Tennessee Serves Tornado Relief

Below is a running list of ongoing efforts to help victims of the storms that hit Middle Tennessee on Saturday, December 9, 2023. To add an effort to the list below, please send it to Tennessee.Serves@TN.gov.


TN VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) recommends financial donations, instead of in-kind donations of items, so that resources can go exactly where they are needed.

Reputable organizations accepting funds for December 2023 Tornado Relief include:

1.     Community Foundation of Middle TN: Tornado Relief Funds Activated by CFMT and United Way of Greater Nashville – Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee – Nashville, TN

2.     United Way of Greater Nashville:  Disaster Relief – United Way of Greater Nashville (unitedwaygreaternashville.org)


People who are interested in volunteering can find opportunities to serve and register at:

1.     Tennessee Serves Portal: https://voltnhq.galaxydigital.com/ 

2.     Just Serve Volunteer Portal: https://www.justserve.org/justservetnreliefefforts 

3.     Nashville area volunteer opportunities

4.     Clarksville area volunteer opportunities

*Please note: It is important to register ahead of time instead of showing up without signing up to serve. This helps organizations prioritize and coordinate volunteer efforts where most needed.

Volunteer Opportunities with Nonprofit Partners serving those affected:

1.     Mercy Chefs

2.     Samaritan’s Purse

3.     United Way of Greater Nashville

4.     Red Cross Tennessee

5.     Community Resource Center

6.     LifePoint Church Clarksville

5.     Agencies and Disaster Relief organizations can enroll to post volunteer opportunities at https://voltnhq.galaxydigital.com/agency/signup/ 


To locate community resources:

1.     Davidson County: Nashville VOAD (nashvilleresponds.com)

2.     Montgomery County: IMPORTANT TORNADO INFORMATION | Clarksville, TN (clarksvilletn.gov)

3.     Sumner County: UWSC Disaster Relief Hub | United Way of Sumner County (unitedwaysumner.org)