Tornado Assistance: Where to Get Help? Give Help? View List!

Donation Emergency Relief Centers & Locations

GET HELP ✔

FayToday has collected a listing of emergency numbers and locations to assist victims of the storm.  Here you can find info on where to dispose tree debris, shelter locations, and more.  If you know someone who is in need, please share this list.

FEMA

Cumberland County Department of Social Services building

8 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily

provides assistance with disaster recovery process

Social Services:  Food benefits available until May 3 for “not currently receiving”

Food benefits available untiil May 6 for those “currently receiving benefits”

 

TAX for 2010

★ STORM VICTIMS: Under section 7508A, the IRS gives affected taxpayers until June 30 to file most tax returns ✔ LEARN MORE: http://1.usa.gov/NCrelief – Affected taxpayers in a federally declared disaster area have the option of claiming disaster-related casualty losses on their federal income tax return for either this year or last year.

Where’s my State Tax REFUND check?! ☚ NC residents can call ☎ 1-877-252-4052 to get status on returns ☑ {✔ 24 hours a day 7 days a week} ★★★

Federal REFUND? visit onlinehttp://1.usa.gov/fedrefund OR call 1-800-829-1954

 

CTS Cleaning Systems

free weekend pressure washing rental

started May 6 – until

Visit www.ctsclean.com website.

Tornado victims can call (910) 483-5349. Use the reference code AP0023

 

 

 

FORT BRAGG

Tornado Assistance Center:

Soldier Support Center - 1st floor

OPENS April 19th

8am – 5pm

☎ 1(800) 457-4636 ✔

Offered Services:

  • Army Emergency Relief
  • Lending Closet
  • Defense Finance and Accounting Service
  • legal assistance and claims services
  • Army Family Lodging
  • Housing Referral Office
  • Military Family Life Consultants
  • American Red Cross
  • private insurance companies
  • a chaplain

HOME INSPECTIONS:

Cumberland County will waive fees for electrical inspections in storm-affected areas for at least 2 weeks.

Home or business inspections: call the Cumberland County Planning and Inspections Department at (910) 678-7600

 

Governor’s Information Hotline

NOW OPEN: 9:00 am until 7:00pm, everyday

CALL ☎ 1-888-835-9966

**Operators will answer questions about storm recovery, individual assistance needs, donations, and volunteering.

 

TREE DISPOSAL

Cumberland County:

(Must be cut or under 9ft in length)

Wilkes Road Treatment & Processing Facility

FREE until May 2nd

Hours of operation:

Monday – Saturday

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

For more info: (910) 486-0839

 

SHELTERS:

Cumberland County

Westover Recreational,

277 Bonanza, Fayetteville

Harnett County

Triton High School,

215 Maynerd Lake Road, Erwin

 

Emergency relief centers in Fayetteville N.C.

 

***MORE ASSISTANCE CENTERS LISTED BELOW!

 

How is help utilized thus far?

American Red Cross in the state of North Carolina currently has as of April 19th 2011:

  • 26 deployed Emergency Response Vehicles
  • 7 Open shelters with 293 residents
  • 11 active Emergency Operation Centers
  • 262 staff working tirelessly
  • Hundreds of volunteers

Locally the Highlands Chapter has provided :

  • Over 4,000 meals
  • Support for 5 initial shelters
  • currently maintaining two

information via  Q98 News on facebook (click here to visit Q98)

87 people went to 3 shelters in Cumberland County, and more than four dozen stayed overnight (via WRAL.com)

 

 

Give help to cumberland county tornado victims

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FayToday has listed locations and events that are collecting donation and funds for storm victims.  Find out instantly by facebook or revisit this webpage for updates.

GROUP HELP, GRAB A FRIEND!

The American Red Cross Highlands Chapter has tornado recovery effort volunteer opportunities available for small groups of volunteers (2-4) on a continuous basis.

American Red Cross Tornado Disaster Relief

Tornado Recovery Headquarters:

Old West Area Fire Department

4820 Rosehill Road

Fayetteville, NC 28311

Please ask for Jerry Peterson or Laura Mata on-site for volunteer instructions.  For more information, please contact Tracy Kohut, Volunteer Coordinator at (910) 867-8151 ext. 29

FOOD BANK HELP

The Second Harvest Food Bank of Southeast North Carolina is collecting donations of food and has other tornado recovery effort volunteer opportunities available including sorting and distributing donations. Volunteers are welcome on a continuous basis at:

The Second Harvest Food Bank headquarters:

406 Deep Creek Road

Fayetteville, NC 28312

(910) 485-6923

 

N.C. Disaster Relief Fund

Governor’s office & United Way (NC)

Only accepts monetary donations.

Donations are tax deductible and 100 % of donated funds will go to survivors.

More information @ http://www.ncdisasterrelief.org/

 

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

United Way | Red Cross | Salvation Army

Lowes parking lot on Skibo Road

April 20, from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.

NEEDED: Donations of food, water, diapers, money

All benefits go to Red Cross Highland Chapter.

 

Chick-fil-A on Ramsey St

Socks & Underwear Drive

Wednesday, April 20

6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

  • receive a free Chick-fil-A chicken biscuit from 6 to 10:30 a.m. -OR-
  • an Original Chicken Sandwich from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

benefits go to Fayetteville Urban Ministries

6-7 pm will host American Red Cross donations with local donor matching every donated dollar

 

HELP BEN MARTIN ELEMENTARY:

Donate Online:  click here to donate by grade level

Drop Off Locations

Fayetteville, NC

Temporary Home of Ben Martin Elementary
117 Quincy St. 
Fayetteville, NC 28301
8:30am to 2:30pm only

Fayetteville FireAntz
220 N. McPherson Church Rd. Suite A
Fayetteville, NC  28303
(Beside Olive Garden)

Fayetteville SwampDogs
J.P. Riddle Stadium
2823 Legion Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28306

Fayetteville Force
Highland Executive Building
2504 Raeford Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28303
(Near the corner of Raeford Rd. and Robeson St.)

Cape Fear Thunder
Collecting at all Home Games
 May 14th, and May 28th
3200 Ramsey St. 
Daskal Stadium
Fayetteville, NC 28311
(Behind Reid Ross High School)
Stedman/Eastover NC
Socks for Vets
7536 Clinton Road
Stedman, NC 28391

DONATE TO MORE NORTH CAROLINA AREAS:

Bertie County Tornado Relief Fund
PO Box 530 Windsor, NC 27983

on facebook:  Pray for Bertie County

Donations also accepted at:

http://www.samaritanspurse.org/index.php

http://www.baptistsonmission.org/Projects/North-Carolina/Tornado/Donate

 

 

 

MORE ASSISTANCE CENTERS:

  • Aging Services  (800) 677-1116
  • American Red Cross   (866-GET-INFO)
  • Crisis Counseling  (800) 273-8255
  • Disaster Recovery Center (DRC)  Cumberland County DSS
  • Fraud Detection (866) 720-5721
  • Individuals and Households Program – Housing Assistance
  • Individuals and Households Program – Other Needs Assistance
  • Information and Referrals
  • Insurance Information
  • (IRS) Disaster Assistance and Emergency Relief Program
  • Small Business Administration(Home and Personal Property Loan Program)
  • Social Security (800) 772-1213
  • Tax Assistance (800) 829-3676
  • Unemployment Assistance  (866) 487-2365
  • Veterans Benefits  (800) 827-1000

 

 



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