Maple Street Flooded.jpg

POWELL COUNTY DISASTER RELIEF

 

If you have an emergency, dial 911

This site is not meant to be used in place of Powell County Emergency Services. If you are in immediate danger or are experiencing a health emergency, please dial 911 immediately.

 

WHAT WE DO

Powell County Disaster Relief is focused on assisting emergency efforts of all sizes by providing support to Powell County and surrounding communities with disaster related needs. Through coordination with Governmental and private organizations, we receive, store, and distribute monetary and physical donations to those in need of aid.

Kennon Stretch underwater by Ben Childer
 

SERVICES

We try to help Powell Countians recover after a disaster by coordinating volunteers with the people that need help. We do this by matching the specialties of our volunteers with the needs of those requesting assistance.

Tools.jpg
Flooded%20House%20by%20Kenny%20Rice_edited.jpg
Donations by City of Clay City.jpg

VOLUNTEER

Volunteers are called upon to aid in disaster relief. This may include serving meals, repair work, clean-up, or any other activity that can help out our neighbors in their time of need.

REQUEST ASSISTANCE

If you need help, we're here. Let us know who you are, where you are, how to get in touch with you, and what you need. We will try our best to coordinate the help you need as quickly as possible.

DONATE

While we don't accept money directly at this time, we
are accepting supplies that our volunteers can use to help clean and repair affected areas. We have a list of supplies that we currently need and a list of drop-off locations on our Donate page.

 
Powell County Office of Public Informati

POWELL COUNTY OFFICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION

The Powell County Office of Public Information offers important alerts relating to local government activities, and emergency bulletins in our community.

 

NEWS & UPDATES

REQUEST APPLIANCE & BUILDING MATERIALS

March 31st, 2021

To best allocate our limited number of supplies, we have a new form that you can fill out to request building materials, appliances, home goods, etc. We will try and fulfill all the orders as best we can, but again, we have a limited number of supplies. As new donations come in, we will use these request forms to target distribution of supplies as quickly as possible.

FUNDRAISER @ THE BARN

March 26th, 2021

Mark you calendars for April 3rd. We will be hosting a fundraiser at The Barn at the Gorge to directly support families affected by the recent flooding in Powell County. We will have food, an auction, and some of the finest entertainment in Eastern Kentucky! Bring the whole family out to support a truly worthy cause.

GET EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS

March 25th, 2021

Staying informed saves lives! With tornado season around the corner, we need to keep on our toes. Sign up to receive "Code Red" announcements from Powell County Emergency Management so you'll stay ahead of the next disaster.

BUILDING SUPPLIES STILL NEEDED

March 12th, 2021

At the current time, we only have a need for building supplies. We are no longer able to accept donations of food, water, personal care items, cleaning supplies, etc. We updated the list on our Donation page with the most current information.

WE STILL HAVE WATER

March 12th, 2021

We still have a lot of water to distribute. Also, we can no longer receive donations of water. Please come pick up water at the following location:

MONETARY DONATIONS

March 12th, 2021

If you would like to donate, but are unable to donate building supplies, Powell County Kiwanis Club is still accepting donations for disaster relief in Powell County.

 

PHOTO CREDITS

We would like to credit the following people/organizations for the use of their photos: