(Video above by Etowah County Sheriff’s Office)
ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – The Smith Institute community in Etowah County, just a few miles from Aroney, sustained heavy damage in the April 28 tornadoes.
About 150 houses were damaged and 25 houses possibly destroyed, according to Patrick Huselton, public information officer for the Etowah County EMA.
The Etowah County EMA has a Volunteer Reception Center at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, located at 5850 Sardis Road, Boaz, AL 35956.
If you would like to volunteer with cleanup, please bring a photo ID and check in there.
If you would like to make a financial donation to help victims or first responders, please call 211 to donate through United Way.