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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

Born in Newport, Rhode Island to a military family, Kevin Boucher traveled the country and the world at a young age before his family settled in Murphysboro, Illinois in 1976. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Radio-Television at Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale and worked in commercial radio before becoming the Traffic Manager at WSIU Public Television. Boucher has since earned a Master's degree in Professional Media & Media Management Studies from SIU's College of Mass Communication & Media Arts. He is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys gardening and exploring the flora and fauna of the Shawnee National Forest and other beautiful natural areas across southern Illinois. Kevin is embarking on a new path with WSIU as the Community Engagement Producer for WSIU Radio. Look for Kevin's work on air and on line.
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