Donation sites are available beginning Tuesday, November 26. Individuals should be prepared to unload their own items. These locations will accept bulk and individual donations.
- Hagerty Brothers, 1506 Detweiller Drive in Peoria – 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Catholic Charities, 1825 NE Adams Street in Peoria – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monetary donations are being accepted at all branches of Morton Community Bank, including Washington Community Bank, and can be made to the Washington Tornado Relief Fund. Call (309) 444-1700 for more information.
The East Peoria Chamber of Commerce and City of East Peoria are partnering to establish a relief fund to assist East Peoria families affected by the tornado.
Those donating to the fund should make checks payable to the City of East Peoria and on the memo line write "City of East Peoria Tornado Relief Fund".
Donations can be made in person or mailed to: Morton Community Bank, attention City of East Peoria Tornado Relief Fund, 201 Clock Tower Drive, East Peoria 61611.
A five-person advisory board will oversee distribution of the funds based on devastation and need. Donations are tax deductible and 100 percent of the money collected will go directly to East Peoria families.