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Support Victims of the Tennessee Floods

Posted in Blog on May 17, 2010

To learn more about the myriad ways the music community is coming together to support the victims of the Tennessee floods and to find out more about what you can do to help, visit the online homes of the organizations listed below.

MusiCares MusiCares is the Recording Academy’s organization that provides critical assistance for the music community in times of need. Through the MusiCares Nashville Flood Relief Fund, the organization has already helped local musicians in need by donating 100 percent of the money raised at their annual GRAMMY Block Party to flood victims. To learn more or donate, click here.

Hands on Nashville Hands on Nashville provides a comprehensive list of volunteer and donation opportunities available across Tennessee. Want to get your hands a little dirty? Sign up!

The Opry Trust Fund The Opry Trust Fund helps those in the country music industry when they need it the most by offering financial assistance during their time of need.

“Nashville Musicians Flood Relief” The Nashville Musicians Association has established a flood relief fund to help musicians who may have lost gear, studios or personal belongings in the flood. Donate now.

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Dedicated to enriching the quality of life in Middle Tennessee, the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee recently activated its Metro Nashville Disaster Response Fund to help to those affected by the May floods. Donate now.

The American Red Cross Find out more information on how to get involved by volunteering, donating money, or giving blood.

Second Harvest Food Bank Second Harvest Food Bank provides food for those in need and encourages you to donate food, money, or just time.

We Are Nashville Look good and do good by purchasing one a “We Are Nashville” T-shirt. All proceeds benefit flood victims.

The Salvation Army The Salvation Army is providing food and water assistance to areas drastically affected by the flood. They are also accepting monetary donations as well as basic goods such as socks, underwear, T-shirts, and clean-up supplies.

Guitar Center’s “Operation High Ground” for Nashville Flood Relief Teaming up with MusiCares, Guitar Center is accepting donations for musicians affected by the flood.

Gibson Foundation/Flood Relief In association with FEMA and MusiCares, the Gibson Foundation is accepting donations for flood victims.

FEMA FEMA’s site is a hub of information about the recent Nashville floods and is also the go-to place for victims in need of assistance. Visit the site, or check out FEMA’s Facebook page devoted to the situation in Tennessee.

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