NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 3, 2020) – The office of Mayor John Cooper, in partnership with Hands On Nashville, has announced plans for organized tornado damage clean-up efforts this weekend.
Sites for these efforts will be announced in the coming days. Emergency response personnel are on the ground assessing the situation and identifying high-priority areas. Those interested in volunteering can continue to sign up at HON.org. Volunteers will be notified as locations and specific opportunities come available, both for the weekend and during the rest of the week.
Mayor Cooper’s Office
Hands On Nashville
Volunteers across Middle Tennessee
Organized weekend tornado clean-up efforts
Saturday, March 7, and Sunday, March 8
Two shifts each day: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. / 1 to 5 p.m.
Clean-up sites to be announced soon
Hands On Nashville is working closely with the City of Nashville and the Office of Emergency Management to ensure available resources are in place to help the Middle Tennessee community in wake of the tornadoes that tore through the city in the early hours of March 3.
Other ways to help
Those interested in making a monetary donation toward recovery efforts can do so through the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee.
Those wanting to donate items (there is a major need for personal hygiene items, bleach, trash bags, gloves, box cutters, baby and toddler clothes, formula, underwear, bras, batteries, flashlights, baby food and heavy-duty tarps) can do so by dropping off or mailing to the Community Resource Center at 218 Omohundro Place, Nashville, TN 37210.
Food donations can be done through Second Harvest Food Bank.