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How You Can Help Our Tennessee Neighbors After the Tornado

After tornadoes ripped through Middle Tennessee in the early hours Tuesday morning (Mar 3, 2020), this week has been a very difficult one for our hometown of Nashville and the surrounding communities. We are standing with our Tennessee friends and neighbors during this time of rebuilding and have been amazed by and grateful for the outpouring of love we’ve seen from our listeners from here and around the world.

 

A lot of people have reached out wondering how they can help. During this time and over the weeks and months ahead, we encourage you to consider ways you can contribute your time, talents, and donations to the families and communities affected by the tornadoes. Feel free to visit wsmonline.com/relief for ideas about how you can get involved.

 

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.

SHELTER LOCATIONS

Nashville

  • Centennial Sports Plex, 222 25th. Ave N
  • East High School, 110 Gallatin Ave.

Mt. Juliet

  • Victory Baptist Church, 1777 Tate Ln.

Lebanon

  • Highland Heights Church of Christ, 505 N. Cumberland St.

Cookeville

  • First Baptist, 18 South Walnut Ave
  • Putnam County YMCA, 235 Raider Dr.

For more info visit, American Red Cross or call 615-250-4300

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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.

 

DONATIONS

To donate money to tornado recovery efforts

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

 

LOST PETS

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.

 

OTHER RESOURCES

Road Closures

  • 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.

Salvation Army

  • Phone: 615-242-0411

Crisis Center/2-1-1

  • Phone: 211

Lyft

Airbnb

  • If you need emergency housing, Airbnb is offering select homes in the area for free until March 23rd.

Upcoming Benefit Shows

 

If you know of any additional ways to help, please email acannon@wsmonline.com

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