Greensboro Tornado Relief

As professionals in the low-income housing sector, we at the Greensboro Housing Hub are working alongside Disaster Relief Specialists to help with the immediate needs of our residents.

Want to Give $…
Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro – Click here to donate to the East Greensboro Tornado Relief
United Way of Greater Greensboro – Click here to donate to GSO Tornado Relief

Want to Donate Materials…
Habitat Greensboro is collecting construction materials including plywood, chainsaws, power tools, 3” screws, hardhats and safety googles at the Greensboro Housing Hub, 1031 Summit Ave. Call 336.232.0144 for drop-off info.

Interactive Resource Center is collecting non-perishable food, toiletry and household supplies at their location 407 East Washington St.

Guilford Education Alliance is collecting school supplies at 311 Pomona Drive. Contact at 336.841-4332or

Goodwill is collecting clothing and other household items at their stores.

Want to Volunteer…
Click here to view and sign up for Habitat for Humanity disaster relief construction volunteer positions.
Must be 18 years of age or older to participate in Habitat Greater Greensboro Disaster Relief Construction volunteer opportunities.
Required attire: hard-sole, closed-toe shoes; loose fitting jeans and/or construction attire, hard hats, and safety goggles. At this time, we are in need of skilled people with construction experience. Please bring roof tarps, chain saws, and tools if you have them.

Need Help…
There are two Disaster Relief Centers open this week:

Willow Oaks Community Center, 1815 Everitt St.
Peeler Recreation Center, 1300 Sykes Ave

from 10am – 7pm. Residents effected by the storm can visit to get resources for assistance.

FEMA assistance: 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will close its Greensboro disaster assistance center at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 11.
The center, located at the Guilford County Department of Public Health at 1203 Maple St., will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today through Saturday and again on Monday. It’s closed Sunday.
Survivors of the April 15 tornado that struck east Greensboro still may apply for disaster aid online or by phone. The deadline is July 9.

FEMA’s disaster assistance website is The phone number is 800-621-3362.

Need Housing…
Greensboro Housing Coalition is managing the intake process for those displaced by tornado damage. For more information, call 336.691-9521 or come to the offices in the Greensboro Housing Hub, 1031 Summit Avenue.

How to Apply for Housing Assistance
Persons who are displaced due to the tornado disaster in the city of Greensboro may apply for housing assistance. The funding available may cover first month’s rent, deposit, and utility deposits up to $1500 with the exception of water deposits.
Eligible applicants should visit in person one of the following locations to apply for housing relief. These locations will operate Monday-Friday during their business hours. Each location will remain in place until further notice.

Greensboro Housing Coalition
1031 Summit Ave
Greensboro, NC 27405

Willow Oaks Community Center (opens 9:00 am)
Greensboro Housing Coalition (assisted by Habitat for Humanity Homeowner Services & Neighborhood Outreach)
1815 Everitt Street
Greensboro, NC 27401

The Salvation Army Center of Hope
1311 S. Eugene
Greensboro, NC 27406

Additional Help…
U-Haul is offering one month free self-storage to residents displaced or impacted by the storm at its Triad locations.

Tide Loads of Hope, free laundry service is at Evangel Fellowship Church of God, 2207 E. Cone Blvd. Open 9am to 5pm daily.

Business Assistance
Greensboro Community Development Fund will provide small gap loans with expedited approval to businesses waiting for insurance claims. Call 336-256-9350 for more information.

Questions? Call the City of Greensboro Contact Center at 336-373-CITY (2489) or visit the City of Greensboro website for tornado recovery here.

We will continue to update this list as we get more information, please email to add or change any information listed.