Tornado Relief

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Simon is accepting water, clothes, non-perishable food and other donations for tornado victims at our studios – 7819 National Service Road in Greensboro.

If you’re wanting to find other ways to help out our neighbors in the rebuilding process but are unsure where to start, here’s a few options:

The United Way of Greensboro

Monetary Donations:

  • Donations can be made online at UnitedWayGSO.org
  • Donations can be mailed to, or dropped off at, United Way of Greater Greensboro, 1500 Yanceyville St., Greensboro, NC 27405. Checks should indicate the donation is for “Tornado Relief.” Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.
  • Social network bitly link: https://bit.ly/2vkvYjj

In addition to monetary donations, there are also coordinated efforts to collect donated goods and activate volunteers.

Donation of Goods: 

  • Goodwill is accepting household goods, including furniture, clothing, home goods, and school supplies from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday – Saturday, and 1 to 6 p.m. on Sunday at all Goodwill locations.
  • The Interactive Resource Center, 407 E. Washington St., is accepting water and non-perishable food items from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday – Friday, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Volunteer Information:

  • The City of Greensboro’s Contact Center is serving as a centralized collection point for residents, groups and businesses who wish to volunteer with tornado cleanup, but residents can also register online.
  • City’s Contact Center: 336-373-CITY (2489).
  • People can also contact The Volunteer Center of Greensboro: 336-7373-1633 or visit www.volunteergso.org.

 

Salvation Army Greensboro

  • The Salvation Army Greensboro is accepting donations for local disaster relief efforts.
  • The Salvation Army has dispatched staff to the affected area of Greensboro to support clients of its Rapid Rehousing program who live there.

 

Habitat for Humanity Greensboro

Due to the difficulty accessing the tornado impacted areas, we will be collecting items at the Habitat offices, 1031 Summit Ave and at the 2nd ReStore location, 2190 Lawndale Drive tomorrow Tuesday, April 17 from 8am – 12pm.

We will make sure they are delivered to the areas most needed. Thank you for your support.

  • bottled water
  • food, blankets
  • tarps for temporary roof covering
  • plywood for windows
  • gloves
  • trash bags.

You can donate online HERE.

There is also a need volunteer doctors and nurses, anyone with a chain saw who can assist with downed trees, and general help for debris clean-up. There is a command center set up at 2208 Everitt St. where supplies can be dropped off. Please call Ms. Williams if you have items to donate.

Work will resume at 8:00 AM on Tuesday morning. If you can volunteer your time to assist, the City of Greensboro has set up a hotline at 336.373.2489, and they can direct you. If you are interested in joining a team from Habitat to help with the relief effort, please call Chris Tippens at 336.707.8050.
Thanks for all you do, and for your consideration of this effort.