7 KLUV,  103.7 Lite fm, and Mega 107.5.