LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- One of the worst tornado events in the history of Kentucky swept across western Kentucky on Dec. 10. According to Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear, at least 77 people have died from the tornadoes that tore through the commonwealth.
Hundreds were left homeless, and donations of money and more have been sent to Kentucky to help.
Here are some ways how you can help with the tornado relief efforts.
Team Western Kentucky tornado relief fund: Beshear has established the relief fund to assist those impacted by the tornados. Visit the website online for more information.
Kentucky Red Cross: Donations can also be sent to the Kentucky Red Cross online click here, by texting REDCROSS to 90999, or by calling 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669).
La Grange Kentucky Main Street Program for Western KY Red Cross: They are accepting donations on their Facebook page to help victims of the severe storms. Facebook is paying for all the processing fees so 100% of the donations will go directly to the nonprofit. For more information visit their website or click here to donate to the American Red Cross.
United Way of Kentucky: They're accepting monetary donations to support the impacted communities online. Families needing help can also call 211, Kentucky's United Way helpline, 24/7, 365 days a year.
Rex Chapman Foundation: The former University of Kentucky basketball player is partnering with the Blue Grass Community Foundation to assist with the tornado relief efforts in western Kentucky. Donate online.
Global Empowerment Mission: GEM Bstrong is partnering with Louisville City FC and Racing Louisville FC among other organizations to help the communities. Racing Louisville FC has donated $10,000 to the organization. Donate here.
Bowling Green: There is now a Bowling Green/Warren County website to directly help those impacted by the tornadoes. There will be daily updates, information on debris reporting, shelter information, road safety updates donation and volunteer opportunities.
Mayfield Graves County Tornado Relief Fund: Checks can be made out to the relief fund by mailing a check C/O independence Bank, P.O Box 9, Fancy Farm, KY 42039 or online. Monetary donations can also be dropped off at any Independence Bank location.