FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 13, 2021
Contact: Jake Cox – email@example.com
BOWLING GREEN, KY – On Monday, December 13, 2021, Dr. Rand Paul announced his re-election campaign would donate $100,000 to local charities following the tornado disaster in Western Kentucky.
“My home, my community, my family and friends are hurting,” said Dr. Paul. “Yet, through it all, our spirit has not broken and instead we have resolved to come back stronger than ever. Today, my campaign is announcing we will donate $100,000 to local charities to help those in need. In the days and weeks ahead, both my campaign and my official office will join every effort to help Western Kentucky heal.”
Below are the recipients of the donations from Dr. Paul:
The Mayfield Graves County Tornado Relief Fund was set up by Graves County Sheriff Jon Hayden and other community leaders through Independence Bank to help restore the county after the devastating tornadoes impacted their homes.
Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief is a statewide disaster relief organization based out of Louisville that has trained more than 2,500 individuals to be disaster relief workers. Volunteers take part in serving meals, moving debris with chainsaws, cleaning up homes devastated by natural disasters, and more.
Relevant Church is based in Paducah and has been collecting items, food, water, and more to help families recover in the wake of the deadly tornadoes.
Redemption City Church is a Dawson Springs church that was affected by the tornado and has since rebuilt their own building to help provide refuge to those who lost everything with a warm meal and bed.
HOTEL INC (Helping Others Through Extending Love – In the Name of Christ) is a Warren County charitable organization that focuses on helping citizens with pathways towards stable housing, community resources, building relationships, quality food, and serving neighbors.
The United Way of Southern Kentucky is a Bowling Green based organization that has set up a fund to benefit those impacted by the tornadoes. All funds will go towards assisting organizations serving on the front line and organizations assisting those who have been affected.