The Community Foundation announced that two years after the flood in May 2010, all of the $15.04 million donated for flood relief have been distributed or allocated to organizations addressing flood recovery in Tennessee.
Through the work of The Foundation’s nonprofit flood grantees, progress toward recovery
- 11,978 damaged homes repaired.
- 586 homes rebuilt.
- 3,210 pieces of furniture and appliances provided,
including couches, beds, stoves, refrigerators and more.
- 1,239 people received rental or
- 794,267 volunteer hours dedicated to flood response,
rebuilding and restoration projects.
- 18,250 flood survivors provided access to counseling
- 8,585 flood victims’ calls for help answered by 2-1-1.
- 5,475 flood-affected homes in Davidson County visited
through door-to-door outreach to assess continuing needs and connect flood
survivors with the Flood Recovery Network or other resources.
- 2,002 cash gift cards provided to help flood survivors
purchase clothes, construction materials or other needed items.
- 143 tons of debris cleared from waterways.
- 182,000 flood-impacted clients helped across Tennessee
through a broad range of nonprofit services.