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Here Are Some Ways To Help Victims Of The Nashville Tornado

COOKEVILLE, TN – MARCH 04: Volunteers work to clean up tornado-damaged areas on March 4, 2020 in Cookeville, Tennessee. A tornado passed through the Nashville area early Tuesday morning which left Putnam County with 18 killed and 38 unaccounted for. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

On the night of March 2nd, a series of tornadoes touched down across middle Tennessee, impacting Nashville and surrounding areas, claiming over two dozen lives and injuring hundreds.

After the Memorial Day tornadoes that affected our own area last year, Dayton saw an outpouring of support from cities all over the nation. we are #Daytonstrong, and now, #Nashvillestrong. To find ways to help out, visit any of the links below:


Visit Music City Website:  visitmusiccity.com/nashvillestrong

Donate funds to the Community Foundation’s Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund: cfmt.org

Volunteer at Hands On Nashville: hon.org

Red Cross, Nashville:  www.redcross.org/local/tennessee/about-us/locations/nashville-area.html

United Way: The local chapter has launched a relief fund for middle Tennessee. Text RELIEF2020 to 41444 or donate online.

Community Foundation: This group has activated the “Middle Tennessee Emergency Relief Fund.” Find it here.

Donate Items: If you’re in the area and want to donate items (no clothing), the Nashville Emergency Operations Center has a way to do that. Find it here.

Volunteer in Nashville: Potential volunteers can sign up with Hands On Nashville here.

Volunteer in Mt. Juliet: Potential volunteers can sign up at the local police portal here.

American Red Cross: The local chapter of this organization is on hand to assess needs and provide relief. It’s always looking for help. Find it here.

GoFundMe: The crowdfunding site has a dedicated page for all verified campaigns related to the Tennessee tornado disaster. Find it here.


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