Voluntary Agencies Assisting Wise County Residents Following Severe Winter Weather

February 27, 2015  //  

VDEM Press Release

10501 Trade Court
Richmond, Virginia 23226

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Feb. 27, 2015

CONTACT: Amanda Reidelbach
(804) 840-6170or (804) 674-2400
amanda.reidelbach@vdem.virginia.gov

Voluntary Agencies Assisting Wise County Residents Following Severe Winter Weather

RICHMOND, Va. – Wise County residents in need of snow removal assistance are receiving aid from several voluntary agencies following more than a week of heavy snowfall and freezing temperatures. Households with special medical needs will receive priority assistance.

The following organizations are assisting with snow removal and other requests for assistance: Team Rubicon, AmeriCorps, Belmont Christian Church from Christiansburg, Camp Bethel from Wise County and other local community organizations. Team Rubicon will also provide emergency operations support and volunteer management assistance. The Virginia Baptist Mission Board is providing meals for volunteers and the American Red Cross is providing refreshments at the volunteer worksites.

Additional volunteers are not needed at this time. Any residents in need of snow removal assistance can call 276-328-7114 or damage@wiseso.net.

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Be ready. Be willing to help.

Virginia Disaster Relief Fund