TUPELO, Miss. (Press Release) — United Way of Northeast Mississippi is coordinating volunteers to help with tornado relief efforts. At this time, the City of Tupelo and Emergency Management have asked that volunteers please be patient. Conditions are not yet safe for volunteers to be out working. To be placed on the volunteer list, call United Way at 841-9133. United Way will contact volunteers as soon as conditions are safe.
If you are in need of assistance, you may also call United Way at 841-9133. Volunteers will be sent to those in need as soon as conditions allow.
For immediate shelter needs, the American Red Cross Northeast Mississippi chapter is set up at the BancorpSouth Arena at 375 East Main Street in Tupelo.
Monetary donations for tornado relief can be directed to the CREATE Foundation at (662) 844-8989 or P.O. Box 1053, Tupelo, MS 38802.