'Restore The Dream' Aids Flood Victims 6-30-2010 - WSMV Channel 4

'Restore The Dream' Aids Flood Victims 6-30-2010

The WNBA Atlanta Dream and the United Way of Nashville are teaming up to help Nashville recover from the May flood. The Restore the Dream campaign launched Wednesday with the opening of a center in Bellevue.
The Atlanta Dream head coach and general manager, Marynell Meadors, is originally from Nashville and won hundreds of games as the head women's basketball coach at Tennessee Tech.
She returned to her hometown to announce the partnership, which will raise money to help. She said a disaster like this has made her rethink her priorities in life and has urged her to step up and do whatever it takes to help others.
"I think anytime you see disasters like this and people who are in such need, that you, as a person, put behind you things that you think are important," Meadors said. "When it comes to people being flooded and out of their homes, you put that away and try to help as much as you can."
The Restore the Dream campaign vows to keep flood relief efforts in the public eye. All proceeds from the Atlanta Dream's Aug. 1 game will go toward the Restore the Dream fund.
At the five centers, case workers will be able to work individually with families and individuals to determine what their needs are and what they can access.
Bellevue Operated by Catholic Charities Location: 7632 Highway 70 South (perimeter road around Bellevue Center Mall) Hours of Operation: Wednesday through Friday 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday noon-4 p.m.
Madison Operated by Salvation Army Location: 425 Neely’s Bend Road Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Bordeaux Operated by Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Location: 2013 25th Avenue North (McGruder Center) Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Antioch Operated by Conexion Americas Location: 4903 Nolensville Pike Hours of Operation: Wednesday 9 a.m.-noon/12:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (Note: This center will not be open Friday, July 9)
Northwest Nashville Operated by St. Luke’s Location: 5601 New York Avenue Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
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