March 24, 2012 - News, Weather & Sports

March 24, 2012

Metro United Way

Mary Sullivan, Volunteer Coordinator, with the Metro United Way discussed the on-going needs of the Metro United Way in their efforts to help the tornado victims. There are many long term needs.

If you want to volunteer in recovery efforts, please register as an individual or group so details can be provided on the next steps of registration and project assignments as soon as they are available. Please visit the Volunteer Reception Center at 723 Spring Street in Jeffersonville, IN to help tornado victims.

To donate items go to the River Ridge Complex at 700 Patrol Road, Charlestown, IN between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Follow the receiving signs to Gate 2. Note, they are no longer accepting clothing donations.

Items needed:

Urgent need for ladders, extension cords, first aid supplies, work boots and heave duty gloves

Paper products

Household cleaning items

Gloves - heavy duty, Nitrile, work

Heavy Duty trash bags

Personal hygiene items / Toiletries/ Baby Items  Pet Supplies - Cat/dog food, kitty litter, dog houses/kennels

Yard tools (shovels, rakes, trimmers)

Gas cards

New packages of socks and underwear

Laundry baskets and large plastic totes

Nonperishable food 


Ways to Give:

Text TORNADO to 27722 to donate $10

Mail your donation to:

Metro United Way

Dept. 52860

P.O. Box 950148

Louisville, KY 40295-0148

Attention: Tornado Relief 


G.O. Ministries

G.O. (a Louisville based international non-profit organization that works locally and globally) and Wilson, a boy G.O. Ministries is helping in partnership with Kosair Children's Hospital discussed how you can help.  

G.O. Ministries, Inc.

11501 Plantside Drive, Suite 14

(502) 493-9846


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