Nashville Tornado Relief & Where To Find Help

We appreciate your thoughts and prayers. We need your time and money.

Severe storms and a pair of tornadoes ripped through middle Tennessee overnight on Monday. Nashville woke up to devastation Tuesday morning. Our bar and restaurant communities were especially hard hit, carrying the weight of two deaths from our ranks. Volunteers have hit the streets in mass, but needs will continue into the weeks and months ahead.


Nashville Office Of Emergency Management Updates

Lost or Found Pets– Metro Animal Care and Control (MACC)- Report or search here.

Tax law provisions– info from the IRS.

NES– Waiving connection fees, deposits, and late fees. Assistance available.

Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

If you want to make a donation to help relief efforts

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee- Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund Dedicated to connecting generosity with need. Helping people help others through tailored charitable giving.

Nashville USBG Tornado Relief Fund for Service Industry Workers- GoFundMe– Assistance for food and beverage service industry professionals affected by the storms.

Gideon’s Army- Rebuild North Nashville– a resource for disaster victims in North Nashville, current needs and opportunities to help, and the most up to date information on the recovery effort.

Individual and family fundraisers:

If you want to volunteer

Hands On Nashville- working closely with the City of Nashville and the Office of Emergency Management to safely deploy volunteers to areas in need of help. Sign up here.

Foster displaced or lost pets with MACC.

Please don’t wing it and show up to the sites of the damaged areas. Utility trucks are being blocked by volunteers’ cars.

If you’re displaced and need help relocating

•Organization/Government Assistance Programs

Fema Government Program- 1(800)621-3362

Red Cross- Provides assistance and temporary shelter at Red Cross shelter

Legal Aid– resources related to common issues that arise in aftermath of disaster such as employment, rent, working w/ contractors, and more.

•Rent Assistance– National Association of Realtors Mortgage- up to $1,000 – not immediate money, but they will help. Complete the form and email to MUST apply by June 30th, 2020. Don’t delay funds could go quickly.

•Disaster Unemployment– Not able to work because of a Natural Disaster apply for assistance here:…/forms-of-assistan…/4466

•Emergency Response Meal Sites– updated daily by Nashville Food Project here.

• Temporary Housing

Red Cross Shelter-

AirBnB- has some units for free search from website not the AirBnB App-

Domio- Offering free temp housing in available units. Call them directly at 1-833-693-6646.

There are several hotels offering discounts…. some are still not crazy cheap. down toward the bottom are a list of Hotels they have gathered offering discounts to hotels for temp housing.

•Apartment Complexes Offering Specials:

Enfield Management- Have properties over Davidson, Robertson and Sumner Counties. No app fees or security deposits. We can process applications for any of our properties at The Paddock at Grandview located at 5515 Scruggs Lane Nashville, TN 37207

MAA- waiving app fees at all properties the manage.

Freeman Webb- Allowing short term leases no fees or deposits.

Horizon Park Apartments- $500 off 1st month waiving app fees- 615-913-5211

Colony House Apartments (Murfreesboro)- no app fees no deposits. 2-6 month lease at no extra costs. 615-492-3798

Chelsea Place Apartments (Murfreesboro) no fees no deposits 2-6 month lease at no extra costs. 615-205-7603

City View- No fees or deposits. Some units 1 free month rent and some 1st month rent half price…call 615-401-6670

Schatten Properties-Waiving fees and $250 off first month.

Nob Hill- (Southeast Nashville) Short Term 2-6 month leases for Tornado Victims!! No move in fees! – Nob Hill is offering 2-6 month short term leases for any tornado victims that have been displaced. Call now-615-834-0694.

• Moving/Storage Assistance:

Black Tie Moving-Offering free assistance moving out. 901-461-5259 Ronnie

Muscle Men Movers- offering free assistance moving out. 615-982-0108

Stache Storage to reserve free space with code NashvilleStrong.

U-Haul- 30 days free self storage

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Hillwood Plaza- 3741 Annex Ave. Nashville, TN 37209 (615) 356-2550

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Nashville- 506 Fesslers Lane Nashville, TN 37210 (615) 736-5231

U-Haul Moving & Storage at Mt Juliet- 14535 Lebanon Road Old Hickory, TN 37138 (615) 754-6246

Compass Storage- One free month storage

200 Front Street Smyrna, TN 37167 – phone (615) 355-9173

1022 Nissan Drive in Smyrna, TN 37167 – phone (615) 459-6145

461 Waldron Road in La Vergne, TN 37086 – phone (615) 793-3383

702 Jessica Street in Murfreesboro, TN 37130 – phone (615) 898-0109

1703 Green Lane in Shelbyville, TN 37160 – phone (931) 684-8585

Miscellaneous Help

Vehicle Replacement– Downtown Nashville Nissan relief program. All you need is your drivers license, proof of insurance, and an insurance claim number on your damaged vehicle. Customers will receive the Nissan Employee A-plan discount IN ADDITION TO current bonus cash and/or other incentive offers. Some vehicles are also eligible for Nissan Motor Acceptance Corp. special APR rates. Jeff- 615-248-5100