Victims of the Tornadoes Fund

by Greater New Orleans Foundation
Dec 22, 2011

Victims of the Tornadoes Fund

The Victims of the Tornadoes Fund was established on May 6, 2011 to assist our partner community foundations serving regions impacted by the devastating tornadoes of 2011. To date, the fund has raised $34,849. 

Tornadoes that struck Shoal Creek Valley, Alabama left clear evidence of the loss to this St. Clair County Community.  The April storms hit two area fire stations hard, damaging a truck and buildings, and destroying almost all the gear used by the volunteers who serve the community as firefighters and medical first responders. Support from the Victims of the Tornadoes Fund has not only helped families rebuild, but has assisted Shoal Creek Fire and Rescue in getting back to full strength.  This is just one example of what the tornado recovery funds have been able to do thanks to the generosity of donors like you.

To date, the Victims of the Tornadoes Fund has supported

  • individual and family recovery needs (such as home repairs, rebuilds, and furnishing) and case management and construction coordination
  • vital equipment for the tornado damaged Shoal Creek Volunteer Fire Department
  • unmet recovery needs (roofing repairs) and case management support

This is part of a strategic approach to tornado recovery that includes working with other funders and partners locally and statewide and supporting individual and family recovery.  With our partner organizations, we will continue to work together to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of survivors, needs that we expect to continue for months and perhaps years to come.


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Organization Information

Greater New Orleans Foundation

Location: New Orleans, LA - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Josephine Everly
development officer
New Orleans, LA United States

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