Canton Tornados - Ways You Can Help Disaster Relief

Tornado strikes late Saturday, April 29, have killed 5 people and left dozens injured. 

Although volunteers are not yet needed at this time, there are several ways people can help:

• Christus Trinity Mother Frances HealthPark - Lindale set up a donation site to receive materials for those affected by the storm, including water, tarps and plastic bins.

• The Van Zandt County Fire Marshal/Emergency Management said on its Facebook page water donations were being accepted at the Champion EMS station, 101 Industrial Blvd., in Canton (behind the Canton Fire Department on Texas Highway 19).

• Donations can be made to the American Red Cross Serving East Texas Disaster relief at 1-800-RED-CROSS

• U-Haul is offering 30 days of free storage for tornado victims.


Shelters have been setup for those in need:

Canton – First Methodist Church Life Center, 600 S. Buffalo, Canton, TX

Emory – Emory City Center, 735 Texas Street North, Emory, TX

Eustace- Eustace High School, 318 FM 316 South, Eustace, TX


For all the ways you can help with Canton disaster relief, visit Red Cross of North Texas.

LIVE: Tornado update

Officials in Van Zandt County updating the latest on Saturday’s devastating tornadoes.

Posted by WFAA-TV on Sunday, April 30, 2017

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