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GET HELP: Resources available for Big Bend neighbors affected by storm damage

Tornadoes and severe weather damaged homes in the Tallahassee area
Posted at 4:45 PM, May 14, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-14 16:45:37-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Resources are available for neighbors working to recovery from recent severe weather in the Big Bend. Watch our report from one of the worst hit parts of Leon County above.

The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce shared ways you can get help below.


Second Harvest Disaster Distribution (1,000 Households):
Thursday, May 16th
Location: Governors Square Mall (Old Sears Parking Lot)Start
Time: 5 PM - While Supplies Last 

Wakulla Giving Hands:
Friday, May 17th
Location: 6057 Natural Bridge Road, Tallahassee, FL 32305
Start Time: 5/17/2024 9:00 AM
End Time: 5/17/2024 11:00 AM 

New Covenant/Good Samaritan:
Saturday, May 18th
Location: 4420 Shelfer Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32305
Start Time: 5/18/2024 10:00 AM
End Time: 5/18/2024 1:00 PM


Tuesday, May 14: 11 AM - 7 PM
Wednesday, May 15: 7 AM - 7 PM

J. Lewis Sr. Woodville Park and Recreation Complex
1492 J. Lewis Hall Sr. Lane

Jane G. Sauls Fort Braden Branch Library
16327 Blountstown Highway

Apalachee Regional Park
7550 Apalachee Parkway

Tarps are also available at these points while supplies last.


Al Lawson Jr Multipurpose
1800 Wahnish Way
Tallahassee, FL 32307

Red Cross of North Florida Reception Center
1115 Easterwood Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32311

Click here for more information on volunteering with Red Cross of North Florida. Click here for more Red Cross donation information.


  • Samaritan's Purse: 833-747-1234
  • Florida Baptist Disaster Relief and Recovery Ministries: 904-253-0502
  • Click here to see the best way to hire a tree service for any fallen trees where you live.


Click here to report damage from the storms that impacted Leon County May 10. This information will be used to assist in collecting consolidated impact information and will be provided to other State and Federal agencies as they assess the damage.

You can also get your business damage assessed through the state. Click here to get started.

The Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program provides short-term, zero-interest working capital loans that are intended to “bridge the gap” after a storm. Click here to see if you qualify for help.