Support victims of the Tennessee tornadoes
Mar 12, 2020
On March 3, 2020, a series of tornadoes swept through communities in Tennessee. Twenty-five people have lost their lives and many more are still missing. Homes and buildings have been destroyed leaving many homeless or without power. Trees, powerlines, and debris cover roadways.
If you’re interested in supporting communities in Tennessee, Vanguard Charitable and Charity Navigator, have confirmed that the organizations in the table below are focusing on relief efforts in the areas affected. We’ve expedited the granting process so your grant can be put to use as quickly as possible. Charity Navigator encourages donors to support any of the 3- and 4-star charities featured.
|Charity Name||EIN||Areas of support|
|Convoy of Hope||68-0051386||Immediate Needs, relief supplies, providing critical non-cash items|
|Heart To Heart International, Inc.||48-1108359|
|Matthew 25 Ministries||31-1348100|
Immediate Needs, general relief/aid, relief supplies, providing critical non-cash items
|SBP||26-2189665||Immediate needs, providing for long-term needs, general relief/aid, relief supplies, providing critical non-cash items, unmet products needed by nonprofits working in recovery|
|Good360||54-1282616||Immediate needs, providing for long-term needs, general relief/aid, relief supplies, providing critical non-cash items, unmet products needed by nonprofits working in recovery|
|All Hands And Hearts - Smart Response||20-3414952||Immediate needs, general relief/aid, debris removal|
|Food For The Hungry, Inc.||95-2680390||Funding other organizations to provide aid, general relief/aid|
To support these charities or others:
Log in to your online account by clicking the Login button in the upper right corner. Select Grant in the navigation menu at the top of the page and select Recommend a grant in the dropdown.
If the organization is not in your saved charities’ list, type the charity name, region, or interest area in the search bar under Find a charity. Click the magnifying glass to begin the search and then scroll down to see your search results. Charities will appear in a list below. Once found, save the charity by clicking on the star and then click select to begin the granting process.
You will be asked to select a grant purpose in the first step of the process. Select Disaster Relief: Tennessee Tornadoes. If you do not have access to your online account, you can register by selecting the Login button in the upper right-hand corner. Follow the prompts to register for online access.
The nonprofit community's response will be ongoing, and as such, these lists are not meant to be exhaustive. For additional resources and information on how you can support disaster relief efforts visit Charity Navigator. Vanguard Charitable encourages you to approach disaster relief the same way you approach all giving: strategically.