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Volunteer to help the survivors of the Super Tuesday Tornado



Thank you for your interest in volunteering to help Putnam County residents affected by the May 28, 2021 tornado

To sign-up:

1.     Complete the online registration.

2.     Download + Print the Volunteer Waiver Form

3.     Sign + present form in-person the day-of volunteer assignment.

Please understand that cleanup and recovery processes will be ongoing. Once you have registered, you will be placed on a standby list as a needed and ready resource for the volunteer leadership team. Once the need arises, you will be contacted by one of our volunteer team leaders.

The number of volunteers per day will be dependent upon assessed need each day. This is based on requests for assistance submitted by survivors. We understand, and appreciate, all efforts to support those affected by the storms and want to ensure everyone has a chance to help.

Note: You may also sign-up in-person at the Volunteer Reception Center, located at the Putnam County Fairgrounds,  155 Fairground St, Cookeville, Women’s Building, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed Mondays).


Appropriate workwear required, e.g. work shoes, long work pants, no shorts, no sandals or flip flops. Long sleeves are recommended. If you have safety glasses/goggles and/or gloves, it is recommended you bring them. Some may be available, as supplies last. 

**All volunteers are encouraged to bring hand sanitizer with you to your volutneer time. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to work and support the survivors of the storm, but want to ensure we are all taking precautions to protect volunteers and survivors. If you are sick, either not feeling well or have a fever, please contact your volunteer team leader and do not volunteer for your scheduled time. **

Must be 18 years or older.