MADISON COUNTY - The Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce is gathering a list of resources for those in our communities affected by the December 10th tornados. Those looking for information regarding new or temporary employment, food insecurity, child-care, education/training, etc. should contact the TMSM Chamber of Commerce at or call 618-667-8769.

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Donations – We have identified GoFundMe pages for all six victims of the tornado at Amazon in Edwardsville, IL – Donations can be made directly to those pages using the information below. Additionally, we have listed funds for an injured employee and resident whose home was damaged.

Etheria S. Hebb, 34, of St. Louis Memorial Fund -

Deandre S. Morrow, 28, of St. Louis Memorial Fund -

Kevin D. Dickey, 62, of Carlyle, Illinois Memorial Fund -

Larry E. Virden, 46, of Collinsville, Illinois Memorial Fund -

Clayton Lynn Cope 29, of Alton, Illinois Memorial Fund -

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Austin J. McEwen 26, Edwardsville, Illinois Memorial Fund -

Craig Yost Injury Fund -

Suzie Home Damage Fund –

The City of Edwardsville has activated their Emergency Relief Fund and is accepting donations via and donate to relief fund | BY PHONE: 855-464-2223 (Point of Contact is Pam Farrar)

The American Red Cross and Salvation Army are actively working to offer aid to the IL Tornado victims and affected areas.

To donate to theAmerican Red Cross of Illinois - ONLINE: visit | GIVE BLOOD: DANGEROUSLY LOW BLOOD SUPPLY | BY MAIL: address to American Red Cross - PO Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037 and include donation form available online | BY PHONE: 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669) | BY TEXT: text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 gift | AMAZON ALEXA: Tell Alexa: “Alexa, make a donation to the American Red Cross.” Your donation is processed through Amazon Pay using the information already stored in your Amazon account.

To donate to the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services USA - ONLINE: visit and select "December 2021 Tornado Outbreak (Illinois & Missouri)" | BY MAIL: address to Salvation Army Central Territory - 10 West Algonquin Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60016 and label "December 2021 Tornado Outbreak (Illinois & Missouri)" | IN-KIND: visit | BY PHONE: 1-800-SAL-ARMY (1-800-725-2769)

The TMSM Chamber of Commerce offers its continued condolences to those who lost loved ones- we acknowledge that the pain caused by this event will last longer than it takes to rebuild a warehouse and extends beyond those who were inside at the time – we are eager to help those displaced in any way we can.

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