Recovery efforts continue in Goshen. Here’s how you can still help


Volunteers traveled to Goshen Township on Saturday morning to help after a devastating tornado hit the small community on Wednesday.

Officials said numerous homes, businesses and several buildings in the township were damaged by the EF2 tornado.

Relief efforts were underway hours after the storm hit, but many community members still needed help, officials said.

On Saturday, hundreds of volunteers and officials joined in the cleanup efforts.

Volunteers will also help on Sundays. Officials are asking anyone planning to help with relief efforts to register in advance.

The Clermont Departmental Emergency Management Agency is collecting a list of available volunteers, who must register with the agency. Any individual, group or organization looking to volunteer should call the helpline at 513-735-8500.

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Volunteers will help residents clean their properties, remove debris and perform other tasks.

Township officials said many roads will be closed while cleanup efforts are underway. Those who do not live or work in the community are asked to stay away for safety reasons.

Those who want to help can also donate to the Goshen Tornado Relief Fund, a disaster relief fund created by Connect Clermont.

Officials said checks are the preferred means of giving. Checks can be made to “Connect Clermont” with Goshen area relief in the memo line.

Checks can be mailed to Connect Clermont at 2400 Clermont Center Drive Suite 100 Batavia, OH 45103.

Cash or check donations can be taken to any National Park Bank location.


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