Goshen tornado: Here’s how you can help

Clean-up continues in Goshen
Published: Jul. 8, 2022 at 8:08 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 11, 2022 at 4:24 AM EDT
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GOSHEN TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WXIX) - You can still help the victims of an EF2 tornado that touched down in Clermont County.

The tornado was on the ground in Goshen from about 3:06 p.m. to 3:14 p.m on Wednesday, July 6, according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington.

It started in Newtonville and ended in Pleasant Plain.

The tornado’s maximum wind speed was 130 mph and its path length was 4.5 miles, the NWS says.

The tornado damaged homes, businesses and several buildings, including Goshen’s fire and police stations.

As officials and residents continue to clean up, there are ways you can help supply the resources they need.

The Clermont County Emergency Management Agency says to call (513) 735-8500 for non-emergencies and to donate items.

If you want to volunteer or have physical donations (water, food, etc.) you should also contact EMA at the number above to coordinate.

Matthew 25: Ministries’ Disaster Response Team also was in Goshen the day after the tornado to deliver personal care and first aid supplies.

The nonprofit is still accepting cash donations and volunteers at its Blue Ash facility, as well as credit card donations online - 11060 Kenwood Road.

Cincy Shirts is selling Take care of each other” shirts with 100% of the proceeds going to Matthew 25: Ministries relief efforts.

A few Cincinnati Reds players wore the shirts prior to Sunday’s game.

Kroger is supporting first responders and residents by providing water, meals, and non-perishable products.

Three truckloads of water were delivered to Goshen High School and additional resources will be available for residents in the coming days.

The Goshen Township Administration designated a dropoff site for storm debris.

Two dumpsters are open at the old school property on Goshen Road across from McDonald’s.

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