From press and staff reports
Winston Strong Community Based Recovery Committee are hosting a Winston Strong Recovery Fairs for the public.
The first fair will be held June 23 from 6-8 p.m. at Liberty Baptist Church. The second fair will be June 24 from 6-8 p.m., at First Baptist Church.
The fairs will offer information on Winston Strong Community Based Recovery Committee. Topics will include how to request help, volunteer, make a donation, and much more.
FEMA/MEMA representatives will be available and have information on SBA, insurance filings and mitigation information.
There will be a table with case management for unmet needs information.
A booth with health and well being information and a table set up with storm shelter information, and a various resources table with additional information.
The Winston Strong Relief fund was immediately setup through the efforts of the Winston County Partnership. The partnership put to use its Winston Community Development, Inc 501C3 designation to create the tax deductible fund “WinstonStrong”.
Funds are administered through the Winston Community Development, Inc. which is an established 501c3 non-profit. This means that any contributions are tax deductible.
If you have questions the relief fund, contact Rev. Mike Dowd through the Winston County Partnership at 662-773-8719.
To donate on the web visit: http://www.winstonstrong.com
To make a donation by check – make checks payable to:
Winston Community Development Disaster Relief Fund
P.O. Box 389
Louisville, Ms. 39339
or stop by your local Renasant Bank.
Winston Strong through its Winston Volunteer Coordination can help cleanup areas hit by the tornado.
The group has several youth and college groups who will be available during the next several weeks to assist homeowners with the removal of small debris and the raking/cleaning of yards following the removal of major debris from the site.
If anyone would like assistance, please contact Winston Volunteer Coordination at(405)403-1817 for more information or come by the temporary Operation Center for the Winston County EMA, 750 N. Church Street, at the Old Brickyard Office. A Volunteer Work Request/Right of Property Entry must be completed before work can begin.