FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
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THE DEADLINE FOR VICTIMS OF THE MARCH FLOODING IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA TO REGISTER FOR FEDERAL AND STATE DISASTER ASSISTANCE IS SATURDAY, JUNE 1.
ANY RENTERS, HOMEOWNERS OR BUSINESS OWNERS WHO SUFFERED DAMAGE OR LOSSES FROM FLOODING BETWEEN MARCH 17 AND MARCH 20 ARE ENCOURAGED TO REGISTER.
REGISTRATIONS CAN BE MADE BY CALLING FEMA TOLL-FREE: 1-800-621-3362. THE SPEECH- OR HEARING- IMPAIRED CAN CALL 1-800-462-7585 TO REGISTER. REMEMBER, THE DEADLINE IS SATURDAY, JUNE 1.
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