Tuesday, May 4, 2010

The Flood.

It has been a crazy few days for Nashville. Much of our city is underwater and many people have lost their homes and belongings. to get help or lend a helping hand here are a few organizations that are doing their best to help Nashvillians get back on their feet.

* Community Hotline
Metro Nashville has a hotline for people needing non-emergency assistance. The Community Hotline Number is (615) 862-8574. In case of an emergency, residents should call 9-1-1.

* Hands On Nashville
Hands On Nashville is enlisting flood volunteers and will reach out to registered volunteers as needed. You can register online at www.hon.org

* Second Harvest Food Bank
Second Harvest Food Bank is continuing to provide a central distribution center for companies, groups, and individuals to help provide food for Middle Tennessee's hungry. You can sign up to volunteer and/or make a donation online at www.secondharvestmidtn.org

* Middle Tennessee Red Cross
Middle Tennessee Red Cross is continuing to garner financial support to continue providing relief to victims of local disaster flooding. For those who have been displaced or need help you can contact the Red Cross - there is also a listing of local shelters on their website. Folks wishing to donate can do so online at www.middletennredcross.org

* Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee has activated its Metro Nashville Disaster Response Fund to help to those affected by the floods.They have also activated Tennessee Emergency Response Fund to support relief beyond Davidson County.You can donate to either fund online at www.cfmt.org

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