How to Help Tennessee Flood Victims

Ernest Hollis at his granddaughter’s house in Waverly, Tennessee

Flash floods caused devastation in middle Tennessee last week, resulting in 22 deaths, including those of seven month old twins, and much damage. President Biden has declared the flooding a disaster, opening up federal funds for recovery.

Here is a website for those who are able to offer assistance, either monetary or volunteering to help with the clean up.

Those in need of assistance can contact Catholic Charities:

*New* — Catholic Charities is now accepting applications for flood assistance. We can help with:

  • Rent or mortgage payments
  • Utility payments
  • Food assistance
  • Therapy

Apply for Catholic Charities Flood Assistance

Catholic Charities is also part of Nashville’s Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster  (VOAD).  You can call the crisis helpline at (615) 244-7444, or visit to register for help.

Language translation services are available.

Be Christ for all. Bring Christ to all. See Christ in all.

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