Items Needed for Donation

Donate Supplies or Give to Western Kentucky Relief Fund

As reported by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce via Governor Andy Beshear’s office, officials are requesting the following donations be mailed or taken to:
Mayfield-Graves County Fairgrounds

1004 KY-121

Mayfield, KY 42066


ITEMS NEEDED:

· Water

· Flashlights

· Head Lamps

· Batteries

· Work/Utility Gloves

· New Socks

· New Undergarments

· Blankets

· Coats

· Warm clothes

· Shoes

· Toiletry Items

· Food that doesn’t need to be cooked

MONETARY DONATIONS:

The state of Kentucky has set up a Western Kentucky Relief Fund for monetary donations. People can also donate to the Kentucky Red Cross.

· Donate on-line here

· Text REDCROSS to 90999 to give $10 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief.

· To donate by phone via credit card or to ask questions about donating money to the Red Cross, please call 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669)
WFPL has also published a comprehensive list with additional avenues to contribute. As of now, donations are the best way to contribute. Officials are asking that volunteers, etc. do not travel to the area as FEMA, Emergency Management, and other experts are there.

DONATE SUPPLIES

There are various organizations collecting supplies to donate to those impacted by the storms. Here are two opportunities to donate below!

Lexington Emergency Operations Center in Need of Boxes & Packing Items for Efforts to Help Western KY Recovery

The Lexington Emergency Operations Center is helping out with the Western KY storm recovery, and they are in need of the following items:
· Boxing solutions for storing all manner of cleaning materials (somewhere in the 18"x18"x 18” area);

· Boxing solutions for storing all manner of toys (larger boxes needed, which could be moved using two people).

· Tape and markers to assist in sealing & marking donations for travel.

If you have items to donate, contact Russell Rains at rrains@lexingtonky.gov.