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Assistance for 2024 Texas Tornadoes

Assistance for 2024 Texas Tornadoes

North Texas Storms

Saturday, May 25 – Deadly twisters produced from several thunderstorms struck along the Denton-Cooke County line on Interstate 35. At least seven deaths have been confirmed and approximately 100 people injured. This is the deadliest in state history since 2015.

Tuesday, May 28 – North Texans woke up to tornado sirens wailing early after the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for parts of the region until 6:30 a.m. In the aftermath, tens of thousands across the metroplex remained without power within a trail of damage from the high winds.

The following is a list of funds and nonprofit organizations that are actively supporting people who’ve been impacted by the recent North Texas tornadoes:

First United Bank- Gainesville – has set up a fund to support families impacted by the storms that hit Valley View, TX. (940-665-3484).
Grace Bridge (Celina) – Accepting donations for residents impacted by the storms. Recommended items for donation include water, Gatorade, trash bags, gloves, and cleaning supplies. (214-425-9423).
Minuteman Disaster Response – is accepting donations and aiding families impacted by the severe storm that hit Celina, TX.
Salvation Army of North Texas – Activated their disaster recovery mobile units to provide food, water, and humanitarian assistance to assist storm victims.
United Way of Denton County- All Donations will go toward supporting Denton County residents affected by the May 25 tornado.
Additional resources will be added as we learn of them.

Candace Thompson
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Candace Thompson
Community Philanthropy Officer

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