Hotline established for donations to help Southwest Virginia flood victims

April 1, 2011  //  
Virginia Department of Emergency Management
10501 Trade Court, Richmond, VA 23236
CONTACT: Janet L. Clements (804) 897-6510

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 20, 2002


RICHMOND, VA — The Virginia Department of Emergency Management has set up a toll-free number to accept financial donations for the victims of the severe flooding that struck Southwest Virginia on March 18. The donations will be distributed to flood victims through local recovery organizations. Counties affected by the flooding include Buchanan, Dickenson, Lee, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise and Wythe and the cities of Bristol and Norton.
Donors may call toll-free to 1-877-245-5513 to make a contribution. The line will be staffed Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After-hours callers will have the opportunity to leave a message.

Be ready. Be willing to help.

Virginia Disaster Relief Fund