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Help with Debris Cleanup in Tazewell County

posted about 4 years ago by ClareAmericorps
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The Tazewell County Volunteer Reception Center is providing volunteer assistance with debris cleanup.

Please call 309-698-5001 for assistance for any location within Tazewell County.

Clothing at Sunnyland Plaza

posted over 4 years ago by Chris from Recovers
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Those in need of clothing should go to Sunnyland Plaza.

Sunnyland Plaza, Washington, IL

Meals at Crossroads UMC -- no more donations!

posted over 4 years ago by Chris from Recovers
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Crossroads UMC (1420 N Main St) in Washington will be serving meals for the next week as follows:

Wed (11/20) - Dinner

Th - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Fri - Lunch

Sat - Lunch

Mon - Lunch

Tues - Lunch

Please do not bring any more donations to this location!

Donation Drop Off - Chamber of Commerce

posted over 4 years ago by Chris from Recovers
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From the Washington Chamber of Commerce Facebook page:

Washington Tornado Relief Donation Drive Update: Starting Wednesday November 20, we are collecting donations at Washington Plaza (formerly Sunnyland Plaza, on Rt. 8 in Washington) until further notice. Donations are also being accepted at Dozer Park and the Shoppes at Grand…

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Five Points Washington has re-opened!

posted over 4 years ago by Chris from Recovers
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From the Facebook Page:

Our power has finally been restored. We will have limited operational hours Wednesday due to the imposed curfew. We will open at 7:30 am and close at 5:30 pm. The pool will not be open yet, no group exercises classes on Wednesday and no smoothie…

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School donations - today and tomorrow

posted over 4 years ago by morgan from Recovers
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Washington Presbyterian Church located at 105 S. Elm St. Is accepting donations for school supplies from 12-4 pm today and tomorrow. Gently used or new backpacks, crayons, colored pencils, notebooks, binders, etc. will be given to the schools for the students in need. Thank you!

Accessing Washington

posted over 4 years ago by morgan from Recovers
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Info sent to us from the Incident Command Center: They are opening up parts of the damage zone but they are checking ID's the ID must have the street of the damage area on it in order to get in. If you are going to help friends and family go…

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City Information - from city website

posted over 4 years ago by morgan from Recovers
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Updated as of yesterday: http://ci.washington.il.us/Library/PDFs/2013%20Storm%20Emergency%20Information.pdf

Highlights:

• There is a curfew in effect from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. daily • No one will be allowed into neighborhoods affected by the tornado until further notice

Current shelters:

• Crossroads United Methodist Church, 1420 N. Main Street, 309-444-2381. This location is…

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Pet Lost and Found Page

posted over 4 years ago by Chris from Recovers
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Here is a Facebook page helping individuals reunite with their lost pets:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/209989012517436/

Electricity Access

posted over 4 years ago by morgan from Recovers
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For those in need of power to charge cell phones and other mobile technology after yesterday's storms, the Verizon Mobile Support truck is located at the Red Cross location at Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington.

The vehicle is equipped with charging ports and Internet capability.

Insurance Help

posted over 4 years ago by morgan from Recovers
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More info: State Farm has a hotline set up for tornado related claims, just call 1-800-SF-CLAIM.

State Farm says that If you are making temporary fixes to your home, keep any receipts. You may be reimbursed for them later.

In addition, American Family Insurance can be contacted at 1-800-MYAMFAM (1-800-692-6326)

Red Cross Shelters

posted over 4 years ago by Chris from Recovers
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For those needing to find a Red Cross Shelter, there are several set up in the area:

  • New Community Church – 14801 Lincoln Ave. in Dolton
  • Coal City High School – 655 W. Division St. in Coal City
  • Crossroads United Methodist Church – 1420 N. Main St in Washington
  • Evangelical…
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Emergency Information

Red Cross. Central IL: 309-677-7272

Washington City Hall: 309-573-4035

Police Dept. Non-Emergency: 309-573-7000

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