How You Can Help Our Tennessee Neighbors After the Tornado
Our hearts are hurting for all of our Tennessee friends and neighbors affected by the tornadoes this week. We are joining with our community to spread the word about ways you can to help and donate to the cause.
- Centennial Sports Plex, 222 25th. Ave N
- East High School, 110 Gallatin Ave.
- Victory Baptist Church, 1777 Tate Ln.
- Highland Heights Church of Christ, 505 N. Cumberland St.
- First Baptist, 18 South Walnut Ave
- Putnam County YMCA, 235 Raider Dr.
For more info visit, American Red Cross or call 615-250-4300
Hands On Nashville is working closely with the City of Nashville and the Office of Emergency Management to ensure all of the available resources are in place to help our community in the wake of this week’s destructive tornadoes throughout Davidson and surrounding counties. Visit HON.org to find tornado related volunteer projects. They will be adding projects over the next many weeks, so please keep checking back for ways to help!
Mt. Juliet Tornado clean up, complete this registration form that allows them to properly disperse your assistance.
To donate money to tornado recovery efforts
- Visit the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.
- Text RELIEF2020 to 41444 to donate to United Way relief fund.
- Purchase a “We Are Nashville / We Are Tennessee” hoodie or t-shirt, and all proceeds with go to relief funds.
- Pre-order a Project 615 Nashville Strong t-shirt and 100% of the proceeds will go to disaster relief.
- Purchase a #NashvilleStrong Unisex T-Shirt, and the net proceeds will go to The Community Foundation For Middle Tennessee.
To donate supplies
- drop off or mail to the Community Resource Center at 218 Omohundro Place, Nashville, TN 37210
- needed items: baby food, baby and toddler clothes, batteries, flashlights, formula, underwear, bras, gloves, trash bags, trash cans, box cutters, bleach, and personal hygiene items
To donate food
- visit Second Harvest Food Bank: https://www.secondharvestmidtn.org/act/donate-food/host-a-food-drive/
If you have found a stray animal, and have that animal contained, Metro is asking you to call: 615-862-7928. Please leave a message if no one answers as their call volume will be increased. If you have lost your pet, complete a ‘Lost Pet’ report located on MACCs website or Pet Harbor. Also, be sure to post in your local Facebook or Next Door pages.
- Tune in to 650 AM or WSMonline.com/listen-live during the morning and afternoon drives for traffic updates from Richard Thomas
- Keep up to date on road closures and be sure to limit unnecessary travel so that emergency vehicles can get to where they need to help.
- WKRN has published a full list of the unaccounted people for in Putnam County. To see the full list, visit WKRN.com.
- Phone: 615-242-0411
- Phone: 211
- Lyft has activated a Disaster Response program to provide discounted rides by using code NASHRELIEF20
- If you need emergency housing, Airbnb is offering select homes in the area for free until March 23rd.
- Check out these upcoming benefit shows that aid in disaster relief.