Gift cards to be distributed to new homeowners, volunteers as part of Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund

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MAYFIELD, Ky. (KBSI) – Gift cards will be distributed to new homeowners and volunteers in western Kentucky as part of the Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund.

Tornadoes devastated Mayfield on December 10. Several dozen people were killed in the storm.

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that gift cards will be distributed to new homeowners and volunteers in western Kentucky.

More than $14,000 in gift cards have been collected. The gift cards to grocery stores and home improvement stores will be part of a welcome package to help families who are moving into new homes funded by the Team Western Kentucky Tornado Relief Fund.

Donated restaurant gift cards will be provided to workers assisting with remodeling and reconstruction of damaged properties.

At least 300 homes will be built in western Kentucky in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity, the Fuller Center, and Homes and Hope for Kentucky. More than 50 will be completed by the end of the year, according to the Office of Gov. Beshear.

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