We want to help connect those who want to assist others who need help. This page contains a list of places where you can donate or volunteer. Our hearts, thoughts, and prayers go out to all the victims of natural disasters in Obion County and their families.
SBA Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents of Obion County, Tennessee, Affected by the Recent Floods
Tennessee businesses and residents affected by the August 3-4 floods in Obion County, Tennessee, are eligible to apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration. If you are located in a declared disaster area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).
Disaster Loans available:
- Business Physical Disaster Loans - Loans to businesses to repair or replace disaster-damaged property owned by the business, including real estate, inventories, supplies, machinery, and equipment. Businesses of any size are eligible. Private, non-profit organizations such as charities, churches, private universities, etc., are also eligible.
- Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) - Working capital loans to help small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture, and most private, non-profit organizations of all sizes meet their ordinary and necessary financial obligations that cannot be met as a direct result of the disaster. These loans are intended to assist through the disaster recovery period.
- Home Disaster Loans - Loans to homeowners or renters to repair or replace disaster-damaged real estate and personal property, including automobiles.
Assistance and apply
Disaster Loan Outreach Center
Obion County Obion Public Library
1221 E. Reelfont Ave. Union City, TN 38261
Monday - Friday, 9 am to 6 pm.
Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm.
Permanently Closes: Friday, Sept. 22 and will only be open from 9 am to 4 pm this day.
The TN 20002 Disaster Declaration physical damage application deadline remains open through November 6th, 2023, and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) application deadline is June 5th, 2024.
Customer Service Representatives will be available at the DLOC to answer questions about the disaster loan program and help individuals complete their applications.
Completed applications should be mailed to:
U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center
14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155
Applicants may apply online and receive additional disaster assistance information at https://lending.sba.gov/. Applicants may also call SBA’s Customer Service Center at (800) 659-2955 or email
Small Businesses Assistance
If your business sustained damages from the recent flood, don't hesitate to contact Landy Fuqua, Director of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, for guidance. While funds may not be available, Landy can assist and offer valuable information.
For complete information on U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) programs, please visit our website at SBA.Gov.
Landy Fuqua, MBA, TCEcD
Director Tennessee Small Business Development Center
UT Martin Regional Entrepreneurship and Economic Development (REED) Center
240 South Lindell Street
Martin, TN 38237
Ph: (731) 587-7333
Relief for victims of the flood through Beulah Baptist Association
If you are a victim of the recent flood and need any assistance, please stop by the Beulah Baptist Association Office at 2126 W. Reelfoot Avenue, Union City, Tennessee 38261, to fill out in-take forms. Our office will receive in-take forms from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday. The deadline to fill out an in-take form is Thursday, August 24th.
Would you like to donate?
Donations can also be turned in at the Beulah Baptist Association Office.
Would you like to volunteer?
Those who wish to volunteer to help with flood victim relief can also report to the Beulah Baptist Association Office.
For any additional information, please call 731-885-2151.
Food, Clothing, Toiletries:
Samburg Assembly of God
253 N. Reelfoot Avenue Hornbeak, TN 38232
Calvary Independent Baptist Church
6665 Push Road Hornbeak, TN
Call Pastor Carl Southerland for more info at 731-697-3209
Macedonia Baptist Church
5209 Macedonia Road Kenton, TN
Giving away clothing & tarps for homes
First Baptist Kenton
204 S. Poplar Street Kenton, TN
Giving away clothing, supplies, and meals
American Red Cross Shelter
First Baptist Church
204 S. Poplar Street Kenton, TN 38233
Obion County Tornado Relief Fund through the Obion County Fair Association
Donate by stopping by:
Security Bank & Trust Co. in Union City, TN
Use Confirmation #57
Or by donating online by clicking HERE.
Samburg Relief Fund
Stop by Security Bank locations to donate
Toys for Tornado Victims
Gofundme created by the Leadership of Tennessee REALTORS® with the goal of raising $30,000 to fill a semi-truck with toys.
Click here to donate!
United Way of Obion County Disaster Relief Fund
Call Michelle at 731-446-2891
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Relief:
Tennessee SBA Flyer (PDF)