Here's How You Can Help Those Impacted by Kentucky's Deadly Tornadoes

There are many local and national organizations to donate to in support of the victims.

click to enlarge This past weekend, a spate of tornadoes devastated parts of Kentucky. And there are several ways you can help those recovering from the storms. - Twitter.com/GovAndyBeshear
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This past weekend, a spate of tornadoes devastated parts of Kentucky. And there are several ways you can help those recovering from the storms.

This past weekend, more than 20 tornadoes descended upon the Midwest and mid-South, destroying parts of western Kentucky.

According to Governor Andy Beshear,
upwards of 80 people have been killed — that number is expected to climb, Beshear has said — and an untold number have been displaced by the devastation. The city of Mayfield was hit hard; an entire candle-making factory there was demolished by the storm, collapsing and trapping employees, and killing dozens, Beshear said. Tens of thousands of people remain without power.

On Dec. 11, Beshear announced a state of emergency for Kentucky in order to access federal emergency relief funds for those affected by the disaster. However, the relief fund won’t cover the entire cost of recovery and many people are looking for ways to help those impacted by the tornadoes. 

Here are a few organizations raising funds and accepting donations:

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