Gov. Perdue announced that she has set up a fund to provide financial assistance for victims of the tornadoes and storms. The N.C. Disaster Relief Fund will accept monetary donations and is managed by the Governor's office in partnership with the United Way of North Carolina.

Donations are tax deductible and 100 percent of donated funds will go to survivors. To donate or get information about the fund, please go to  

“For those looking for a way to give back,” Gov. Perdue said, “this is a great opportunity to help.”


Inter-Faith Food ShuttleSets Up Emergency Food Pick Up and Drop Off Location at 1001 Blair Drive

April 19, 2011 (Raleigh, NC) - Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (IFFS) is distributing food directly to people impacted by the Tornadoes. People experiencing food hardship may come to the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle headquarters, located at 1001 Blair Drive (off of Centennial Drive near the State Farmers Market). IFFS Staff and volunteers are in the parking lot distributing food and accepting donations.

If You or Someone You Know Needs Food

* Come to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, 1001 Blair Drive, in Raleigh, NC to receive emergency supplies of food
* Or call (919) 250-0043 to find a partner agency distributing food