Our community is beyond thankful for the outpouring of donations, love and support we are receiving from individuals, groups and communities from all across the country. Please continue to pray for our residents, leaders and emergency responders as we remain strong through this devastating time.
Many people have reached out to our office looking for ways to donate from afar and/or looking for ways to volunteer locally. After speaking with community leaders, we’ve created a list of ways you may help Bowling Green and Warren County, whether it be in person or online.
At this time, monetary donations are the best way to assist.
For the most accurate information regarding tornado recovery efforts in Bowling Green, KY please visit www.wearebgstrong.com.
Our community is beyond grateful for the donation of supplies and are now asking for monetary donations. Every displaced individual and family have different needs. Below are three options you may choose to donate to:
United Way of Southern Kentucky — Donations will be used directly in Bowling Green and Warren County.
American Red Cross — The donations will be sent to multiple counties in our region, including Bowling Green and Warren Co.
Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund — Donations will be for all western Kentucky communities directly affected by the tornados.
Please report to the old Sears location in Greenwood Mall on Scottsville Rd. in Bowling Green, KY. Volunteer groups will be organized and sent to areas that are cleared and are safe for clean up. Or will stay on site to help at the distribution and donation center.
IF YOU ARE DISPLACED OR DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY THE STORM (RESIDENT OR BUSINESS)
Please register with the Red Cross immediately. Red Cross works directly with FEMA and you will need to be present in their system to receive benefits. You may register online at DisasterAssistance.gov or by calling 1-800-621-FEMA (3362) or TTY 1-800-462-7585 (for deaf or hard-of-hearing Kentuckians). The toll-free numbers will operate from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. local time, seven days a week until further notice.
If you are looking to donate, volunteer or assist in any way, you may also sign up on this website. Donations to this site are being used at various locations in western Kentucky, including Bowling Green and Warren County.
For more resources, information about street & business closures and event cancellations, click here.