April 2011 has been a record setting month in the tornado and severe storm arenas. Hundreds of people have lost their lives and entire communities are in ruins after this latest round of storms. Businesses and organizations from around the country are stepping up to provide support for those impacted during this severe storm outbreak.


U-Haul Company of Louisville – Offering 30 days of free storage and U-Box portable storage to Kentucky residents affected by the storms, call 502-491-4616 for more information.


The Home Depot Foundation – Creating a $1 million spring storm relief fund, which includes a $250,000 donation to the American Red Cross.


Red Cross – You can donate $10 to the Red Cross for disaster relief efforts in the southeast by texting “REDCROSS” to 90999.


Salvation Army – The Emergency Disaster Service (EDS) mobilized 10 feeding units and one communication unit to the southeast with other units on standby status to help. Donations can be made by texting “GIVE” to 80888.


Piedmont Natural Gas – Announced $50,000 in tornado relief assistance via the American Red Cross for residents of Eastern North Carolina.


Regions Bank – Donated $1 million to disaster relief efforts and accepting donations at all of its branch locations.


See also:

When is tornado season?

Tornado warning signs

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