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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (April 17, 2020) — Late on Easter Sunday/early Monday morning, April 12, 2020, an EF-3 tornado swept through Chattanooga, causing significant damage to both Morning Pointe of Chattanooga and The Lantern at Morning Pointe Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence — both located on Shallowford Road. All residents were safely evacuated, but many left with just the clothes they had on at the time of the storm.

You can help by donating basic necessity items that will be delivered to our residents. Suggested items include:

  • Travel-sized toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, prepackaged soap)
  • Bottled water
  • Paper plates
  • Plastic silverware
  • Garbage bags
  • Baby wipes
  • Blankets
  • Lotions
  • Towels
  • Washcloths
  • Bed sheets
  • Snacks
  • Puzzles
  • Handwritten cards of encouragement


Donations can be dropped off at two area locations:

Morning Pointe Senior Living corporate office: 6020 Arbury Way, Ooltewah TN 37363

Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd: 7454 East Brainerd Rd., Chattanooga, TN 37421

For more information about the disaster relief drive for Morning Pointe residents, please call 423-693-5116 or visit morningpointe.com.