The Dayton.com team is sending our love to everyone impacted by the horrific tornadoes and storms that tore through the Miami Valley Monday night. Many people are still without power, access to drinkable water or safe shelter. Some are facing unimaginable destruction or injury.
It’s going to be a long road to recovery. Many in our community do need help and many of you want to give help.
Our news partners at WHIO and Dayton Daily News have been working around the clock since the storms began to keep our audience up to date with the most important news and information to keep everyone as safe as possible.
Here is a quick guide to how you can help make a difference:
◼️ DAYTON TORNADO: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW
The latest news updates on damage and cleanup efforts from our news partners at WHIO and the Dayton Daily News are all compiled here in a one-stop resource for the community.
>> What you need to know right now
💙HOW TO GET HELP
>> Emergency shelter locations, food and water for those affected by storms
>> Where to get free ice and bottled water
>> Disaster helpline available for people affected by recent tornadoes
>> Need clean clothes? Where to find mobile laundry trailers
>> Where you can find free meals
>> Emergency assistance available for low-income residents in tornado damaged areas
💙HOW YOU CAN HELP
>> Tornado relief: How you can help
>> Critical need for blood in wake of tornadoes, long holiday weekend in Dayton
>> How to donate to Foodbank of Dayton’s tornado food relief campaign
>> How to donate to Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund
>> Where to donate goods and supplies
>> #Daytonstrong merchandise sales to support tornado relief efforts
➡️TELL US ABOUT YOUR FUND-RAISERS, VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
If you know of any efforts going on to help those impacted, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org or message us on Facebook and we will update this story with that information.
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