FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
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FEMA WILL BE OPENING AN OFFICE IN THE ZION POLLING PLACE ON 1986 SKIPPERS ROAD IN THE CITY OF EMPORIA THIS TUESDAY, MAY 28. A FEMA OFFICIAL WILL BE ON HAND TO ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS TORNADO VICTIMS MAY HAVE ABOUT DISASTER ASSISTANCE.
IF YOU’VE ALREADY REGISTERED FOR ASSISTANCE AND STILL HAVE QUESTIONS, YOU CAN GET YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED IN PERSON.
THE OFFICE WILL BE OPEN TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 1 PM TO 6 PM.
AFFECTED RESIDENTS AND BUSINESS OWNERS MAY APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE IMMEDIATELY BY CALLING 1-800-621-FEMA or 1-800-621-3362.
THE NUMBER WILL NOT BE OPERATING THIS SUNDAY AND MEMORIAL DAY.
[NOTE TO EDITOR: DROP THE ABOVE SENTENCE AFTER MONDAY.]
Be ready. Be willing to help.
Virginia Disaster Relief Fund
How is the money distributed?
Fund proceeds will be distributed to local long-term recovery groups, members of the Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and other non-profit and faith-based organizations as a grant.
Many of these groups work directly with individuals and families following a disaster.
How else can I donate?
The Virginia Disaster Relief Fund benefits projects that include: repair or rebuilding of underinsured dwellings, transportation assistance, replacing essential household items, helping renters establish new rental residence, temporary living expenses while recovering from loss, and more.
How can I donate?
If you want to help, send checks made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia with “Virginia Disaster Relief Fund” noted in the memo line to:
P.O. Box 1971
Richmond, VA 23218-1971