Local Red Cross volunteer gives update from North Carolina

Local Red Cross volunteer gives update from North Carolina

Jim McIntyre, American Red Cross NE Ohio Region spokesperson, said Friday morning one truck was to leave from Cleveland, two from Akron and one from Canton.

The drivers will join the more than 150 volunteers already stationed there, said Bob Sheldon, assistant director for operations for Georgia Red Cross.

"We are prepared and are projected to serve as many as 100,000 people", said Robertson. They are giving people shelter, food, blankets, clothing and comfort.

The impacts of Hurricane Florence will be felt for months to come.

Kroger is partnering with the American Red Cross to provide aid to those affected by Florence, starting Monday, September 17th.

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Koch, who retired 1 1/2 years ago from his architectural antique retail store, refused to watch the natural disaster play out on a screen.

"It's somewhat self-fulfilling going out and helping people who are in great need". Rangers from Arizona are working with urban search and rescue teams in North Carolina. "And to be able to listen to their story, to give them hope", said Herbert Cleveland Sr., a Red Cross volunteer heading to the East Coast.

Save the Children helps families and children by providing child-focused supplies to affected families. Donors can designate their donation to Hurricane Florence relief efforts by choosing that option when donating on redcross.org or on 1-800-RED CROSS. Platelet and type O blood donations are especially needed right now.

To make monetary donations to Team Rubicon's efforts, you can visit their website, where they have a donation form set up on their homepage dedicated to Hurricane Florence relief.

If you want to help, Adams said, now is the time to apply.

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