Please pray about how you can help your neighbors in the areas affected by the recent tornadoes.
Several community organizations are accepting volunteers, donations, and other aid for those impacted by Tuesday’s tornado. If you would like to help those in need, please contact these organizations:
On Monday, March 9, 2020, in Nashville, 2nd Avenue from James Robertson Parkway to Taylor Street will be CLOSED from 6am to 6pm in order for Nashville Electric Service crews to continue power restoration in the area.
Volunteers should avoid parking along the street, blocking roads or walking in the street as they work on tornado damage cleanup so as not to block the efforts of emergency vehicles and other work crews.
The Nashville Office of Emergency Management has launched a park-and-ride service for volunteers going to North and East Nashville.
Volunteers can park in Lot R of Nissan Stadium. Shuttles will take you to recovery areas of greatest need, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Those working with Hands On Nashville should continue to use Nissan parking lots G, M, A, B, and D.
In Donelson and Hermitage, volunteers are asked to park at Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, located at 4004 Lebanon Pike.
Following deadly tornadoes that ripped through middle Tennessee—including downtown Nashville—Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains are in the hardest-hit areas offering emotional and spiritual care.
Your support can help provide Gospel-centered comfort to those affected by this storm as well as the hope of Jesus to people around the world. Click HERE for ways to help.
Victory Baptist Church (Mt. Juliet) has provided ways you can help children cope with the aftermath of the storms. Clear HERE for the help.
The Nashville Rescue Mission's Campus for Women and Children, located in the Salemtown/Buena Vista/Germantown area, could utilize donations of the following:
• Individually wrapped sandwiches or the supplies to make them
• Individual servings of chips, fruit cups, drinks, etc.
• Coffee made and delivered
• Sodas with caffeine
• Body wipes
• Hand & foot warmers (may get cold overnight)
• Batteries (AAA, AA, & D)
• Bath towels
• Battery-operated fans
• Battery-operated lanterns
Nonperishable items may be dropped off at 1716 Rosa L. Parks Blvd., Nashville, TN 37208.
Perishable food items may be dropped off at 616 7th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203. (open Monday-Saturday 7-7).
Lee Chapel AME (1200 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Boulevard) is accepting donations and providing items for storm victims.
Kingdom Cafe (2610 Jefferson Street) is accepting donations and providing items for storm victims.
Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church (2708 Jefferson Street) is accepting and distributing donations of toiletries, diapers, clothing, towels, and bottled water.
Cash donations are accepted at any Bank of Putnam County location or on Venmo: @CookevillePutnamCountyTornado or Paypal: @CookevillePutnamCountyTornadoReliefFund . These are the only designated accounts with 100% of donations going directly to the impacted victims.
Donations are being accepted at Metro Animal Care & Control (5125 Harding Place) for its Pet Food Bank. Food as well as collars and leashes are needed.
The following shelters have been set up for those who need a place to stay during the tornado recovery. Please call the location to ensure operation.
East Nashville Magnet Middle School
Wilson County (Mt. Juliet)
Victory Baptist Church
Putnam County Family YMCA
Cookeville Community Center
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”