Bryan County Family Connections is hosting a tornado relief resource event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Lanier Primary to help families impacted by the storm.
Families should bring proof of residence to pick up essentials ranging from food and water to diapers and clothing.
"Mental health services, benefits assistance, and other resources will be on site to help anyone who needs help navigating this disaster," according to BCFC.
In addition, Bryan County announced it will stop taking donations of food, clothing and other items at 5 p.m. Friday, April 8, due to the overwhelming response. There's more than enough to supply families impacted by the storm, county officials say
Monetary donations are still welcome and can be donated through United Way, which has set up a disaster fund for those impacted by the storm.
Here's the latest update from Bryan County.
Update 7: April 5 Tornado Donations and Volunteers (April 8, 10:00am)
Bryan County Family Connection (BCFC) will stop taking physical donations of food, clothing, and other essential need items today at 5:00 p.m. The response has been tremendous and there are more than enough to supply the families impacted by the storm.
Monetary donations are welcomed going forward. The United Way is assisting BCFC to help those impacted by the storm and can take donations via 211 or by texting 40403 and typing ‘Help Today.’ Monetary donations will be earmarked for long-term recovery to help these same Bryan County families with future needs beyond food and clothing.
On Saturday, April 9, 2022, Bryan County Family Connection will host a Tornado Relief Resource Event from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Lanier Primary at 6024 US-280 in Pembroke. Tornado impacted families should bring proof of residence to pick up essential needs, such as food, water, diapers, clothing, and more. Mental health services, benefits assistance, and other resources will be on site to help anyone who needs help navigating this disaster.
All vegetative debris (logs, branches, etc.) should be separated from construction debris and pushed to the side of the road for pickup beginning today. All volunteers should report to Lanier Primary to check in before doing any work in the area.
A State of Emergency remains in effect for damaged areas of North. There has been significant damage to the Park Place and Homestead Drive neighborhoods, Hendrix Park, Black Creek Golf Club, and the areas of Pembroke including the County complex. Avoid these areas as you go about your day. At this point, a curfew will again be in effect for the impacted areas from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
To see all Bryan County updates, go to the www.BryanCountyGa.org home page and look for the April 5 Tornado Updates button or the Bryan County, Georgia Facebook.