Have items to donate or volunteers ready to deploy? 

Click the button below to find the list of churches and associations currently accepting donations and volunteers.

Donations & Aid

Would you like to donate to our disaster relief efforts?

To send a donation by mail, please make your check out to the Kentucky Baptist Convention (Disaster Relief in the memo line) and send it to Kentucky Baptist Convention, 13420 Eastpoint Centre Drive, Louisville, KY 40223. Use the button below to give online.

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Pray

For all involved including those who lost loved ones and the first responders on the ground.

Donate

To fund the extensive Disaster Relief work to follow.

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Purchase

Gift cards to Lowe’s, Fast Food, Walmart, etc. that can be distributed by area churches.

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Go

As a trained disaster relief volunteer (check your email or contact Ron or Amanda for details). If you are not trained, read the FAQs below.

Have more questions about Disaster Relief efforts?

Call (502) 489-3527 to directly reach our team.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I help if I’m an untrained disaster relief volunteer?

The following organizations and ministries are receiving volunteers to help with tornado relief. Please contact them directly concerning their need and your availability:

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I have items I want to donate. What should I do?

The best way to support homeowners currently is by purchasing Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Walmart gift cards. This will allow them to buy the supplies they need to begin their rebuild. You can send the gift cards directly to churches in affected areas or send them to Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief, 13420 Eastpoint Centre Drive Louisville, KY 40223.

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How can I give to help these efforts?

The best way to support our Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers is by making financial donations. This will allow for us to purchase specific needs we come across during a deployment. This could be food, replacement parts for chainsaws, etc. Donations can be made at kybaptist.org/dr or kybaptist.org.

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How can I be trained in Disaster Relief to help with crisis like these?

Thank you for your interest in serving with Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief. We’re so excited to team up with you to bring help, hope and healing to those across our state and nation. To learn more about our ministry and upcoming training opportunities please visit kybaptist.org/dr.

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Churches accepting donations and aid

Please click on each drop-down list below to view the churches who are in need of donations and aid.

Specific In-Kind Donations

The following churches have been receiving some specific in-kind donations if approved in advance of drop off. CALL to verify what they need and are receiving before collecting or attempting to make a delivery.

Bowling Green

  • Hillvue Heights Baptist Church, Derrick Royalty 502-517-2944
  • Rich Pond Baptist Church, Brent Fields 270-779-0426

Dawson Springs

  • Dawson Springs First Baptist Church, Trent Keeton, 859-446-6447 (Needed:  hammers, saws, shovels, rakes, tarps, wheelbarrows).

Paducah

  • West KY Restoration Center, 3410 James Sanders Blvd, Paducah, 270-415-5259

Princeton

  • Pastors Together for Western Kentucky, 350 US 62 Princeton, KY 42445, 270-963-3561
Volunteers for Tornado Relief

The following organizations and ministries are receiving volunteers to help with tornado relief. Please contact them directly concerning their need and your availability.

Bowling Green

  • Hillvue Heights Baptist Church, Derrick Royalty 502-517-2944
  • Rich Pond Baptist Church, Brent Fields 270-779-0426

Paducah

Princeton

  • Pastors Together for Western Kentucky, 350 US 62 Princeton, KY 42445, 270-963-3561
Gift Card Donations & Aid

The following churches and associations are serving areas directly affected by the tornadoes and have indicated their willingness to receive gift card donations and aid.

Associations

Churches

Other Organizations

The following organizations have been receiving some “specific” in-kind donations if approved in advance of drop off. CALL to verify what they need and are receiving before collecting or attempting to make a delivery.

  • Central Elementary School, 270-527-0796
  • East Marshall #2 Fire Station, Wade Boggs 270-205-0082

The following organizations and ministries are receiving volunteers to help with tornado relief.  Please contact them directly concerning their need and your availability.

  • Marshall County High School – meet at school at 7:00 am for instructions.

 

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