Nashville Disaster Relief — #NashvilleStrong
Nashville is in the process of grappling with two devastating events — the March 3 tornado and the outbreak of COVID-19. Each disaster has complicated the response to the other. Hands On Nashville is working closely with the City of Nashville, the Office of Emergency Management, and local health officials to support tornado and COVID-19 relief efforts through volunteerism. We are so grateful for the outpouring of support and generosity this community has shown these past several weeks. There's more work to be done, and we are working with officials and community partners to ensure that work can be done as safely as possible.
OTHER WAYS TO HELP
If you are with a group that is organizing volunteer efforts on your own and you do not need additional volunteers, please know every volunteer counts in disaster recovery. Now that the March 3 tornado is a federally declared disaster, our city will need to report out on the tremendous volunteer response we have received in order to access federal recovery dollars. Click here to access a sign-in sheet you can use at your project, which you can scan in or photograph and email to email@example.com.
Hands On Nashville is a proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network. No person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Learn more about the HON AmeriCorps program here.
HON and our community partners are taking measures to make serving our neighbors as safe as possible in light of public-health concerns.
Between May 1-7, stay connected to your Nashville neighbors through acts of service and kindness.
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