Dayton Tornado Recovery: How to donate to those in need

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Here are a few ways people can donate to communities hit during the Memorial Day tornado outbreak. 


Dayton area

  • Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund of The Dayton Foundation. Credit card donations can be made at this link: or mail checks to The Dayton Foundation, 40 N. Main St., Suite 500, Dayton 45423.
  • Red Cross: Call 1-800-RED-CROSS visit or text RedCROSS to 90999.
  • Donate to the Dayton Foodbank:
  • Dayton Vineyard Life Church (4051 Indian Ripple Rd., Beavercreek) is accepting monetary donations to purchase food, water, and other items in bulk.
  • Community Blood Center is in need of type O blood positive. Schedule donations at or call 1-800-388-GIVE.
  • St. Vincent de Paul Community Store 24/7 Donation Center: 120 W. Apple St., Dayton
  • Abundant Season Church, 643 Troy St., Dayton. Call 937-520-9017 for hours and info
  • Drop off points for in-kind donations smaller than a skid:
    Northwest Recreation Center, 1600 Princeton Dr.
    Greater Dayton Recration Center, 2021 W. Third St.

Harrison Twp.

  • Financial and supply donations can be dropped off at these locations. These locations are no longer accepting bottled water. 
    • Station No. 94
      2400 Turner Rd.
    • FHMCC
      Door No. 10 at Northridge High School
    • Shiloh Church
      5300 Philadelphia Dr.


  • Visit or call First Baptist Church at 3939 Swigart Rd. or 937-429-1671. 
  • Facebook: Search “Beavercreek Tornado Network” 


  • To volunteer, call or visit First Baptist Church at 3939 Swigart Rd. at 937-429-1671.
  • Check the City of Brookville website for information here

West Milton

  • Contact Miami Lanes bowling alley on South Miami St. for information on volunteering.  


  • Contact Celina Rotary to give a financial donation. Food and water donations can be given to Call Ministries on 420 N. Brandon Ave. 

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