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Scores of agencies helping Mayfield Kentucky tornado survivors

Tornado damage of the First Christian Church in Mayfield Kentucky from December 10, 2021.
Liam Niemeyer, WKMS Radio. Used with permission.
Tornado damage of the First Christian Church in Mayfield Kentucky from December 10, 2021.

Dozens of non-profits and relief organizations are stepping up to help those impacted by the December 10 tornado that hit Mayfield Kentucky.

The Salvation Army is accepting donations through their website help salvation army DOT org as well as the American Red Cross.

The United Way of Kentucky has created a website specifically for tornado victims: https://uwky.org/tornado?fbclid=IwAR346TW1FTqpvZE3mrgFEmUtkDG_WahNkLsda4-byYMgnJxAmCphCkcj0l4

In addition, the Marshall County Nonprofit Foundation is coordinating supplies, find out more by going to the website: https://wearerelevant.churchcenter.com/giving/to/mayfield-tornado-relief?fbclid=IwAR0qLsPb08Rezc7X04R6CYojxzSt-tOr4TY0QEJ8vrUFtqHPeFmCp5US6Cs .

A Go Fund Me page to help tornado victims and survivors has been established by the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. The Mayfield-Graves County United Way has also set up a Go Fund Me page as well.
The Marion Chamber of Commerce is also accepting donations of supplies for the Mayfield Kentucky area. To learn more, call 618-997-6311.

These, and other resources to help those in need are compiled on the Facebook page of the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency, and you can see that link at: https://www.facebook.com/FCEMA

Kevin Boucher is a retired broadcaster. Most recently he was a news reporter for WSIU radio. He grew up watching nature programs including Mutual of Omaha’s wild kingdom and the many Jacques Cousteau specials which sparked his passion with nature. Kevin also is an avid hiker and loves seeing and writing stories about the many fascinating plants and animals we share our planet with. Kevin is married and has lived in Murphysboro since 1976, after living in many places, including Japan, as the son of a Navy officer.

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