Three Nashville community partners have taken decisive action in light of the fatal Tuesday morning tornado that caused widespread harm over the Midstate.
Hands-on Nashville, Nashville’s volunteer association, is increasing its contributions for individuals who want to help, as indicated by Mayor John Cooper, who said individuals can join at hon.org.
HON’s Lindsey Turner said her association is working with the Office of Emergency Management “to get a plan hashed out” and would release subtleties later this morning for volunteer chances.
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has made a donation site to help communities influenced by the tornado.
The foundation reported early Tuesday morning that it initiated its Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund. The fund gives grants to nonprofits helping unfortunate casualties address progressing needs.
The grants will fund not-for-profits for quick and long term reaction to the tempest harm.
“We know when disasters strike, there are no quick fixes,” said Ellen Lehman, Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee president. “We need to support the affected communities and the nonprofits on the ground helping victims and addressing their needs.”
The mayor additionally said the Community Resource Center is tolerating donations of things other than apparel.
Red Cross authorities were meeting this morning to build up their plan of action. In the meantime, a representative said that four Red Cross emergency shelters have been opened: The Centennial Sportsplex, East High School in Nashville, Highland Heights Church of Christ in Lebanon and Victory Baptist Church in Mt. Juliet.
What’s more, Martha O’Bryan Center will open up to limited services today, including its food bank which will be upon until 2 p.m. The center will likewise give free transport to neighborhood occupants to and from the Cleveland Park polling area.