Tri-Staters come to the aid of victims from the Nashville tornado

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- As people continue to sift through the destruction in middle Tennessee, Tri-Staters are looking to come to the aid of victims of those tornadoes earlier this week.

The City of Evansville is using the Ohio Valley Conference tournament to collect donations.

Eyewitness News Raven Ford spoke with Mayor Lloyd Winnecke about how you can contribute to relief efforts.

Fans attending the 2020 OVC Basketball Championships can stop by the merchandise stand in the Ford Center lobby, or visit, to make a donation and help with the tornado relief efforts.

Additionally, Evansville area businesses stepped up to help victims by jump starting the local campaign. As of Noon on March 6, the following businesses had donated a total of $10,500.

Old National Bank: $1,000
German American Bank: $1,000
Berry Global: $1,000
South Central, Inc: $1,000
Deaconess: $1,000
Shoe Carnival: $1,500
Evansville Regional Business Committee: $1,000
Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union: $1,000
Ascension St. Vincent: $1,000
Vectren, a CenterPoint Energy Company: $1,000

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(This story was originally published on March 5, 2020)

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