One goal of this Tornado Disaster Recovery Program is to address damaged homes
of folks who have been unable to receive help until now.
Greensboro Tornado Recovery -
A Story of Resilience and Compassion
A booklet in recognition of the one year anniversary of April 2018's tornado.
Storm Recovery Alliance
The Storm Recovery Alliance (SRA) is a coalition of local agencies, along with the City of Greensboro, formed to coordinate the community’s response to 2018's tornado and other severe storms. The SRA is committed to strengthening public outreach and prioritizing and coordinating services to those with the greatest need. The SRA meets at the Greensboro Housing Hub, 1031 Summit Ave., to address storm recovery and build a better east Greensboro.
The SRA consists of representatives of City Council, City staff and local nonprofit agencies, working in the following capacities:
- Direct Assistance, Rehousing and Case Management:
American Red Cross, Greensboro Housing Coalition, Salvation Army, Greensboro Urban Ministry, Greensboro Housing Authority, Goodwill Industries, Turning Point 180, Housing Consultants Group, Ready4Change and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Greensboro
Housing Developers & Home Repair Organizations:
Habitat for Humanity, Community Housing Solutions, East Greensboro Now, and Partnership Homes
- Volunteer Coordination & Community Outreach:
Greensboro Volunteer Center, East Greensboro Collective and North Carolina A&T State University.
Local funding partners include the Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro and United Way of Greater Greensboro. To date donations have gone toward housing stability, which includes rental assistance, security deposits, utility assistance, food and transportation expenses, household supplies, etc. Funding is made available to local nonprofit organizations providing housing stability services.