CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — People all across our region are working to collect supplies for people in eastern Kentucky dealing with devastating flooding. Below is a list of locations so you can easily find a drop off location near you.
Also listed are other fundraisers to help people in need.
If you know of an organization hosting a supply drive, please email News@wowktv.com, so we can add it to our list.
- Habitat for Humanity of the Tri-State’s ReStore, located at 240 Third Avenue in Huntington. Donations accepted through Tuesday, August 9.
- Teays Valley Christian School supply drive. Tuesday August 2, 3pm-6pm. 6562 Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot, WV 25560.
- Hurricane Fire Department is having a flood relief drive at 2716 Main St. in Hurricane, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Hurricane, WV is also collecting donations for Eastern Kentucky on the city’s website.
- The Boone County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Boone County Ambulance Authority, Boone County Volunteer Fire Departments and Boone County Emergency Management, will collect supplies at Madison Funeral Home between 8:00 a.ml. and 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Friday. These supplies will be delivered to Letcher County on Friday.
- Living Faith Baptist Church. Hoover Hill on 231, every day through Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to accept drop-offs.
- On Tuesday, Kentucky Men’s Basketball will hold an open practice in RUPP starting at 5:00 p.m. to raise money for flood relief.
- Inez Freewill Baptist Church will be collecting water, cleaning supplies, diapers and baby formula in their gym between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.
- The organization SOAR has a list of companies that are helping.
- The state of Kentucky has set up a fund where you can make a financial donation.
- Knott County Flood Relief fund set up by the Knott County Tourism Commission.
- County music superstar Chris Stapelton is encouraging people to donate to the Kentucky Red Cross and the Appalachian Crisis Fundraiser.
- New Frontier is donating ALL PROCEEDS from the sale of the Eastern Kentucky Proud t-shirt to the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky.
- Kentucky Farm Bureau has created a donation portal. To make a tax-deductible donation to this relief fund online, please visit www.kyfb.com/KFBforKYRelief, or checks may be mailed to: Drew Graham, Executive Vice President, Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation, 9201 Bunsen Parkway, Louisville, KY 40220
- August 1-3 Cinema Camp Landing will show The Wizard of Oz on the big screen. Admission is free and donations for the Eastern Kentucky Flood Victims will be accepted for admission. Showtimes can be found at CinemaCampLanding.com.
- The Christian Appalachian Project says they are preparing to assist flood victims.
- Matthew 25: Ministries will have its Tide Loads of Hope Mobile Unit at the Walmart Supercenter located at 120 Daniel Boone Plaza in Hazard, Kentucky between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or until capacity is reached, Tuesday, Aug. 2 to provide laundry services (Limit two loads per household and no heavy bedding.) The organization is also providing personal care products, cleaning supplies, first aid and safety supplies, baby items, etc. to families in need and deploying Duracell’s PowerForward truck to help people charge essential devices.
- Liberty Baptist Church at 8320 HWY 328 Crab Orchard, KY 40419 will be accepting donations from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every night through Friday, Aug. 5.
- Governor Andy Beshear’s Team Eastern Kentucky Flood Relief Fund is accepting donations on their website.
- Appalachian Regional Healthcare Foundation Flood Relief Fund is accepting cleaning supplies, non-perishable food and water at 2260 Executive Drive, Lexington, KY. You can also donate on their website.
- Franklin County Fiscal Court will be accepting bottled water, diapers, baby food and non-perishable food, toiletries and cleaning supplies until Aug. 3 at the Franklin County Fire Station 10 at 106 Darby Shire Circle, Frankfort, KY.
- Kentucky Educational Development Corporation is teaming with Fayette County School and will be collecting donations at 100 Midland Avenue, Lexington, KY and at 900 Rose Road, Ashland, KY until Aug. 3.
- Team Rubicon will be doing muck-outs, chainsaw operations and debris removal. To volunteer or donate, visit their website.
- The Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Kentucky Horse Council is accepting donations of water, toiletries and non-perishables at 105 Corporate Drive, Suite A, Frankfort, KY until Aug. 5.
- Aspire Appalachia will be receiving donations at email@example.com. They say to make sure you specify donations are for the July 2022 flood relief.
- Save the Children is accepting donations on their website.