We Are BG Strong
Our community is beyond thankful for the outpouring of donations, love and support we received from individuals, groups and communities from all across the country and globe following the devastation of the December 11 tornadoes. Please continue to pray for our state, leaders and emergency responders as we remain strong through this heartbreaking time.
To stay abreast of the latest information regarding street closures, volunteer opportunities, emergency assistance, and recovery efforts, the City of Bowling Green and Warren County have the following website available — https://www.WeAreBGStong.com.
Impacted by December 11 Tornadoes
Among the several hundreds of homes and businesses lost, these tourism partners are currently closed due to storm damage:
- NCM Motorsports Park including its Twinkle at the Track drive-thru lights event
- Blue Holler Brew Supplies
- Cardinal Motel
- Rickman Pottery Studio
Be sure to verify current operations before traveling for any activities or businesses in Bowling Green.
At this time, all roadways have reopened. To see a map of the affected areas and the tornado's path, visit the City County Planning Commission site at warrenpc.org/webmaps/disastermaps.
LOCAL TORNADO RELIEF RESOURCES
Local information hotline:
Disaster Assistance website — homeowners and businesses
By phone 1-800-621-FEMA (3362)
DISPLACED OR DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY THE STORM
Register with FEMA in person at Greenwood Mall
2625 Scottsville Rd. (old Sears building)
The Red Cross works directly with FEMA. It's important you register ASAP to receive FEMA’s services.
FEMA & Fulfillment Center
Greenwood Mall, old Sears building
2625 Scottsville Rd.
You may also sign up on this website
MONETARY DONATIONS (Read our full blog post)
American Red Cross (select "Your local chapter" under "I Want to Support" dropdown)
Keep on Shining Kentucky (Central Region Innovation and Commercialization Center)
Text GIVE to 502-230-9464 — BG Tornado Donations for RefugeBG
FEMA & Fulfillment Center: Now at the old Sears building in Greenwood Mall at 2625 Scottsville Rd.
Click here for a map.