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Statement from State Sen. Aaron Freeman

State Sen. Aaron Freeman (R-Indianapolis) made the following statement today regarding the tornado that hit Johnson County:

STATEHOUSE (April 3, 2023) – "My heart goes out to the families whose lives were upended by the storms that tore through Johnson County over the weekend.

"Currently, a number of community organizations are coming together to support those displaced by the damage, with Grace Assembly of God serving as a tornado relief center this week. They are currently accepting donations of food, diapers, baby formula and other essentials. They will also be organizing volunteers to clean up debris in the area. The United Way of Johnson County, the Salvation Army and the American Red Cross are accepting cash donations as well.

"The governor has declared a state of emergency for the county, with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency assessing the damage as we plan a path forward.

"In the face of tremendous adversity, it has been incredibly heartening to see the outpouring of support from our community and the willingness to help our neighbors this week. I will be keeping those in need and the selfless volunteers in my prayers.

"If you are in need of assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to my office by email at or by phone at 800-382-9467."


State Sen. Aaron Freeman (R-Indianapolis) represents Senate District 32, which includes portions of Johnson and Marion counties.

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