Local organizations collecting donations
(WS) The Winston Salem Forsyth County Wrecker Association is collecting donations flood victims in Lumberton, NC
Non-Perishable Food (Canned Food)
Personal Hygiene Items
First Aide Supplies
Drop-Off date: Thursday, October 27th
Location: Ray’s Body Shop and Wrecker Service, 4345 S Main St,
Winston-Salem, NC 27127. Contact Jerry Mathis at 336-788-6174.
Lexington: Supplies are being collected for flood victims in Lumberton
You can drop off items at the Lexington YMCA, Davidson County Community Action, Union Baptist Church and Worley Insurance on N Main street in Lexington. No donation is too small. Contact: Kassie Newman
Kernersville – The Bridge Fellowship / Disaster relief for Lumberton NC
Contact Pastor Harry Neal at 336-996-6880.
Collecting donations of water, cleaning supplies (clorox wipes, paper towels and yard tools) to help those in need.
If you are a local business in Greensboro and Burlington and would like to donate items to help flood victims in Goldsboro, please contact John Peterson (Nationwide Insurance Agency) at 336. 227.0154.
Interesting Fact: FLOODING is the most common (+ costly) disaster in the US.
A little over half (53%) of homeowners had flood insurance last year (2015).
FYI: Flood insurance costs on average less than $600 a year. FEMA
American Red Cross – The Red Cross of Eastern North Carolina is looking for volunteers to help manage shelters, deliver food and answer phone calls. Blood donations needed: http://rdcrss.org/1RzohGb.
Baptists on Mission / NC Baptist Men – Volunteers from Baptists on Mission are preparing hot meals for victims of Hurricane Matthew at various locations throughout the week. *Volunteers are needed to help prepare and serve meals and assist with clean-up. The organization is also asking for donations of canned food items, cleaning supplies and diapers, and also monetary donations. For more information: http://baptistsonmission.org.
Salvation Army – The Salvation Army is asking for donations to help with disaster relief. In Fayetteville: Donations needed include travel-size toiletries (soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes), plus pillows, blankets and trash bags. Items can be dropped off at area Salvation Army locations. To donate money, go online to https://goo.gl/PptJEZ Call 1-800-SAL-ARMY or text STORM to 51555.
Feed the Hunger – Feed the Hunger, an organization based in Graham, is packing meals to send to hurricane victims in Haiti, Jamaica and cities across the southeastern US. The organization is hosting packing events in Burlington and Greensboro on Oct. 22 and in Charlotte on Oct. 28-29. Details at http://www.feedthehunger.org
Samaritan’s Purse https://www.facebook.com/SamaritansPurse/
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