As with any disaster, our goal is to provide resources where they are most needed. We have identified organizations that can use donated funds to help with supplies, clean-up, and more:

The Red Cross: You can also call 1-800 RED CROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation

The Community Foundation

  • Authentically Nashville Tornado Relief Tee to the Community Foundation of Middle TN.  100% donated to relief fund. Link to purchase. 

Cross Point Church: (Jude Crowell is our HFMA Region 5 Executive and this is his church):!/    

Cookeville/Putnam County Tornado Relief Fund - Putnam County Bank Locations 

Venmo money to @CookevillePutnamCountyTornado

PayPal @CookevillePutnamCountyTornadoReliefFund

Cookeville Regional Medical Center Foundation has set aside a restricted relief fund to help the Community Regional Medical Center employees and/or their immediate family members.  “The Foundation will collect donations over the coming days and weeks for a restricted relief fund to help CRMC employees and/or their immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, children) significantly impacted by the tornado disaster.  If you would like to make a donation online, please click here:”  

The following Churches are trying to provide food and other items for first responders and people displaced in the Cookeville area:

  • Baxter First Baptist Church, 301 4th Ave S, Baxter, TN 38544
  • Boma Church of God, 10630 Old Baxter Rd, Baxter, TN 38544
  • Willow Avenue Church of Christ, 1150 S. Willow Ave, Cookeville, TN  38506
  • Jefferson Avenue Church of Christ, 521 S. Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 3850

Donate to help CRMC employees and their immediate families: This is operated through the Foundation. Donations will also be collected 3/6/20 in the lobby from 7:30 am – 3 pm (payroll deduction, cash and check) A CRMC wide Bake Sale is scheduled for Monday March 23rd and is being organized through department directors.

Donate to help supply medical equipment.  This is operated through the Foundation. Inventory of donated wheelchairs, walker and shower/transfer benches has been depleted as we resupply victims. In addition to funding, we are seeking donations of gently used medical equipment, especially wheelchairs, walkers and shower/transfer benches for immediate distribution.
These are available free of charge to tornado victims who have lost equipment and need immediate supplies.

Donate to the County/City Fund for later cash distribution directly to residents affected by the tornado:

Please consider donating to any of these organizations to lend a hand to those who have lost so much.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those impacted.  Please remember to state, "Middle Tennessee Tornado Relief" on donation checks. 

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