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Donations of household goods can be made to St. Vincent de Paul at its Community Store, 945 S. Edwin C. Moses Blvd., or its Donation Center, 120 W. Apple St.
Building materials needed
Donations of building supplies are needed, according to officials with the Miami Valley Long-term Recovery Operations Group. Businesses or individuals willing to donate building materials should contact Laura Mercer at email@example.com or 937-512-4571. Items needed include:
• Dimensional lumber and sheets of plywood
• Siding – vinyl, Hardie board and aluminum
• Interior and exterior door units
• Standard size windows and garage doors
• Kitchen and bath cabinetry, counter tops and fixtures
• Flooring materials – carpet, tile and vinyl
• Gutter systems
• HVAC systems (including window air conditioners)
• Water heaters
• Lighting fixtures
• Large appliances
The Miami Valley Long-term Recovery Operations Group's website, MVStrong.org, provides multiple ways for individuals and groups to identify volunteer opportunities to support tornado survivors.
How to get help
The United Way’s 211 HelpLink number connects survivors to special operators who can complete an assessment and offer one-on-one case management assistance. The operators are available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
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The service is available for all Miami Valley households impacted by the tornadoes. If 211 service is not available in your area, survivors may call 937-225-3000.
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Homeowners with who were uninsured or under-insured and have tornado damage should call 211 if they need repair/rebuild assistance.
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