Background Information: The National Weather Service has referred to Florence as the “storm of a lifetime” for the region. Hurricane Florence made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on Friday, Sept. 14, packing sustained 90 mph winds and heavy rain. The storm crawled through the Carolinas dumping record-breaking rainfall and causing severe flooding.
We're putting together a disaster relief team in partnership with Samaritan's Purse to assist those impacted by the storm.
Sunday, September 23 at 6pm
Location to be announced.
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Volunteers will be assisting homeowners affected by the hurricane. Volunteers will assist with mud-outs, debris cleanup, roof tarping and chainsaw work.
Volunteers must be at least 14 years or older. Youth, ages 14-15, must be accompanied by their parent/legal guardian and youth, ages 16-17, must be accompanied by an adult chaperone unless the team is registered as a youth group.
Meals and sleeping quarters will be provided for overnight volunteers. Volunteers need to bring twin size air mattress or cot, linens/sleeping bag, pillow, towels and personal hygiene items. Tools will be provided, but volunteers may bring their own tool belts and small hand tools. Volunteers should dress in long pants and bring work gloves, safety glasses, and sturdy boots. Volunteers should bring rubber boots for working in flooded areas.