Severe storms wreaked havoc across the South on April 27, causing widespread damage and tremendous loss of life. The storm system spawned tornadoes that wiped out homes and businesses, and left hundreds of thousands of people without power. More than 340 people were killed, including at least 250 in Alabama.
Corporate Visions has reached out to support relief efforts in Alabama through a donation to:
In addition to our corporate donation to Samaritan’s Purse relief efforts, CVI Power Foundation will match any donation made by our employees. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people and families affected by this disaster.
Please consider these additional ways to offer assistance.
Ways to Donate to the Tornado Relief Effort:
American Red Cross:
The Red Cross is providing relief to people across the hardest-hit states, providing shelter, and relief to survivors.
To make a donation to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief, visit its online donation page.
You can also call 1-800-RED-CROSS or text “REDCROSS” to 90999 to make a $10 donation.
The Salvation Army:
The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services is responding to the deadly tornado activity throughout the South, mobilizing feeding units and providing support to the victims.
To donate to the Salvation Army’s tornado disaster response, visit www.salvationarmyusa.org, click on their donation page and designate “April 2011 Tornado Outbreak.”
You can call 1-800-SAL-ARMY and donors can text “GIVE” to 80888 to make a $10 donation. Checks can be made out to the Salvation Army Disaster Relief, P.O. Box 100339, Atlanta, Ga., 30384-0339.
Feeding America helps food banks provide food to communities affected by the recent tornadoes.
To make a donation to Feeding America, visit its online donation page.
Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund:
The Fund, part of the Alabama Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, provides additional recovery assistance to Alabama residents who have exhausted all other coverage provided by relief organizations, government programs and insurance. To donate, visit the online donation page.