Assistance to Appalachian KY communities hit by tornadoes

Here are some ways you can help:

The University of Kentucky Geographical Society is partnering with St. Vincent Mission in David, KY., to provide school supplies to students in Magoffin County. You may drop off donations at the UK Appalachian Center by March 26. A drop box for donations has also been placed in the Geography Department mailroom and will be collected through March 23rd. Donations will be delivered to St. Vincent’s Mission on March 27th.

Magoffin County suffered a significant amount of tornado damage. Schools & homes in the area were hit particularly hard and students are now in need of the following materials:

Notebook paper
Notebooks
Crayons
Pencils
Pens
Markers
Folders
Rulers
Erasers
Pencil Pouches

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Jon Finnie, jd.finnie@gmail.com, OR, Amanda Fickey, Amanda.fickey@uky.edu.

Other ways to help:

·         Donate to the Red Cross if possible.

·         Check out Morehead State University's MSU Cares.

·         Follow WUKY on Twitter for news updates.

·         Follow WEKU on Twitter for news updates. Information about Tornado/Disaster Relief.

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