Rescue and Recovery Giving Options for Fire Victims

We want to thank you for your many phone calls and emails in regard to how you can help those affected by the recent wildfires.

The “My People Fund” is done by the Dollywood Foundation.



The Sevier County Humane Society has taken on hundreds of pets from displaced home owners and visitors. Currently, there are slightly over 100 animals and they can use funding and volunteers. Their Facebook page has links to where you can donate and how you can sign up. We thank you in advance.







scfm_logoWith the loss of jobs and businesses in the community, the Sevier County Food Ministry is always in the forefront for considering those in need. Sevier County Food Ministries is the elected benefactor for Elkmont Wealth Management and we encourage you to also give to this worthy organization. Whether it is time or money you can give, this organization will appreciate your time and treasure.





graph-1Smoky Mountain Area Rescue Ministry is a local ministry that has been helping the disadvantaged in Sevier County for many years. Following the East Tennessee wildfires that affected Gatlinburg and Sevier County, SMARM received a challenge from a generous local family. SMARM is working to raise $30,000 in their Fire Rescue Hope Challenge. The family will then support with a large monetary gift that will greatly increase the value of the money raised. This fund will be used for establishing locals who are working to get on their feet. Utility bills, home needs, clothing needs and more are addressed through this fund.







Medical needs will be an ongoing and long term need as families work to get their homes and lives re-established. Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic serves the uninsured and the underinsured. Nearly 22,000 people have met the criteria to be served and the numbers grow. Through this disaster the clinics numbers will grow. Sevier County residents are served.