Central Indiana Ravaged by Deadly Tornadoes, Community Rallies to Aid Victims

Central Indiana Ravaged by Deadly Tornadoes, Community Rallies to Aid Victims

INDIANAPOLIS, April 5, 2023 – Central Indiana was hit by more than a dozen tornadoes late Friday into early Saturday, leaving behind a path of destruction that claimed the lives of at least five people. The storms caused severe damage to homes and businesses, uprooted trees, knocked down power lines, and scattered debris across several communities. The worst affected areas included Sullivan County, Johnson County, and Owen County. In the aftermath of this tragic event, many are asking how they can help.

Freije & Freije Auctioneers, a Jeff Martin Auctioneers’ Partner, a leading auctioneer of construction and farm equipment, has stepped up to the plate and pledged to donate a case of water for every registered bidder in their upcoming April 6th auction. Additionally, donations can be brought to their Clayton, IN office and will be taken to The Refuge, a faith-based community outreach center in Johnson County. Donations accepted at 2340 W US Highway 40, Clayton, IN 46118.

The Refuge is dedicated to providing physical, emotional, academic, and spiritual support to the residents of Johnson County. It is supported by local churches, organizations, businesses, and individuals, and relies on the generosity and kindness of the community to be able to help those in need. The Refuge welcomes donations of water, bottled drinks, hygiene products, and other essential items that can help the victims of this disaster. For more information about The Refuge and their mission, please visit TheRefugeInc.com.

By working together, we can help those affected by these devastating tornadoes and help them get back on their feet.

Media Contact: JD Miller Assistant Marketing Director Freije & Freije Auctioneers – Jeff Martin Auctioneers 2340 W US Highway 40, Clayton, IN 46118 844.450.6200 JD@JeffMartinAuctioneers.com