Many people have asked how they can help those affected by the tornado so here is some information regarding donations, etc.
According to the Deltaville Blog:
Will and Bonnie Vest, in conjunction with the Deltaville Community Association (DCA), are donating a portion of their office building which houses Long & Foster Realtors and the Deltaville Man Cave, as well as a Ted's Shed storage unit behind the office as the official collection site for bottled water, non-perishable food items, clothing, and household furnishings. Any unused items will be donated to the Deltaville Rescue Squad Thrift Store. If you have any items to be donated, or have a need for items, please contact Will at 804-370-0265 or Bonnie at 804-339-5282. The physical address is 17457 General Puller Highway, Deltaville, VA 23043.
This information is provided by The Daily Press:
Deltaville will be closed to non-residents from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. through Friday morning.
Operation Blessing is coordinating clean-up relief in the Deltaville area. If you wish to volunteer, go to Phillipi Christian Church, 17276 General Puller Highway, at 8:30 a.m. wearing long pants and close-toed shoes. Tools will be provided. If you need assistance with debris removal, contact Operation Blessing at 757-274-8650.
Gloucester residents can call the Office of Emergency Management at 804-693-1390. Clothing donations should be taken directly to the Salvation Army.
The Red Cross, Salvation Army and Community Emergency and Response Team personnel are assisting people in need with food, water and shelter vouchers. The contact information for American Red Cross is 804-642-9478.
Red Cross chapters will accept donations for disaster relief efforts in Isle of Wight, Gloucester, Middlesex and James City counties.
The following businesses have offered to contribute money in the following ways:
Jeff Cherry Design and Photography
Donating 20% of all sales from their online gallery to the Deltaville relief fund! When ordering use the offer code “Sentinel”.
Cloud 9 Photography
Cloud 9 Digital Imagery is offering special pricing on all of their photos in their online galleries in an effort to raise money for our local community. Get some sweet photos and help with the relief effort at the same time!
Tee's T Shirts
Tee's is selling an "I Love Deltaville" T Shirt to help raise money to rebuild the pool, pool buildings, tennis courts and playground. 100% of the money made from these shirts goes to the fund. Shirts will be sold for $12 at Tee’s T-Shirts in Deltaville beginning Friday, April 29. Businesses can also sponsor shirts. Please contact Jenny at 804-815-4215 for more information.
Again, THANK YOU! for all the thoughts, prayers, well wishes, offers of help, etc. It means a lot to know there is such a large group of caring people!