Mayor Cooper suggested the following as the best ways to help in this time.
- To volunteer your time, sign up with Hands On Nashville at hon.org.
- To donate money, visit the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee online at cfmt.org.
- To donate everything EXCEPT clothing, stop by the Community Resource Center, located at 218 Omohundro Pl, Nashville, TN 37210.
- And for those who have non-emergency clean-up requests, call 3-1-1.
- United Way is another great resource
- 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.
- Martha O’Bryan Center will be open with limited services today, including its food bank which will be open until 2 p.m. The center will also provide a free shuttle for neighborhood residents to and from the Cleveland Park polling location
- Second Harvest Food Bank said in a Facebook post it is working to ensure people have access to food. Every dollar donated will provide 4 meals, the food bank said in the post. To donate, visit www.secondharvestmidtn.org/donate-now.
- U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage to residents affected by the tornado and severe storms. The locations are: 3741 Annex Ave., 615-356-2550; 506Fesslers Lane, 615-736-5231; and 14535 Lebanon Road, 615-754-6246.
We will work together to build back our amazing city! Sending love and prayers to all impacted by the tornado.