Valerie Elementary School, 3871 Yellowstone Ave., Dayton, will have bottled water and outlets for people to charge cell phones. The school will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Restrooms are not available because the school does not have water pressure.
A Wireless Emergency Communication Center (WECC) was set up by @ It has device charging & computer workstations, wireless phones, tablets & other devices to contact friends, family & other important contacts. The WECC is at Red Cross Shelter, 700 S. James H McGee Blvd.
Potable water will be available at Gateway Cathedral, 5501 Olive Road, Trotwood, at 8 a.m. Thursday. DaVita Dialysis Centers is donating 4,000 gallons of potable water. Please bring containers to get drinkable water.
Thomas A. Cloud Memorial Park in Huber Heights has a water station with hoses set up for anyone who needs water. People can stop by day or night and fill containers by turning on the valve. Please make sure to turn the valve off once you are done. The water station is at the back end of the softball diamond parking lot.
The Dayton Art Institute is offering free admission Thursday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Charging stations will still be available at Leo Bistro and DP&L will distribute ice from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The American Red Cross is operating shelters at Morton Middle School, 8555 Peters Pike, Vandalia for 68 people; The Ridge Church, 7555 Brookville-Phillipsburg Road, for 16 people; and Corinthian Baptist Church, 700 N. James H. McGee, for 52 people. The sites also are providing food, water and supplies to those in need.
The Trotwood Fire & Rescue Department has bottled water and ice at Station 72, 5469 Little Richmond Road. It will be available 24-hours a day until further notice.
City of Dayton is offering free bottled water at the following locations: Greater Dayton Rec Center, 2021 W. Third St. until 9 p.m.; Northwest Rec Center, 1600 Princeton Drive until 9 p.m.; KROC Center, 1000 N. Keowee St. until 9 p.m.; Dayton Fire Station 8, 2636 Stanley Ave. until 8 p.m.; Dayton Fire Station 15, 2801 Wayne Ave. until 8 p.m.
The Wesley Community Center, 3730 Delphos Ave., Dayton is extending its pantry hours to Monday – Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Food and personal supplies will be available at Northridge Church of Christ, 2211 Needmore Road, Harrison Twp. staring Thursday. Personal care kits, baby care kits, boxes of food, cleaning supplies, diapers, shovels, rakes and wheelbarrows. Pick up items between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.
DP&L ice distribution sites: Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park North in Dayton and Trotwood Fire Station #72, 5469 Little Richmond Road in Trotwood. Locations will open from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. today.
Dry ice is available while supplies last at McMaken’s IGA in Brookville, 1 McMaken Lane. Bring a cooler for storage.
Kroger will host a free community cookout for Dayton-area storm victims affected by Monday night’s tornadoes and severe weather. The event is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Kroger store at 3520 W. Siebenthaler Ave. in Harrison Twp.
Diversite Salon, 37 Hillside Court in Englewood, is offering free shampoos, showers, bottled water and food until power and water comes back on for area residents. The salon is located near Brookville and Trotwood.
George’s Family Restaurant, 5216 N. Dixie Drive, is giving away free food and water. The restaurant if without power and the owner, Elesha Snyder, plans to grill the food and give it away as long as it lasts.
The Barrel House, 417 E. Third St. in Dayton has free bottled water.
Sinclair Community College has free bottled water available on the Dayton campus. The free water can be found at: Building 7 in the library loggia; Building 8 in the basement; Building 14 walkway; Building 20 lobby and at 37 Eaker St.
OinkADoodleMoo is opening its restaurants for a “place to rest, get free water, use the internet, or just a place to call home for awhile.” Area locations: 8683 N. Main St., Clayton; 40 N. Main St., Miamisburg; 912 E. Dorothy Lane, Kettering, 10 W. Second St., Dayton.
Ginghamsburg Church’s Fort McKinley Campus, 3721 W. Siebenthaler Ave. in Trotwood is open for those seeking shelter and bottled water is available.
Unity Banquet Center, 735 Cincinnati St formerly Frank Ware Center, will be giving away dinners starting at 1pm. Also passing out water and any other perishable food items that are donated. And for the kids they will be showing a movie.
Veterans: Up to $1,000 is available to Veterans to offset insurance deductibles. Info: 937-225-4801 or email [email protected]
Lyft is providing free rides to the water distribution sites with the code DAYTORELIEF19
Boil advisory remains in effect; EPA water sample results expected today
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