LIST: Resources for Oconee Co. residents recovering from tornado


OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – The City of Seneca and Oconee County are continuing recovery efforts after last weekend’s tornado.

Officials urge citizens to avoid South Oak Street between 5th Street and Daniel Avenue during the disaster recovery.

If you wish to volunteer to help with the clean-up visit the SC voluntary organizations website here.

Donations are being accepted at the Shaver Complex at 698 W. South 4th Street in Seneca during daylight hours. Officials are also partnering with Clemson Paw Partners for pet food donations and pick-up at the complex.

Feeding sites are at the following locations:

  • Oconee Community Theater (8001 Utica Street, Seneca)
  • Shaver Complex (698 W South 4th Street, Seneca)

Food Service Coordinator: (864-710-1548) for hot prepared meals (9 a.m.- 5 p.m.)

Shower and laundries are available for public use at the following locations:

  • Shaver Complex (698 W South 4th, Seneca) – Laundry
  • Seneca Rescue Squad (223 Goddard Avenue, Seneca) – Laundry
  • Tiger Wash (491 E Main Street, Seneca) – Laundry
  • YMCA (370 Memorial Drive, Seneca) – Shower services

Laundry services are FREE Mon – Sat 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Designated pick-up points to transport all impacted citizens in need of laundry, shower and donations are at the following locations:

  • Live Changing Ministries (936 S. Depot Street, Seneca)
  • Oconee Community Theater (8001 Utica Street, Seneca)
  • South Carolina Regional Housing Authority (417 Tribble Street, Seneca)

Donated Goods Coordinator: (864-710-0166) for goods to be donated.

Cash donations

-Checks payable to: Seneca Tornado Relief Fund – Seneca Animal Hospital
Drop off at: Seneca City Hall or Oconee Fed S&L Window 1925 Sandifer Blvd 104 Return Church Road
Mail to: Seneca City Hall PO Box 4773 Seneca, SC 29679 Seneca, SC (Has: room for 25 to 50 pets 50% off)

Non-perishable food

-Golden Corner Food Pantry
635 Business Park Dr
Seneca, SC –

Non-food supplies (TP, diapers etc)
-Shaver Rec Center –
698 W South 4th Street Seneca, SC

-Shaver Rec Center – 864-885-2709
698 W South 4th Street

Volunteer Services Coordinator: (864-364-3515) for services to be donated.

Pet Boarding
Oconee Humane Society – 1925 Sandifer Blvd Seneca SC

Contact Rodney Long: 864-888-7173 or 864-888-5807


Red Cross – 864-271-8222

General Cleanup, debris removal, tarping, etc:
-Home Cleanup Hotline – Services are free. Available until May 15, 2020

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