First-grader Jacob Jones donated his allowance and inspired his classmates at Lexington's Meadowthorpe Elementary to raise $1,450.
Employees at the Lexington Center collected money to buy 4,040 diapers and other supplies.
Technicians from around the region helped lay cables needed to get West Liberty Elementary School ready for students in its new location after it was damaged by tornadoes.
From the $927 collected from employees and patrons at Billy's Barbecue to ongoing efforts through a rebuilding fund at the Bluegrass Community Foundation, many people have reached out to tornado victims in the West Liberty area who were hit by massive storms on March 2.
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Here are highlights of a few, along with information about how to continue to help.
American Red Cross
Winn Stephens, development director for the American Red Cross Bluegrass Chapter, said the organization received donations of more than $750,000 to local efforts to help in the aftermath of the storm. The job of the Red Cross is to provide immediate relief, he said, so those still wanting to help may want to look at groups focused on long-term aid.
Bluegrass Community Foundation
The non-profit has established the Eastern Kentucky Tornado Rebuilding Fund, said president Lisa Adkins. The fund will benefit all counties declared disaster areas, she said.
"The hard, long work is really going to be engaging the community and potential donors in being involved in the effort in the long term," she said. "This means years."
There is no fund-raising goal for the effort, she said, in part because it's still unclear how great the needs may be.
Those interested in finding out more should contact Allison Lankford at firstname.lastname@example.org or (859) 225-3343. Donations are still being received at BGCF.org.
Christian Appalachian Project
The group provided emergency assistance and is still be on the ground helping communities rebuild. For information or to donate go to ChristianApp.org or call (859) 269-0635.
Central Kentucky Cinderella's Closet
This group is trying help with the April 14 Morgan County High School prom. Send checks to Central Kentucky Cinderella's Closet at First United Methodist Church in Frankfort, 211 Washington Street, Frankfort, 40601-1821 or call (502) 227-7430. Write Morgan County on the check memo line.
To donate money for silk or fresh flowers send a check to Morgan County High School, 150 Road to Success, West Liberty, 41472. Write prom on the memo line.